Balance Your Budget With Personal Finance Workshop Held At GCC
PR 61 – March 7, 2013 Department of Public Relations and Marketing
  Administrator, Andrea Stanton 856-415-2229
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Deptford Twp. – Individuals wanting to learn more about personal finance are invited to attend a free, one-night “Basic Budgeting” workshop offered by the Center for People in Transition at Gloucester County College.

On Wednesday, March 20 from 6 to 8 p.m., participants will obtain information on the purpose and importance of a personal budget. Topics include how to create a financial plan based on monthly income and expenses as well as how to stay focused, track and achieve one’s goals.

Nancy L. Hawn, social service and legal resource assistant at the GCC-based Center for People in Transition, will also discuss fixed versus variable spending and short- and long-term savings. The use of credit will be examined. The evening will concluded with a general look at insurance and how it can protect one’s income.
Hawn possesses more than 18 years of experience hiring in legal and not-for-profit environments. She earned her master’s degree in business administration with a specialization in human resource management from Widener University and has worked as both an accountant and adjunct professor at Camden County College.

The seminar is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, please call 856-415-2222 or email This workshop is sponsored by the Heart of Gloucester County.

Gloucester County College’s 250-acre campus is located on Tanyard Road in Deptford, just off Exit 56 of Route 55.