Jean Chatzky’s “Money School” opens Sept. 10 – and since friends don’t let friends pay retail, I can offer you a discount code.
The financial editor for NBC’s “Today” show and the author of eight books, Chatzky will teach half a dozen virtual personal finance classes in real time (more on that in a minute).
You can choose one or two or take all six for an additional discount. Bonus: You won’t have to worry about mean kids who slam you into lockers or steal your lunch money.
What’s on the syllabus? So glad you asked.
Sept. 17: Budgeting Bootcamp
Oct. 15: Yes, You Can Retire
Oct. 22: Protect Your Financial Life
How it works
You download the course materials in advance and then tune in for a 45-minute lecture followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. During the week after each class, Chatzky and others will stage “virtual office hours,” to let you ask questions you were too shy to ask before or that you didn’t think of until after the class was over.
All classes take place at 8 p.m. Eastern. If a scheduling conflict keeps you from attending, you can request a recorded version. Office hours will be open to you as well.
The cost is $50 per class or $250 for all six – unless you have a code, f course. Individual sessions are $10 off with the code SURVIVING10, and the entire semester is $75 off with the code SURVIVING75.
Sign up at the Money School link above. If you want to Chatzky speak in person, sign up for the Financial Blogger Conference, which takes place Oct. 17-20 in St. Louis. You could hear me speak in person, too, as I’m giving a program about writing.
Note: I’m not getting any kind of compensation for writing this post. It just seemed like an opportunity worth sharing.