Learn About Financial Education Opportunities

The Office of the State Treasurer (OST) is excited to present financial education opportunities for the public to participate in around the state. Find information about events and links to resources on this page. Additional opportunities will be added as they become available.

Sign up to participate using the links below, or you can reach out to OST Financial Education Coordinator John McKenney with questions. Email John at john.mckenney@tre.wa.gov or call with questions at 360-890-2060.

OST Financial Education Quarterly Newsletters:

2022 Fall Quarter 2023 Winter Quarter 2023 Spring Quarter

Financial Wellness 101 Workshops

(All workshops are free to attend.)

View the schedule below and sign up for our upcoming Financial Wellness 101 workshops — brought to you at no cost by the Office of the State Treasurer and WorkSource Washington. Attendees can participate in-person at WorkSource of Thurston County or attend online — so no matter where you are in Washington you are welcome to participate! Each month, the State Treasurer’s Financial Education Coordinator hosts three different free workshops focused on budgeting, credit & debt, and consumer cautions.

  • The budgeting workshop teaches how to set financial goals and create a budgeting plan.
  • The credit & debt workshop details how to build and improve your credit history and make a debt payoff plan.
  • The consumer cautions workshop teaches techniques to start budgeting conversations with your family and avoid identity theft.

FEBRUARY:

Financial Wellness 101 – Part A: Budgeting:

Tuesday, February 6, 9:00am – 11:00am.

IN-PERSON Registration ONLINE Registration
Financial Wellness 101 – Part B: Credit & Debt:

Tuesday, February 13, 9:00am – 11:00am.

IN-PERSON Registration ONLINE Registration
Financial Wellness 101 – Part C: Consumer Cautions:

Tuesday, February 20, 9:00am – 11:00am.

IN-PERSON Registration ONLINE Registration

Understanding Your Student Loan Debt – A Public Service Loan Forgiveness Workshop:

Did you miss the ‘Understanding Your Student Loan Debt – A Public Service Loan Forgiveness Workshop’ or would you like to review the material? Watch a recording of the workshop here.  Also, you can access the PowerPoint slides from the workshop here.