Gym time

The Financial Gym hosts a series of events including Wine & Learn Wednesdays, where we can sip and chat about improving our financial lives.

 

 
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How to survive NYC: Frugally & Fabulously!

Wed, Oct 18, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Stop by the Financial Gym to share your favorite city savings hacks and learn some new ways to live fabulously in the big apple on a budget with personal finance author and 13 year New Yorker, Stefanie O'Connell.

Eventbrite - How to survive NYC: Frugally & Fabulously!
 
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Levo league x Financial Gym: Getting Financially Fit 

Tues, Oct 24, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Have you ever wondered if you're making the right moves with your money? Learn some financial prowess during this personal finance masterclass on how to whip your assets into shape. Don't leave your wing woman at home. 

REGISTER HERE

 
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Career Change & Money: Become Your Own Boss without Breaking the Bank

Wed, Oct 25, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Are you thinking about leaving your 9 to 5 to go off on your own?  Maybe you're thinking about launching a freelance career or starting your own business?  Work Bigger and The Financial Gym are setting you up to make a successful career change so you can be your own boss without breaking the bank.

REGISTER HERE

 
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Ladies Get Coffee x The Financial Gym 

Fri, Oct 27, 2017 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM EDT

We're proud to partner with Ladies Get Paid,  for their monthly coffee meetup series.

Breakfast will be provided by our friends at Misha, yummy Quark, and Purely Elizabeth, all-natural granola. 

REGISTER HERE

 
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A nutritionist's guide to eating healthy on a budget

Wed, Nov 1, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

As we gear up for the holiday season, getting a handle on your eating habits is just as important as making sure your financial budget is in good standing.  In this workshop, we’ll discuss strategies to help you feel confident and calm so you can savor the stuff you love without feeling guilty. Healthy eating doesn't have to be hard or drain your bank account. In this workshop, we'll talk about how a little planning and meal-prep can streamline your healthy living routine.

REGISTER HERE

 
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How to get Financially Fit (Webinar)

Ongoing - Watch the live recording by signing up here

We all know how to check our fitness levels - heart rate, BMI, weight - but do you know how to check your financial fitness levels? Watch Shannon McLay, Certified Financial Trainer and CEO of the Financial Gym, as she outlines the 6 key numbers that encompass a healthy financial life. You'll learn about savings goals, emergency funds, credit health and more.

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PAST EVENTS

 
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Education should NOT be a Debt Sentence: The Key to Managing Student Loans

Wed, October 4, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Americans are more burdened by student loan debt than ever. More than 44 million borrowers owe over $1.4 trillion. Join us to increase your financial literacy in this important area of personal finance and have your questions answered.

INVESTING 101

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Have you been scared to invest or avoided investing because you didn't know where to begin or how to sift through all the financial jargon? Well, fear no more! Join us for a glass of wine (or two) while you learn the basics of investing!

 
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Salary negotiation salon

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Do you want to earn more money at your current job, but are unsure of how to ask for a raise? Or, are you looking for a new job but unclear of what your market rate is? Stop by the Financial Gym to learn tips and tricks for negotiating your salary! 

 
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ThE Points Guy with Brunchwork

Wed, September 13, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Brian Kelly is the founder and CEO of The Points Guy (TPG), the digital platform renowned worldwide for all points, miles and travel related tips. Kelly launched TPG in 2010 during his time as a Wall Street road warrior, where he developed his keen sense for maximizing travel experiences while minimizing spending. Come learn how to take advantage of his points hacking skills. 

 

Financial trivia night

Wed, September 6, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Need a way to cure the post-Labor Day Blues? Join us for #WineAndLearnWednesday as we say goodbye to summer and get excited for the a month filled with new possibilities. We're kicking off September with a night of fun and games! Not only is the wine on us, but you'll also get to find out just how financially fit you are!

 
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Damsels in design with the Financial Gym

Thurs, September 7, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

We know finances can be tricky, especially when it comes to balancing your personal and professional checkbooks. Becoming financially fit is a critical component to being able to thrive in your hustle and flow. When you know where all you money is and what goals it's being attributed to, you can get back to doing what you love with total confidence & conviction.

 

Money Mindfulness

Wed, August 30, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Join us for our weekly #WineAndLearnWednesdays for an evening that will replace any feelings of powerlessness over your money to pure empowerment by it. You'll learn tactics and methods to prioritize your finances and cope with stress. Enjoy yummy food and wine while mingling with other like-minded individuals eager to be in control of their finances!

 
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Investing 101

Wed, August 23, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Have you been scared to invest or avoided investing because you didn't know where to begin or how to sift through all the financial jargon? Well fear no more! Join us for a glass of wine (or two) while you learn the basics of investing!

 
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The art of travel hacking

Wed, August 16, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Financial freedom means having the opportunity to live life to the fullest! Join us for #WineAndLearnWednesdays where we'll be discussing how to mix that desire for adventure with being financially savvy!

 
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XX+UX Happy Hour @ the Financial Gym

Tues, August 15, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

XX+UX is a monthly event for women in UX to meet and mingle. Please join us for a salon-style session discussing what you need to know to be better informed about your financial health. There will be time for questions and discussion. Come eat, drink, and socialize with some of the brightest women in design, research, and technology! 

 
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Debt free livin'

Wed, August 9, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Join us for our weekly #WineAndLearnWednesdays where we'll be breaking down how to live debt free! It's important to us that you feel empowered by your money, not hindered by it. Debt doesn't need to hold you back from living your best life, and we're here to help you achieve that financial freedom!

 
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Paint Your financial picture

Wed, August 2, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Spend a night discovering your financial dreams. Drawing is great for stress-relief and we'll put "marker" to paper while we color the night away.  You'll have the chance to mix and mingle with other money mindful individuals over coloring, wine, and snacks! There will be Financial Trainers on site, ready to answer any financial questions you've had on your mind!

 
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MONEY MINDFULNESS WITH THECNNEKT

Thurs, July 27, 2017 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Let's face it: talking about money can be stressful and confusing, but it doesn't have to be. It's not too late to transform the way we think about and interact with money. Join us for an evening that will replace any feelings of powerlessness over your money to pure empowerment by it. 

 
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personal finance mastery with General Assembly

Wed, July 26, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Come one, come all freelancers, entrepreneurs and people who want to learn how to optimize their money! Spend your evening doing something your future self will thank you for- learning about how to better manage your financial life so you can achieve financial freedom (on your terms!), and sooner than you think.

 
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financial Jargon explained

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Financial lingo hasn't changed in decades and there's a reason for that-- it's meant to keep you confused and in the dark. Join us at the Financial Gym for a night of breaking down and simplifying financial terms you've heard but still aren't clear on. You'll leave with a deeper understanding of personal finance terms and feel in control of your finances.

 
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GET A FINANCIAL HEALTH-KICK WITH HEALTH-KICK

Wed, July 19, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Join special guest panelists for a lively and intimate exploration of fear, and the strategies we can utilize to conquer it on our path to success.  

Wine, beer, light refreshments and giveaways are included, at no cost to you.

 
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SPILL THE TEA: THE "F" WORD

Tue, July 18, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Join special guest panelists for a lively and intimate exploration of fear, and the strategies we can utilize to conquer it on our path to success.  

Wine, beer, light refreshments and giveaways are included, at no cost to you.

 
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Financial gym workout with Brunchwork

Sun, July 16, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

Master your money over brunch & unlimited wine at the Financial Gym. Discover actionable strategies around: 

  • Personal investing
  • Credit management
  • Expense management
  • Emergency funds
 

STATE OF WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE: DESTROYING THE GLASS CEILING IN 2017

Wed, June 14, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

During this intimate conversation, by sharing personal experiences and examining current trends, you’ll walk away with an idea of how to strategize a financially lucrative career - no matter your current industry or role.

 
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MONEY MAKER'S SALON: learning NEGOTIATION tactics

Tue, July 11, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Join us for a night of learning to negotiate, where you'll have the opportunity to watch live negotiations and participate in some of your own. 

 
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WINE & LEARN WEDNESDAY: COUPLING & DECOUPLING YOUR MONEY

Wed, May 31, 2017: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

A conversation about couples and finance with a look inside some key relationships about money and how couples can get a handle on their financial life. 

 

GETTING FINANCIALLY FIT - AN EVENING WITH WOMEN@FORBeS

Tues, May 16, 2017: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT

  • Are you financially fit?  
  • Do you have your financial goals outlined and written down somewhere?
  • Do you have a money mentor?

During this personal finance masterclass, you'll learn what it means to be financially fit and several tips and tools for how to achieve this.

Women@Forbes Facebook Live

 
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Woman & Investing: Kicking your assets into shape!

Mon, April 24, 2017: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Stop by the Financial Gym to learn more about investing from Certified Financial Trainer, Bridget Todd. You will learn what you can do to kick your assets into shape and improve your financial future.

 
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WINE & LEARN: Earning more money

Tues, April 18, 2017: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

  • Do you want to earn more money at your current job, but are unsure of how to ask for a raise?
  • Are you looking for a new job but unclear of what your market rate is?

Stop by the Financial Gym to learn tips and tricks for negotiating your salary from skilled negotiator and career coach, Allegra Moet Brantly

 

Wine & Learn Wednesday: Budgeting bootcamp

Wed, March 29, 2017: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

  • Have you had trouble sticking to a budget in the past?
  • Are you overwhelmed by all the budget fads and don't know which is right for you?

Stop by the Financial Gym to learn effective tools for budgeting and saving. We will explain why budgets don't always work and what you can do to get your spending on track! 

 
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The NYJL Happy Hour at The Financial Gym

Thu, February 23, 2017: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST

The Financial Gym is pleased to host The New York Junior League for cocktails and light appetizers on February 23rd, 2017 at 6pm! The New York Junior League (NYJL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

 
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Wine & Learn Wednesday: Investing 101

Wed, February 15, 2017: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Have you been scared to invest or avoided investing because you didn't know where to begin or how to sift through the financial jargon? Well fear no more! Join us for a glass of wine (or two) while you learn the basics of Investing, as they are explained to you in plain English!  Our Founder, Shannon McLay, will lead this fun and informative session and you can ask her any and all of your investing questions. 

 
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Wine & Learn Wednesday: Health Insurance Simplified with policy genius

Wed, December 14, 2016: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Do you ever stop and think to yourself “Why is buying insurance so hard?” Probably, but you won’t have to anymore! PolicyGenius has brought consumer insurance into the 21st century with instant accurate online quoting and digital advice tools to solve real-life obstacles set by the outdated insurance industry.