Free Educational Topics in Chicago
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We all know the English proverb
"You catch more flies with honey than vinegar" but what does it really mean in the world of today? Does it really pay to be kind? How does kindness really help us in today's fast-paced world? This talk will provide insight and humor to what it really means to be kind and how being kind is the secret ingredient to being successful. MORE >
Learn about the vast importance of powers of attorney and why they are much more desirable than a guardianship. Understand that powers of attorney from the internet are not the right fit for most people and the advantage of having them drafted by an attorney who understands the needs of disabled individuals. Learn that a will simply isn’t enough. Leave with a better understanding of the differences between revocable and irrevocable trusts and how they differ when it comes to asset protection planning. MORE >
College planning is not just for college but for career planning as well. Believe it or not, sophomore year of high school is not too early to start. Georgia will show audiences why.
In this presentation you will learn:
* Approximate Social Security benefits you could receive.
* What to do if your husband or ex-husband dies.
* What to do if your marital status changes.
* How to take advantage of spousal benefits.
* How to optimize benefits for an extra-long life.
Most Illinoisans are overpaying for gas and electricity and don’t even know it! In this engaging lecture, I’ll show you how to decode your bills, spot errors, and take advantage of real programs designed to save you money. I’ve worked as a consumer advocate at CUB for over 17 years and this is my favorite part! MORE >CUB is a non-profit, statewide utility watchdog organization created in 1983 to work for lower gas, electric and telephone rates. CUB has been on your side for 30 years—blocking utility rate hikes, winning consumer refunds and helping to pass important consumer protection laws. Our outreach team has spoken at hundreds of community meetings across Illinois and would love to come to yours.
Please note that depending on my availability, another one of our trained outreach staff may take my place as speaker at your meeting, but I can let you know for sure when you contact me.
Have you ever thought of getting involved in local politics by running for a position? Learn from my story of how I tangibly got involved in my local community and won election.
Learn the difference between Wills and Trusts and why a will isn't enough protection. Understand the vast importance of powers of attorney and the consequences of not having them in place.
This talk includes PowerPoint photos and audio excerpts of Churchill’s speeches. It’s ideal for everyone from young students to seniors who wish to know more about this remarkable individual. About one hour in length, it is a magic showing of Churchill and his many published exploits that will illuminate, entertain and possibly amuse any audience. MORE >
"There are only four kinds of people in the world: those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers." - Rosalynn Carter. MORE >Caring for elderly family members is oftentimes an all-consuming situation, consuming time, emotion, and money. This lively presentation will provide the audience with knowledge and resources that can help you and yours manage a crisis of caring.
Earth’s temperature has increased over the past century. Richard will review the causes, consequences and cures for climate change because we need to protect the world our children soon will inherit.