Money and marriage don’t make the best roommates at times. Forbes revealed that finances are the cause of 37% of divorces.  To combat such statistics, Laramie County Community College is offering a free course on marriage and money. 

"From Me to We: A Finance Class for Couples" is offered from 6-7 p.m. Sept. 19 at no cost at the Albany County Campus in Laramie. The class will focus on strategies for successful financial communication and decision-making within relationships.

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The course is one of a variety of class offerings for the public to pursue interests or advanced knowledge in a particular field. Plus, The National Institute of Health states that learning new things can improve your mental well-being.  

The course is offered through LCCC’s life enrichment classes at the campus in Laramie. Many types of classes are offered, for personal or professional growth and artistic pursuits. Courses on Microsoft Word or Excel, business classes, watercolor or landscape painting–or a lecture series on the art of the Renaissance are offered to the public.

Jamie McKim, Albany County Campus Outreach & Workforce Development manager, encourages everyone to seize the opportunity to explore their passions.

"Our courses are open to people of all skill levels and interests, so don't be intimidated to give it a try," McKim said. "We have great programs with great features, and we've really been listening to the community and what they want."

Go to accoutreach.coursestorm.com to see a full course schedule and costs. Reach out to Jamie McKim at 307.772.4256 or jmckim@lccc.wy.edu with any additional questions.

Community engagement and feedback are welcomed, as LCCC seeks to expand its course offerings to meet the community's interests. Those with an idea for a course or expertise to share as an instructor can reach out to McKim.

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