People who want to manage their money more successfully in today's

tight times can count on an upcoming class at Garden City Community

College.

The course covers the how's and why's of developing your own personal

financial goals, along with some of the very basics of keeping

checkbooks balanced, paying bills on time, and shopping strategies to

avoid overspending.

The financial literacy class will be on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8

p.m. The class is set to start Tuesday, and registration is open until

Oct. 29. Register at the Student and Community Services Center on the

east side of campus between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Economics instructor Chip Marcy said that people of all ages could

use the course to discover how to develop a working budget that's easy

to follow. Marcy is available to answer questions at

charles.marcy@gcccks.edu or (620) 275-3286.