Learn about financing, selecting your buying team, and what to expect from the home buying process in “The Road to Homeownership” series offered through Truman College Programs this spring. Participants must attend all four sessions to receive a HUD certificate. There is no cost for the series, which meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 24 to March 17 (four weeks), Room 1905. Register at 773-907-4440, or call Munai Newash at 773-769-5800 x228 for more information. You can also visit the Truman College library and find useful literature.
Free Tax Preparation
Free tax preparation is available at Truman College from January 24 through April 15. Hours are 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday.
The Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) recently signed an agreement with Virtual University of Guanajuato to provide higher education to Latinos living abroad. Students will be able to take courses in the first comprehensive online program administered by a Mexican State University. For more information, contact JARC at 773-728-9769, ext. 5 or visit them at 4432 N. Ravenswood.
If you’re considering a new career or are currently looking for a job, consult Richard Nelson Bolles’ updated book What Color is Your Parachute?
If you are considering going back to school, here are eight things you should think about.