Financial workshops

Our financial workshops are designed for those who want to increase their understanding of how to manage their own finances.

Our 2013-2014 series is designed to help you gain your financial confidence. Taught by Darien’s Karen Goersch, workshops vary by topic as below.

Upcoming Financial Workshops

Karen Goersch instructs for "Great Budgeting Tips & Their Enormous Impact on Your Finances" on Wednesday, October 9th at the DCA.Great Budgeting Tips & Their Enormous Impact on Your Finances
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
12:30 to 2:00pm
$10 DCA member, $20 public
Light lunch will be offered.

Join to hear Karen offer ten budgeting tips that yield the most impact, and share specific techniques for getting a handle on your finances. These are easy techniques that you can implement yourself and share with your friends and family, building your financial confidence.

Online registration is open until Monday, March 24th. After that time please contact the DCA directly to enroll – or 203-655-9050.

Register for Great Budgeting Tips through this link.


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Our instructor

Instructor Karen Goersch leads the DCA's Financial WorkshopsKaren Goersch, CRPC®

Karen is a Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial of Norwalk, CT. A former CPA, Karen is a registered rep and licensed Investment Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services and brings a wealth of both corporate and personal financial experience from years working at Coopers & Lybrand and NYNEX (Verizon). Her philosophy is founded on helping clients understand their needs, building a personal financial plan and determining what investments are suitable for each client – from asset allocation strategy to income planning to individual investment selection.


Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. offers financial advisory services, investments, insurance and annuity products. RiverSource® and Columbia Management ® products are offered by affiliates of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., 501 Merritt 7, First Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.