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Wings for Widows is a Minnesota nonprofit corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.​

Federal Tax Identification Number (EIN); 82-3910357

Wings for Widows does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, vendors, donors and clients.

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Our primary goal is to help new widows understand and take control of their financial life. To this end we provide classes and coaching to improve their financial wellness. Some lessons are specifically tailored to widows; others are open and valuable to any group or anyone. Most presentations can be shortened; durations below include Q&A. If you would like one of our speakers to present to your group, please contact us. 

Taking Control: The First 90 Days

This presentation outlines the priorities in the first 90 days following the loss of a spouse.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

60-90 Minutes

PowerPoint

No

No

Recently-Widowed

 

Lesson

#1

Taking Control: The Next 90 Days

This presentation outlines the priorities in the second 90 days following the loss of a spouse.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

60-90 Minutes

PowerPoint

No

No

Recently-Widowed

 

Lesson

#2

Your Money, Your Goals

This 9-week program is open to any group desiring to improve their financial literacy. Min Group Size of 20.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

9-Week Course

Yes

Yes

Yes

Open

 

Lesson

#3

Financial Basics

This presentation overviews budgeting, managing debt and credit, saving, and investing.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

45-60 Minutes

PowerPoint

No

Yes

Open

 

Lesson

#4

Financial Basics - Budgeting

This presentation builds on Financial Basics with a focus on developing a working budget.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

60-90 Minutes

PowerPoint

Yes

Yes

Open

 

Lesson

#5

Financial Basics - Investing

This presentation builds on Financial Basics with a focus on investing.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

60-90 Minutes

PowerPoint

Yes

Yes

Open

 

Lesson

#6

Preparing for the Unexpected

This presentation covers all forms of insurance: life, disability, long-term care, property and casualty, and auto.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

60-90 Minutes

PowerPoint

Yes

No

Open

 

Lesson

#7

Preparing for the Expected

This presentation addresses the preparation spouses should take ahead of death.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

45-60 Minutes

PowerPoint

No

Yes

Caregiver

 

Lesson

#8

Financial Self-Defense

This presentation addresses protecting your financial security, fraud, predatory lending, and elder abuse.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

45-60 Minutes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Recently-Widowed

 

Lesson

#9

Wills, Trusts & All Things Legal

This general presentation addresses beneficiaries, attorney powers, living wills, wills, trusts and more.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

45-60 Minutes

PowerPoint

Yes

No

Open

 

Lesson

#10

Wills, Trusts & all Things Legal for Widows

This presentation focuses on those legal "must-do's" following the loss of a spouse.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

45-60 Minutes

PowerPoint

No

No

Recently-Widowed

 

Lesson

#11

Health, Wealth & Retirement

This presentation targets pre-retirees and topics include Medicare, Social Security and retirement income.

Audience

Duration

Presentation

Video

Handout

45-60 Minutes

PowerPoint

No

No

Open

 

Lesson

#12