Upcoming Seminars

First Capital offers informational seminars to help educate and enlighten our members. Most of the seminars are held in the evening and a light dinner is provided. Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held at:

First Capital's West York Office

1601 Kenneth Road

York, PA 17408


Registration closes one week prior to each scheduled seminar. Seminars are subject to cancellation if registered attendance is low. To register for a seminar use one of the methods below:


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February 17, 2016 – Starting a Business

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Ready to be your own boss and start a business? Learn how to select a business formation that matches your goals and protects you and your assets. This presentation will also focus on how to avoid some of the common pitfalls that lay await for the new business owner.

Presenter: Frank H. Countess, Esq., CGA Law Firm

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February 24, 2016 - Home Buying Made Easy!

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Be Prepared! Before you choose your dream home, find out how the mortgage process works and how you can improve your chances of getting the right home.

Presenter: Donna Moyer, Keller Williams Keystone Realty - Donna Moyer Team

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March 9, 2016 - Budgeting

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Learn how to budget your money so that you have money for the things you need and want.

Presenter: First Capital FCU

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March 16, 2016 – Protecting Your Online Identity

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Learn how to protect your business from competitor's brand attacks, internet trolls, and negative reviews; prevent and stop the unapproved use of your business' name and intellectual property; control the access points to your company's online image; and respond to data breaches and misappropriation of intellectual property.

Presenter: Alan C. Green, Esq., CGA Law Firm

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March 23, 2016 – College Planning

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

How do I pick the right college? How do I pay for it when I've chosen my school? At this seminar, we'll tell you what to look for in picking a school and the various forms of financing.

Presenter: Michele Wherley, PHR, First Capital FCU

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April 13, 2016 - Used Car Buying

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchases a person will make. The average person doesn't buy a car but once every few years, and the industry is constantly evolving. How can you keep up? Should you buy new or used? How do you know which incentive is the best deal? Is your trade really worth $5,000 even if it is towed in? Our car buying consultant will help answer these questions and more.

Presenters: Dennie Smith & Andrew Putt, Enterprise Car Sales

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April 20, 2016 - Retirement Planning

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Dive into the 3 D's of investing: Diversification, Discipline, & Dollar-cost averaging. You must consider the challenges, investigate the options and plan for the future. We can help you reach your goals! Join us for this retirement planning seminar.

Presenter: Pam Getner, Primerica Financial Services

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April 27, 2016 - Long-Term Care Planning

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Who is most vulnerable? Where can I get coverage? Could I get care in my house? What is it going to cost? How can I pay for care? This presentation centers on these and many other doubts that people face today and will be facing tomorrow.

Presenter: J. Thomas Hoffman, CLU, ChFC Investment Advisor Representative

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May 11, 2016 - Will-Based Estate Planning

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

It is estimated that approximately 60% of Americans have no estate plan in effect. Learn about the three basic estate planning documents that every adult should have in effect and why.

Presenter: Paul G. Lutz, Esq., Griffith, Strickler, Lerman, Solymos & Calkins

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May 18, 2016 - Top 5 Money Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

When it comes to your finances, how much do you know? Are you one of the ones who has made a "really bad financial decision?" Are you willing to seek out financial education from a professional or just wing it? If you want help from a financial professional but don't know where to start, this seminar is the answer!

Presenter: Pam Getner, Primerica Financial Services

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May 25, 2016 - Introduction to QuickBooks

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Want to use QuickBooks for your business, but don't know how? This seminar will give you a quick look at how QuickBooks works; including charts of accounts which include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Reporting Features.

Presenters: Tammy Winters and Kevin Eisenhart, Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP (RKL), Certified Public Accountants and Consultants

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June 8, 2016 - Social Security

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

This presentation will focus on when and how to maximize your Social Security benefit. After all, it is OUR money we are trying to access for our best benefit.

Presenter: J. Thomas Hoffman, CLU, ChFC Investment Advisor Representative

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August 24, 2016 - Identity Theft

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Identity fraud hits a new victim every 2 seconds. In 2014 there were over 720 vendor security breaches that reported some type of personal information was leaked. Learn the do's and don'ts of keeping your identity safe from thieves who target your digital footprint online and off.

Presenter: David Komar, Liberty Mutual Insurance

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September 14, 2016 – Financial Freedom

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Learn the importance of saving, budgeting, and money management along with what makes up your credit score and just how valuable that score really is.

Presenter: First Capital FCU

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September 21, 2016 - Fraud Bingo

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

This is a fun and interactive program that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game: Bingo!

Presenter: First Capital FCU

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September 28, 2016 - Understanding Medicaid for Baby Boomers

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Baby Boomers face a unique challenge in that they will need to address Medicaid issues for their parents as well as themselves and their spouses. This seminar will highlight some of the basic provisions of Medicaid Law and explore planning opportunities.

Presenter: Paul G. Lutz, Esq., Griffith, Strickler, Lerman, Solymos & Calkins

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October 12, 2016 - Budgeting

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Learn how to budget your money so that you have money for the things you need and want.

Presenter: Lisa Barshinger, First Capital FCU

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October 26, 2016 - Understanding Your Personal Insurance

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

There are many changes each year regarding options for your personal insurance. Do you find yourself overwhelmed with all of the options? Do you have trouble determining the right coverage for you and your budget? This seminar will define common insurance terms and concepts for Auto, Home, Liability and Health insurance. Build a foundation of insurance concepts and be prepared to understand your insurance options with confidence.

Presenter: David Komar, Liberty Mutual Insurance

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November 9, 2016 - Couponing 101

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Looking for ways to save money at the grocery store? Want to cut your bill in half? At this seminar, we'll tell you how to do just that! Plus, we'll tell you about the coupon policies at 4 major retailers and show you how to stay organized.

Presenter - Lisa Barshinger, Coupon Queen

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OFF-SITE SEMINARS


May 19, 2016 – Financial Freedom

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Learn the importance of saving, budgeting, and money management along with what makes up your credit score and just how valuable that score really is.

Presenter: Lisa Barshinger, First Capital FCU


August 25, 2016 - Couponing 101

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Looking for ways to save money at the grocery store? Want to cut your bill in half? At this seminar, we'll tell you how to do just that! Plus, we'll tell you about the coupon policies at 4 major retailers and show you how to stay organized.

Presenter - Lisa Barshinger, Coupon Queen


November 17, 2016 - Budgeting

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Learn how to budget your money so that you have money for the things you need and want.

Presenter: Lisa Barshinger, First Capital FCU


LOCATED:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

140 Leader Heights Road

York, PA 17403