October 19, 2017

Grant Writing and Other Nonprofit Skills: Lynn O’Connell Workshops

Grant writing skills are essential for nonprofits to succeed.  Lynn O’Connell  visits us to host workshops to gain nonprofit skills. Lynn’s classes are specifically designed for people who are interested in developing knowledge and skills to start or grow a nonprofit. Browse all Lynn’s classes here. 11/30/17–How to Start a Nonprofit.  Do you have a […]

Take a Workshop with John Fielder: Colorado’s Premier Nature Photographer

If you aspire to be a better photographer yourself, this is your chance. This is your chance to spend time with John Fielder in an intimate workshop setting. Colorado Free University is lucky to have John join us for two workshops on November 4.  From 2:00 to 3:15PM he presents the all-new “A Colorado Winter:  […]

Halloween: Ghost Tours with Phil Goodstein

Halloween wouldn’t be the same with out the ghost tours conducted by Phil Goodstein. Phil is Denver’s historian who has a special affinity for the weird, spooky and seamy aspects of Denver.  See a side of Denver that you’ve never seen, discover the haunted spots, and learn a little history at the same time. See […]

Tools for Small Businesses: Seminars with Jennifer Croft

Jennifer Croft comes to CFU to offer two seminars to help small businesses in areas critical to business.  Jennifer has successfully started and run six small businesses. Owner of Croft Communications, she is a master teacher and business consultant and has helped more than 3,000 people start and run their own businesses.  If you’re running […]

Plan the Life in Retirement That You Want

As you leave your 9 to 5 job or sell your business, it is the perfect time to plan the life in retirement that you want.  It’s finally your time to choose! To paraphrase a bumper sticker I see often, ‘STUFF HAPPENS’.  There is the ‘STUFF’ happens to us, and then there is the ‘STUFF’ […]

Benefits of The Stand-up Comedy Experience

5 Reasons Why Stand-Up Comedy Will Help You (Even if you don’t want to be a comedian!) by Ken Cornell, CFU Instructor I have been watching, writing, analyzing and performing stand-up comedy for a long time. I used to do it because I thought I was funny and was sure I would be a star; […]

Mindfulness: Find What’s Right for Your Practice

What Mindfulness Technique Do I Choose?! by Ginny Castleberry A mindfulness practice isn’t just sitting silently on a mat for an hour.  Different techniques abound!  Some have you walking a labyrinth, some have you eating, some have you chanting.  Some are alone, some are in groups.  Some take you through a wonderfully long, detailed tour […]

Raising Capital for Real Estate Investment: Teo Nicolais

When my Harvard Extension students ask me why I love real estate, my first response is that it’s truly unique among investments: Search the globe and you will find no business which is more accessible to individual investors. Starting with a single rental condominium, an investor can quickly build a steady stream of cash flows […]

The Retirement Cliff: by Steve Geist

Regarding the Retirement Cliff: Perhaps the most surprising thing about the entire notion of retirement in America today is how little anybody seems to know about financial well-being in retirement. Didn’t they teach this stuff in school? Apparently not. Plain and simple, for many Americans today, financial planning for retirement requires improvement. Many Americans today […]

Anniversary Class Sale!!!

Colorado Free University celebrates its 30th Anniversary by giving you a gift–a BIG gift.  Pay $50 and you’ll get $100 of credit to use for CFU classes or membership.  Click here or call us to pay your $50 and then call the CFU office and we’ll magically turn that $50 into a $100 worth of […]