Navigating Your Finances When in Career Transition. This seminar teaches participants financial management tips to help you while you’re job hunting. 10 to 11:30 a.m., 40Plus, 1718 P St. NW, Suite T-2. Sponsor: 40Plus of Greater Washington. Cost: Free. Web site:


Retail Do’s and Don’ts. Learn the do’s and don’ts for window displays and merchandizing strategies and how to create five “must haves” for a social media and Web presence. 8 to 10 a.m., Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg, Va. Sponsors: Retail Consultant for the Virginia SBDC Network and Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: Free; registration required. Contact: 703-430-7222. Web site:


How to Become an 8(a) Company Workshop. This workshop reviews requirements under the 8(a) program for women- and minority-owned businesses and how to apply to become an 8(a) company. 9 a.m. to noon. 409 Third St. SW, Suite 100A, Washington. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Contact: 202-619-1000. Web site: washingtondc.


Accounting for Government Contractors. This workshop teaches the most important things one needs to survive and thrive as a federal contractor. 9 a.m. to noon. 409 Third St. SW, Suite 100A, Washington, D.C. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Contact: 202-619-1000. Web site: washington

Is Your Web Site Working for You? Learn how to create a Web presence and measure its success. 10 a.m. Microsoft Store, 1961 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. Sponsor: Web Strategies. Contact: Randy Shannon, 516-680-1193. Web site:


Building a Portfolio. Pre- and post-retirement portfolio design strategies, based on historical returns of major asset classes. 9 to 11:30 a.m., Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 South Orme St., Arlington, Va. Sponsor: American Association of Individual Investors, DC Metro Chapter. Cost: $28 to $38. Web site:

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