In the Coping with Money course, you will learn to balance your income and expenses.

Also check out the Zoetermeerwijzer website . There you will find useful tips on how to deal with your administration and money matters.

Who is the course for?

  • For all residents of Zoetermeer.
  • It doesn't matter how high your income is.
  • You must be able to speak, write and read reasonable Dutch.
  • Do you have a partner? If so, we recommend taking the course together.

How long does it take?

  • The course consists of 6 lessons of 2.5 hours.
  • There are no classes during school vacations.
  • Do you attend all the lessons? Then in lesson 6 you will receive a certificate that you have completed the course.
  • Please bring a bag to the 1st lesson (you will be given materials to take home).


  • Make plan of action, set goals.
  • Charting income and expenses.
  • Creating financial statements.
  • Organize administration.
  • Savings.
  • Dealing with offers and temptations.
  • Insurance, savings and loans.
  • Solving debts or asking for help.

When and where?

  • A course starts a few times a year, 5x weekly and the 6th class takes place about 2 months later.
  • The course will take place in Zoetermeer.
  • After you register, we will inform you when and where another course will start.


Participation in the course is free.

If you cannot attend, we do ask that you let us know.