Capital Area Asset Building Corporation Weekly Money Management 101 seminars are designed to increase financial awareness. Free. 801 K St. NW, Suite M-100. (202) 419-1440.

Latino Economic Development Corporation Learn how to start a small business, or attend a home purchase assistance program orientation to apply for a zero-percent loan. 2316 18th St. NW. (202) 588 5102.

Long and Foster Real-estate certification courses teach the relevant math, law, and theory. Multiple locations in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Prices start at $243. (800) 635-2913.

Urban Land Institute Professional certification courses in real-estate development and real estate development finance. 1025 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Suite 500 West. (202) 624-7000.