Welcome

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Get a Head Start on Your Financial Future

At the Financial Wellness Center, our goal is to help you gain the confidence and knowledge you need to make smart financial decisions during and after college. We want you to get a head start on your future.

 

We're Here to Help

Many students have little to no financial experience after graduation. It can take five to seven years for graduates to build credit, make sound money habits, and invest in their futures. The Financial Wellness Center exists to get you financially prepared before you take your next steps off campus. Interact with educators online, attend upcoming events, and/or schedule an individual coaching appointment to start tackling your finances. We want to make your transition into the real world as smooth as possible.

Resources

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Budgeting

Budgeting is a great place to start your financial wellness journey. Learn how to manage your income expenses, daily spending, and establish a long-term budgeting plan. Learn more

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Obtaining Scholarships

Scholarships can significantly lower your educational costs. Gain helpful tools, resources, and strategies on scholarship applications so you can get as much financial aid as possible. Learn more


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Student Loans

Student loan debt can be a pain after graduation. Start creating a plan for student loan debt now to reduce stress and avoid unforeseen financial issues down the road. Learn more

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Credit Management

Start building your credit and protecting your identity now to save thousands of dollars in the future. We can show you some easy steps to help you establish credit and get a jumpstart on investments. Learn more


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Saving and Investing

Save up for the future and make smart investments. We'll teach you the fundamentals of saving and investing so you can make the most out of your dollar. Learn more

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Preparing for Post-Grad Life

Jumping into the real world can be intimidating. We can help you master salary negotiations, wages, taxes, car buying, and other important financial processes so you'll be prepared after graduation. Learn more

Financial Wellness Center
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Connect With Us
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Jan 31
Dining on a Dime 5:00 p.m.

The transition to taking charge of your own food and meals can be tricky after the convenience of the first-year dining halls. However, living off campus next year will require...
Dining on a Dime
January 31
5:00–6:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Financial Wellness Center- Room 117

The transition to taking charge of your own food and meals can be tricky after the convenience of the first-year dining halls. However, living off campus next year will require you to grocery shop and cook for yourself, and luckily for you, we’re here to help. Come, learn about all the ways you can stay well-fed on a college budget. 

Feb 1
Intro to Investing Apps 4:00 p.m.

Are you interested in investing but don’t know where to start? There are a number of different investing platforms each with their own features. Come learn about which...
Intro to Investing Apps
February 1
4:00–5:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Financial Wellness Center- Room 117

Are you interested in investing but don’t know where to start? There are a number of different investing platforms each with their own features. Come learn about which platforms may align with your goals and work best for you. 

Feb 7
Investing 101 5:00 p.m.

This workshop will introduce the basics of investing. All students can learn about the fundamentals of investing. We will begin by discussing the...
Investing 101
February 7
5:00–6:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Financial Wellness Center- Room 117

This workshop will introduce the basics of investing. All students can learn about the fundamentals of investing. We will begin by discussing the difference between investing and trading, followed by different types of investing goals, both long-term and short-term. We will touch on several types of investment vehicles (i.e. stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc.), as well as the expected risks and returns associated with them. We will conclude with some tips on what resources are available and how to pick a broker that best suits your needs. 

Feb 15
BHM Event: Becoming your own Boss 6:00 p.m.

Are you interested in starting your own business but do not know where to start? In this interactive workshop, you will hear from an experienced entrepreneur(s) and learn the...
BHM Event: Becoming your own Boss
February 15
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Financial Wellness Center- Room 117

Are you interested in starting your own business but do not know where to start? In this interactive workshop, you will hear from an experienced entrepreneur(s) and learn the steps to starting your own business! Join the Financial Wellness Center, Black Cultural Center, and the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship in welcoming our guest speaker(s). Students will learn: What it takes to start your own business, The challenges of running a business, and much more...

Feb 16
GAME NIGHT!!! - Financial Wellness Jeopardy - PRIZES... PRIZES... PRIZES... PIZZA & WINGS 6:00 p.m.

Let us test your financial wellness knowledge! Come to the Financial Wellness Center for Jeopardy, pizza, wings, and prizes. 

GAME NIGHT!!! - Financial Wellness Jeopardy - PRIZES... PRIZES... PRIZES... PIZZA & WINGS
February 16
6:00–7:30 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Financial Wellness Center- Room 117

Let us test your financial wellness knowledge! Come to the Financial Wellness Center for Jeopardy, pizza, wings, and prizes. 

Mar 13
Planning for Life Post-Grad 3:00 p.m.

Adulting is expensive, especially right out of college. Many expenses catch new graduates by surprise: relocation, buying furniture, building a professional wardrobe, even...
Planning for Life Post-Grad
March 13
3:00–4:00 p.m.
Global Scholars Hall Financial Wellness Center- Room 117

Adulting is expensive, especially right out of college. Many expenses catch new graduates by surprise: relocation, buying furniture, building a professional wardrobe, even purchasing a car for the first time. This one-hour workshop will explore some common post-graduate expenses that throw new professionals for a loop and will equip you with strategies to use now and down the road as you work to establish yourself after graduation.