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STEP into Financial Literacy

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
4:00 PM-5:30 PM
131 HUB Robeson Center

Moving away from home to University Park Campus can be exciting and challenging at the same time. To help you ease your transitional experience, Brad Yeckley, Assistant Director of Financial Literacy, takes you on a journey of a personal financial discovery, interactively discusses financial implication of moving including financial aid, tuition changes, housing, meals, transportation, technology, books, and social entertainment. This workshop will help you acquire fundamental skills in financial literacy to ease your transition of moving away into a successful experience.  This MoneyCounts presentation is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy Center team as a private class.

 


Health Promotion and Wellness – Financial Literacy Training

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
402 Student Health Center

The Penn State Financial Literacy & Wellness Center is working with the Health Promotion and Wellness to provide training for students providing wellness services.  The following topics will be discussed in a 2 hour session: Financial Literacy Overview, Budgeting Fundamentals, Credit Cards and Debt Management.  Review of Self-Study Modules at:  https://financialliteracy.psu.edu/self-study-modules/

Requested by Erin Raupers  eeg5005@psu.edu

August 30, 2017 (5:00PM – 7:00PM) at 402 Student Health Center

 

 


Ten (10) Principles of Financial Literacy

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
HUB 233A

Financial Literacy is a lifelong undertaking, but it has to begin somewhere. This presentation will discuss 10 key principles of financial literacy that everyone should know. This introduction to financial literacy covers a broad range of personal finance topics and is a great way for attendees to begin their planning of a more secure financial future. This MoneyCounts presentation is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy Center team as a private session.

DeAnn Martz, HUB 233A Focus on Budgeting for change of campus series.

 


Ten (10) Principles of Financial Literacy

Thursday, October 19, 2017
4:30 PM-5:45PM
TBD

Financial Literacy is a lifelong undertaking, but it has to begin somewhere. This presentation will discuss 10 key principles of financial literacy that everyone should know. This introduction to financial literacy covers a broad range of personal finance topics and is a great way for attendees to begin their planning of a more secure financial future. This MoneyCounts presentation is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy Center team as a private session.

Requested by Stacy Jones slj18@psu.edu

Class starts at 4:35 – 5:50 PM

Location: TBD


Ten (10) Principles of Financial Literacy

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
10:00 AM-5:30 PM
Business Building Class BA 297

Financial Literacy is a lifelong undertaking, but it has to begin somewhere. This presentation will discuss 10 key principles of financial literacy that everyone should know. This introduction to financial literacy covers a broad range of personal finance topics and is a great way for attendees to begin their planning of a more secure financial future. This MoneyCounts presentation is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy Center team as a private session.

Requested by: Ashley Stark als5328@psu.edu

Six (6) sessions will be offered for Class BA 297 on November 1, 2017 as follows:

207 Business Building  (10:10 – 11:00)

110 Business Building (11:15 – 12:05)

108 Business Building (1:25 – 2:15)

108 Business Building (2:30 -3:20)

108 Business Building (3:35 – 4:25)

110 Business Building (4:40 – 5:30)

 

 


Budgeting/Saving and Investing

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Hintz Family Alumni Center Conference Room

Budgeting lies at the foundation of every financial plan. It is never only about money; it is mostly about making financial choices. This interactive workshop on Budgeting Fundamentals,  simplifies budgeting in just 5 steps that are easy to follow, shares simple strategies to evaluate and better manage your finances, including tips on handling debt and setting short and long term goals using the SMART model. Some focus will be given on budgeting for the holidays.

Today we live in a complex world, and the realm of saving and investing for your future is just as complex. Gone are the days where you could just sit back and rely on a company pension, social security and saved cash for emergencies. Complex and confusing financial products are a necessary vehicle as you build a foundation for your future. This presentation will arm you with the knowledge you need to make more informed saving and investment decisions. It highlights the importance of saving and investing, asset protection as well as the relationship between risk and return.

This MoneyCounts presentation is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy Center team as a private session. 

Karen Michel ksm15@psu.edu

 

 


Ten (10) Principles of Financial Literacy

Monday, November 13, 2017
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Business Building

Financial Literacy is a lifelong undertaking, but it has to begin somewhere. This presentation will discuss 10 key principles of financial literacy that everyone should know. This introduction to financial literacy covers a broad range of personal finance topics and is a great way for attendees to begin their planning of a more secure financial future. This MoneyCounts presentation is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy Center team as a private session.

Requested by Devin Ferraro dmf29@psu.edu