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Budgeting and Student loan repayment strategies

Monday, March 19, 2018
4:30 PM-5:45 PM
102 Kern Building

Budgeting lies at the foundation of every financial plan. It is never only about money; it is mostly about making financial choices. In this workshop on Budgeting Fundamentals, principles will be simplified in just 5 steps that are easy to follow,  simple strategies to evaluate and better manage your finances will be shared, including tips on handling debt and setting short and long term goals using the SMART model.  Student loan repayment strategies will be discussed in this workshop.  This MoneyCounts session is provided by the Penn State Financial Literacy and Wellness Center team as a private session.  Students are encouraged to review the self-study modules at: and come prepared to engage in the discussion.

Requested by Jon Tveite

McNair Scholars who will be graduating in May and heading off to graduate school in the fall.  Focus will be on managing their student loans and setting up a household as a graduate student (budgeting, etc.).

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