Students can drop in to a Zoom and ask any personal finance questions they may have. Fridays, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
The Financial Wellness program is here to give you the tools and resources to take control of your money instead of letting it control you.
Feb. 2: Credit & Credit Cards
Feb. 17: Student loans & Repayment
Mar. 2: Saving & Emergency Funds
Mar. 17: Saving for Retirement
Mar. 30: The Art of Budgeting
Apr. 14: Impulse Spending & Money Mindset
Apr. 27: Are you Financially Fit?
This workshop will help graduating students with setting up a new budget for life after graduation. We will also cover salary negotiation, student loan repayment, and how to avoid lifestyle inflation!
Thursday, Apr. 8 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
In this workshop, we will walk through setting up a budget for the spring semester. This workshop is great for students that will be receiving scholarship/student loan money at the beginning of the semester that needs to last until May.
Thursday, Jan. 28 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Providing students with a real-life example of budgeting with different incomes and expenses. Each student will get their own profession with a certain income and will have to budget their money accordingly.
Thursday, Feb. 25 | 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
- Student Loans
- Identity Protection
- Customized Material
CashCourse is your guide to making informed financial choices. Register for a free account using your CU Denver email to find your financial wellness assignments and other financial tools and start taking charge of your money.
1. Create an account with your CU Denver email address.
2. Go to My Assignments on your Dashboard
3. Click Instructor or School Admin and choose Chelsea Morgan in the drop-down.
There are various assignment modules that take about 30 minutes each. You can do any assignment you choose.
This popular budgeting app securely connects directly to your bank account and automatically updates your spending. You can create multiple budgets on Mint and make them as specific as you’d like! Mint also has the Cash vs. Credit option which lets you see your total credit card balances versus the cash you have to pay them off.
Another budgeting app, similar to Mint, which wrangles all accounts into one platform. This platform shows separate graphs for your cash flow, you’re budget, and your investments. This app can be used for simple budgeting or more complex finances.
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Annuity.org has created a guide to the basics of student financial literacy. This guide covers scholarships, student loans, planning for the future and more! By managing how to pay for school and budgeting, students can worry less about debt and more about their career and future.
For many students, the implications of COVID-19 will change how they pay for college. Funding opportunities — such as scholarships — could fall through, or layoffs could occur if they haven't already. No matter what a student's current financial situation (or their family's), they should educate themselves on how the pandemic impacts different funding options to be better prepared for any changes.
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