The cost of college is rising, student debt levels are at all time highs, and financial options are increasing for students. However, many students are not learning how to manage their finances and keep up with the changing financial environment. The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness provides a wide variety of health education presentations and workshops to provide to students covering financial wellness and more. See below for more information on each of the presentations or workshops.

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Budget for the Future

This interactive presentation provides students with a look towards budgetary commitments after graduation using realistic salaries. Students will learn about costs they may be unfamiliar with, including retirement funds, insurance premiums, and more. In this presentation, students will learn how to:

  • Create a budget that will allow students to be financially prepared and independent
  • Develop current skills that will enhance financial behaviors in college and beyond college
  • Increase knowledge of financial terminology and topics, including credit, loans, credit reports, and credit scores

The Money Emoji

This presentation focuses on two topics: financial health and social media. It hits on the basics of both topics, and allows students to achieve a greater understanding of how their privacy can be impacted by online spending and personal online presentation.

  • Develop a greater understanding of privacy practices related to financial health and social media
  • Increase knowledge of financial terminology and topics, including credit, loans, credit reports, and credit scores
  • Enhance skills to present one’s self more professionally online