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Lunch and Learn Series

The Lunch and Learn series will focus on a variety of financial topics geared to help attendees with their personal finances. Classes take place on the first Thursday of each month. Reservations are required and can be found on Eventbrite.com. Lunch is provided for the first 20 participants in attendance. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Topics Include:

  • March 5 - Wise Use of Credit
  • April 7 - How to Curb Loan Debt (for students!)
  • April 9 - Importance of Saving and Retirement
  • May 1 - Your Road to Home Ownership

Check Eventbrite monthly at uabrife.eventbrite.com for event sign up!

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Personal Finance Symposium

This program is an intimate setting of researchers interested in financial education. It will include doctoral students who present their work in progress, in two sessions. The goal of the symposium is to provide financial education and planning researchers the opportunity to present their work and potentially discuss related topics of the area.

Future dates to be announced.

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A Parent's Guide to Navigating College

A program for parents and students offering insight on preparing students for college. A hands-on understanding of Parent Plus Loans, Scholarships, ACT Scores, College choices, and FAFSA. 

Future dates to be announced.

Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week will take place from April 4-11, 2020. Activities will include a personal finance scavenger hunt with the chance to be awarded a $500 scholarship! The scavenger hunt includes locating various posters across campus and scanning QR codes to answer quiz questions on important personal finance topics such as paychecks and budgeting.
 
Scholarship winner will be announced following the scavenger hunt in April. The winner will be chosen in a random drawing of participants who logged the most correct answers.
 
Want to participate? Register HERE!
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Retirement Planning Today

The course focuses on ways to save for retirement as well as the advantages and disadvantages. The target group for course is retirement planners aged 50 to 70. Topics and resources are presented that include how to save money on taxes, manage investment risks and protect your assets from potential long - term health care expense. Retirement Planning Today will prepare participants to assess their financial status and develop a personal plan to achieve retirement goals.

Classes held in the Fall and Spring Semesters

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details

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Budget Challenge

Put your financial prowess to the test! This is a 10-week simulation bridging the gap between theory and reality! This challenge takes learning to the next level by allowing students to apply what they have learned in a competitive environment. They will practice important financial skills such as:

  • Create an emergency fund
  • Pay bills on time
  • Pay off credit cards
  • Protect credit health
  • Save for retirement
  • Pay down student loan debt
Faculty & Staff

Getting Ahead in the Workplace

Stay tuned for information on the next Getting Ahead in the Workplace sessions! The 16-session series is designed to to help working class individuals build their financial resources in the areas of budgeting, investments and more. Dinner, parking and a stipend is provided. Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Students

Financial Peer Coaching

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to schedule a time with a financial peer coach.