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Financial Freestyle

Financial Freestyle

Financial Freestyle:
It's about Your Future!

Borrowing for school, establishing credit, creating budgets.  They're common responsibilities among students, but sound daunting.  The good news is that personal finance is completely manageable—all you need is a plan! 

Phoenix College's department of Financial Aid & Wellness has teamed up with the Metropolitan YWCA to offer Financial Freestyle.  It's a series of seminars, and 1:1 advising sessions, just for you.

The decisions you make now will impact your future.  Let the pros get you started on the right path.

 

How to Attend

Participate virtually, from the comfort of your home. Join us for as many, or as few, sessions as you wish, free of charge.

CLICK HERE TO ATTEND ANY OF THE MEETINGS

 

Seminars

WHERE DID THE MONEY GO?
Wednesday, October 6.  1-2 pm
This seminar is about Budgeting. Experts will help you set up a financial plan, and stick with it.

GETTING INTO CREDIT
Wednesday, October 20.  1-2 pm
Building Credit responsibly will help you with major purchases someday, such as buying a home or a car.

STUDENT LOANS & YOU
Wednesday, November 3.  1-2 pm
For many, Student Loans are an essential part of obtaining an education.  Get tips for managing them, avoid overextending yourself.

IT'S YOUR TURN
Friday, December 3.  1-2 pm
Have a financial question you've been meaning to ask?   Join us for an Informal, Open Discussion about managing your money for the future.

 

1:1 Advising Sessions

Do you have a complex, or personal, money issue you'd like to discuss?  Don't be shy...just ask!  These sessions are a judgement-free opportunity to get them straightened out.  We'll have financial professionals standing by to speak with you on the following dates.  JOIN IN FROM  4-5 pm:

Thursday, October 21
Thursday, November 18
Thursday, December 16

 

Questions about Scholarships,
or Financial Aid?

The Phoenix College Department of Financial Aid & Wellness is here to help.  Visit our Scholarships page, or our Financial Aid page, to attend weekly meetings.