Person in red shoes standing next to a crumpled dollar bill on the sidewalk

Financial Literacy

"The ability to use knowledge and skills to manage one's financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial security"

-JumpStart Coalition

FINANCIAL LITERACY EVENTS - FALL 2016

 DATE

 TIME

 LOCATION

 

 TITLE

 

 August 27, 2016

 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

 Ford Field House

 Raider Rally – Financial    Literacy information

 

 August 30, 2016

 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

 MAIN G2 Corridor –  Winchester Alley

Financial Literacy Information

 

 August 31, 2016

 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

 Sneden 1 Welcome  Center/Reception area

 

 Financial Literacy Information

 

 September 6, 2016

 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

 Student Plaza – Bostwick Commons

 Club and Department Day – Fall Welcome

 

 September 13, 2016

 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

 Sneden College Success Center

 Back 2 School

 September 15, 2016

 

 Noon to 1:00 pm

 MAIN 262

 Budgeting Lunch and  Learn – Sponsored by  Lake Michigan Credit Union

 

 September 20, 2016

 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

 Raider Grille

 Safety Fair – Identity Theft

 

 October 4, 2016

 All Day

 Main EC

Know Your Money Day with SALT

 October 6, 2016

 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

 Sneden – White Hall Reading and Dining Room

 Business Etiquette  Networking Experience –  Sponsored by Lake  Michigan Credit Union

 REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 https://goo.gl/forms  /2hx7gUpjD0H80wR32

 

 November 3, 2016

 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

 SCC 336

 Credit Score and identity  Theft Lunch and Learn –   Sponsored by PNC Bank

 

 December 7, 2016

 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

 Various locations SCC

 CAB Stress buster – financial literacy included

 

 

There is more information available on repaying your student loans!

 

Online Resources

SALT is a dynamic, multichannel educational program provided by American Student Assistance that spans financing higher education and management of student loans, through the many financial decisions that students face after they leave school.

SALT educates, empowers and engages college students and young adults to truly own their finances, by making it immediately rewarding, easy, and fun to make smarter student loan and financial decisions. It’s offered free to students and alumni. More information on this program is available at saltmoney.org, or by calling 855-469-2724.

If members have questions about their student loans, they can call a SALT loan counselor at 877-523-9473. GRCC Students can also contact a Loan Repayment Specialist in the Financial Aid Office at:

Veronica Beitner 616-234-2282

Becky Powell 616-234-3164

FDIC.gov/moneysmart

  • Self-guided online or instructor led financial program adults - FREE
  • Multi-generational for older students/alumni (Spanish or English)

Youcandoit.com(FedLoanServicing resource)

  • Categories for borrowers and parents - FREE

Studentloans.gov

  • Resources for borrowers regarding financial wellness.