Becoming a master at managing your money doesn’t happen overnight. These events and workshops can help you understand personal finance and build your money management skills throughout the semester.
CashCart is a new take on the game-show classic, CashCab, that tests your knowledge about personal finances in college. Be on the lookout for the CashCart and hop on for a ride to your next class and the chance to win a WSU bookstore gift card.
Financial Wellness Workshop: FAFSA Completion with Q&A
Complete your FAFSA for next school year during this free workshop. Financial aid counselors will be available to help you with any questions or to troubleshoot any issues in submitting their FAFSA. All students in attendance will be entered to win a WSU bookstore gift card. An Erberts and Gerberts dinner will be available to the first 30 students in attendance!
Financial Wellness Workshop: Essential College Finances
During Family Weekend, bring your parents to this free workshop to learn essential financial do’s and don’ts for new college students. All students in attendance will be entered to win a WSU bookstore gift card.
Financial Wellness Workshop: WSU Foundation Scholarships
Learn how to apply for the many WSU scholarship opportunities during this free workshop. WSU Foundation staff will thoroughly review the application process as well as tips, strategies, and best practices. All students in attendance will get free pizza and will be entered to win a WSU bookstore gift card.
Financial Wellness Workshop: Finances After Graduation
Are you graduating soon? This free workshop will help you get financially prepared for graduating from WSU and entering the workforce. Topics will include:
- managing student debt and repayment strategies
- comparing job offers
- insurance topics
- retirement planning
All students in attendance will be entered to win a WSU bookstore gift card.
Financial Wellness Workshop: Student Loans
Learn the ins and outs of student loans. Discover the many different types of student loans and what makes each unique. Discuss the loan repayment process as well as federal loan forgiveness programs. End the evening with a personalized review of your current student loan balance and repayment outlook.
Financial Wellness Workshop: Confused About Credit?
Discover the basics of all things credit. Debunk common credit myths, learn how credit is reported and scored, as well as learn the foundations to start building good credit.
Money Smart Week
Money Smart Week offers a variety workshops, speakers, and open houses to help students become more financially fit. This national event is promoted at WSU by the Financial Wellness Program and College of Business.