Arcadia's Financial Literacy Program
Turning Financial Stress Into Success
At Arcadia University, we know that being "financially literate" is a key component of your future success. We strive to provide you with the tools to understand basic financial concepts, money management strategies and best practices in such a way that you are empowered to make sound financial decisions which contribute to both your short-term and long-term personal financial health. That's the goal of our Common Cent$ Financial Literacy Program! Common Cent$ offers students a series of workshops and seminars throughout the year on topics listed below. Dinner is provided at each event. Additionally, if you attend, you will automatically be entered into a drawing, winner to be picked at the close of the workshop, for a $100 Amazon gift card!!
Fall 2014 Workshop Series:
- How to Survive Financially On a ‘Shoe-String’ College Student Budget
Tuesday, October 7, 4-5 p.m., Castle Rose Room.
Why Your Credit Score is Just as Important as Your GPA
Monday, October 20, 6-7 p.m., Castle Rose Room
- The A-B-C's of Managing Your Student Loan Debt
Thursday, Nov. 13, 5-6 p.m., Castle Mirror Room
Spring 2015 Workshop Series
- From CD’s to IRA’s: The Basics of Investing, in 60 Minutes or Less! Tuesday, January 20, 4-5 p.m., Castle Rose Room, Dinner will be served.
- Your Financial Life After College (from calculating your actual take-home pay, comparing job offers/cost-of-living, creating a spending plan, repaying loans, etc.) Thursday, February 19, 5-6 p.m., Castle Rose Room, Dinner will be served.
- It’s All About M-E! (Get your personalized student
loan picture, one-on-one with a counselor: Space is limited and students must sign up in advance for an individual appointment slot. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated. ) Wednesday, March 26th, 2-4 p.m., Grey Towers Castle, Rose Room. Light refreshments available.
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