Do you know a group of students who could benefit from a Syracuse Smart Money workshop?
Workshops run about one hour and are available on the topics listed below. The requesting faculty member, staff member, or student/student organization must provide the space and is also responsible for the promotion of the event. Computer access and projection capabilities are appreciated.
Requests must be requested at least two weeks prior to the desired date. To schedule a workshop, complete the presentation request form.
Syracuse Smart Money: Your Life, Your Money, Your Choices
This interactive workshop provides activities for students to learn more about themselves and an overview of basic personal financial principles. Recommended for all students, especially freshmen, sophomores, and first-year forums.
Know Your Money Flow
Learn how to utilize your money to the max without racking up debt. Build a unique, right-fit-for-you budget, learn about credit and how to increase your credit score, and see how saving now results in greater freedom later. How to improve your credit score/get out of debt. Recommended for all.
Money Essential for Young Professionals
The low down on money matters you will face in your 20’s and beyond. Short, mid, and long-term goal setting. Topics include: paychecks, post-college budgeting, debt, saving, investing to accumulate wealth, and how to negotiate money conversations in relationships. Tips on what you can do to increase your future income potential before graduation. Recommended for juniors, seniors, nontraditional students, and graduate students.
Post-Grad Traction Action
Develop a short term plan to bridge college to work life. Get to know the types of student loans, how they work, and what repayments options are available when you graduate. How to budget to move to a new city, estimate costs of living for potential relocation, and compare job offers. Gain knowledge of the impact of early investing and compound interest. Learn how to get out of debt (student loans, credit cards, car loans, etc.) while building your future. Recommended for juniors, seniors.
If you would like to schedule a one-on-one coaching session on any of these topics, email the Financial Literacy office.