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The College Financial Literacy Symposium

How to Manage Your Money in College and Beyond

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Would you like to be better prepared to manage your money for the next stage of life? If so, join the Babson Financial Literacy Project (BFLP) for five online personal finance workshops that will give you a strong foundation for your financial future and help you avoid common money mistakes made by young adults.

Sponsored by the Babson Financial Literacy Project (BFLP)

Tuesdays July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3
6:30–8:00 p.m. ET
Program Cost: $349 for five workshops

The BFLP is a not-for-profit program designed to help young adults acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for long-term financial prosperity and independence. The program draws from case studies developed by Babson College finance professors to teach critical financial skills in a community setting. While exploring real-world financial situations, participants build lifelong strategies for budgeting, building credit, investing, and more. An online financial knowledge platform supports the program. Participants do not need any financial expertise, and only basic math skills are required.

Workshops

Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Credit

Credit cards offer convenience and can help you build a credit profile, but they can be misused. This workshop provides insights into managing credit cards and their hidden costs and tips to avoid credit card traps. Learn about credit reports and credit scores and what steps you can take to improve your financial standing.

Building a Financial Plan for College

Attending college can cost a lot of money, which can create stress. It’s important to manage your money, so you don’t run out. Learn how to build a financial plan that will help you handle your finances and reduce your worries.

Investing to Achieve Your Financial Goals (Part I and II)

Do you find news about the ups and downs of the stock market confusing? Do you wonder what the differences are between stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs and how you can start investing? These fun and interactive workshops will help you learn the basics of investing and how to choose investments that make sense for you.

Protecting You and Your Assets

Life as an independent adult can feel very complicated and overwhelming. How can you prepare for the challenges ahead? This case discusses six steps you can take to prepare for the years ahead and protect your well-being and assets.

BFLP workshops are restricted to participants 18 years or older. Workshops are highly interactive so class size is limited to 30 students.

Questions?

Email the Babson Financial Literacy Project