Free financial wellness workshops every day this week (Sept 26 - 30)

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From budgeting to investing for retirement, more than 40 workshops will be offered to help faculty and staff manage money effectively during Financial Wellness Week from September 26 to September 30, 2016.

The U-M Office of Financial Aid, TIAA, Fidelity Investments and the University of Michigan Credit Union will offer workshops at locations across central campus, north campus and the U-M Health System throughout the week. Topics include:

  • Create a Budget, Ditch Your Debt and Start Building a Future
  • Credit Score Myth Busters
  • Develop Your Money Game Plan
  • Fundamentals of Retirement Income PlanningAhorre Para el Mañana, Empezando Hoy (in Spanish)
  • Inside Money: Managing Income and Debt
  • Make the Most of Social Security
  • Make the Most of Your Retirement Savings
  • Money at Work: Foundations of Investing
  • Savings Playbook
  • THRIVE: Get Organized and Build Your Plan (Women and Investing)
  • Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement

All sessions are open to any faculty or staff member free of charge. There is no requirement to have an account with any of the presenting organizations to participate. Advance registration for all sessions is optional but encouraged.

Featured speaker highlights include:

  • A brown bag session for faculty and staff on preparing to pay for college with Pamela W. Fowler, executive director of the U-M Office of Financial Aid (Monday, September 26, 12:00 p.m., Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union)
  • A presentation on the state of the market with Jurrien Timmer, Director of Global Macro, Fidelity Investments (Monday, September 26, 5:00 p.m., Helmut Stern Auditorium, UMMA)
  • A discussion of the 2016 presidential election and the economy with Larry Chadwick, Vice President for Federal Government Relations, TIAA (Thursday, September 29, 5:30 p.m., Forum Hall, Palmer Commons)

View complete workshop information and register to attend one or more sessions.

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