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Financial Literacy Week 2018 - April 2 – 6

Monday, April 2
Mandell 114, 9 to 9:30 am & 9:45 to 10:30 am
Budgeting for All | Keynote Speaker: Ellen Rackas, CPA, MBA
You’ve probably heard the word budgeting more times than you can count, but still don't know how to do so effectively. In this workshop you will learn the tricks of the trade, mastering the skill of budgeting. We highly encourage all of the DelVal community to attend, as well as club and organization treasurers!

Tuesday, April 3
The Writing Center, Noon to 2 pm & 7 to 9 pm
Writing Workshop: Keys to a Successful Scholarship Essay | In partnership with The Writing Center
Learn the skills on how to write a successful and dynamic scholarship essay, with tips on setting yourself apart from other applicants. With Writing Center tutors on hand to proofread and assist, you'll surely develop the best tools to create a stellar scholarship application!

Wednesday, April 4
Allman Building 204, Noon to 4:30 pm
File your FAFSA! Walk-in Session | Presented by the Office of Financial Aid
It's FAFSA season! Bring your FSA ID and we will help you to cross this off the to-do list. Financial literacy begins with starting somewhere, so why not start with your FAFSA! Casual walk-in sessions, only 15 to 20 minutes needed, approximately.

Thursday, April 5
Music Room, 6 to 7 pm
Adulting 101: Senior Series Workshop – Student Loan Lingo | In partnership with the Class of 2018
Did you know the average bachelor's degree holder takes 21 years to pay off their student loans? Join Student Loan Lingo to learn about the plans and options available to repay your student loans. Planning is key to paying off debt! (Two 30 min speed sessions!)

Friday, April 6
Dining Hall Conference Room, Noon to 1 pm
Credit Catch-all!| Keynote Speaker: Ann Russell, Development Officer, Division of Development and Alumni Affairs
This session is designed around how to use credit wisely, details about credit scores and why it all matters! Bring your lunch and a friend to learn all about credit, as well as ask questions about any other financial topics you may have been wondering about!