Financial Literacy Month - University of Houston
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April is Financial Literacy Month! Check out our schedule of events and take charge of your finances.

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Financial Literacy: Budgeting Basics
Wednesday April 6, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Needing to put yourself on a budget but have no idea where to start? Join us for this workshop sponsored by University Career Services in collaboration with Wells Fargo to learn tips and tricks to get you on the right path!

To RSVP: Log into AccessUH > Click on Cougar Pathway icon > Events > Type: Workshops & Special Events > Select the event name > Click red “Attend” button

Calculating Your Costs Workshop
Thursday April 7, 2022 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

It’s time to enroll for summer and fall classes – but what about calculating your costs? This interactive workshop will walk you through how to calculate your tuition/fees and other expenses for the upcoming year and balance your financial aid.
Sponsored by Integrated Enrollment Services

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Financial Empowerment Workshop
Tuesday April 12, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Tuesday April 12, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Join a panel of students from Bauer's Personal Financial Planning track as they discuss topics in personal finance including credit and lending practices and decisions, investing, and financial resilience. Advanced RSVP requested, please visit here to register!

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Be Benefits Wise
Wednesday April 13, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Are you a UH employee or perhaps even someone who is going to be selecting benefits for job very soon? Come learn about what UH offers as well as helpful information on how to make these important decisions!
Sponsored by UH Human Resources.

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FAFSA/TASFA Workshop
Thursday April 14, 2022 | 4:00 - 4:40 PM

Do you qualify for FAFSA or TASFA? Should you apply? What information do you need to complete the application? Is it difficult? For answers to these questions and more, join Scholarships and Financial Aid for a workshop to learn the ins and outs of applying for financial aid.

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FAFSA/TASFA Workshop
Monday April 18, 2022 | 12:00 - 12:40 PM

Do you qualify for FAFSA or TASFA? Should you apply? What information do you need to complete the application? Is it difficult? For answers to these questions and more, join Scholarships and Financial Aid for a workshop to learn the ins and outs of applying for financial aid.

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Navigating Financial Hardship as an International Student
Tuesday April 19, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Unexpected world events and personal challenges can impact the studies of our international students. In this session, come learn about the options that international students have when faced with a financial hardship.
Sponsored by International Student and Scholars Services Office and Integrated Enrollment Services.

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Salary Negotiation
Wednesday April 20, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

How much are you looking to earn? Failing to negotiate your first salary could cost you thousands of dollars over your lifetime. This workshop will show you the tools to identify your value, target salary and strategies for practicing salary negotiation in order to gain confidence and skills needed to earn fair compensation.
Sponsored by University Career Services.

To RSVP: Log into AccessUH > Click on Cougar Pathway icon > Events > Type: Workshops & Special Events > Select the event name > Click red “Attend” button

Retirement 101
Thursday April 21, 2022 | 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Do you know what it’s involved with YOUR retirement? This session is geared towards UH employees but will include a lot of helpful information for anyone thinking and planning for eventual retirement.
Sponsored by UH Human Resources.

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Coping with Financial Distress
Tuesday April 26, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Students can face all types of stress while navigating college life, and financial stress is a major one. Join Counseling & Psychological Services to learn how to cope with financial distress and take care of your mental health when times are tough.

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Ask Human Resources
Tuesday April 26, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

This AMA (ask me anything) style session is meant to support students, faculty and staff who may be navigating through several decisions that impact their financial literacy. Have questions about benefits, retirement, or your W-2? Come join us!
Sponsored by UH Human Resources.

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Coping with Financial Distress
Friday April 29, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Students can face all types of stress while navigating college life, and financial stress is a major one. Join Counseling & Psychological Services to learn how to cope with financial distress and take care of your mental health when times are tough.

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