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Financial Wellness Month

It's April, and that means it's time to get smarter about your money.

Columbus State is hosting Financial Wellness Month throughout the month of April, with a series of workshops and a resource fair. If you miss a session, don't worry – we're going to post them on the web later.

Financial Wellness Month

Money Matters: Financial Wellness Workshops

  • Monday, April 1 – Every Penny Counts: Budgeting Basics
  • Monday, April 8 – Out With the Old, In With the New: How to overcome debt, think smart about credit, and invest wisely
  • Monday, April 22 – Looking into the Future: Long-term financial planning

All workshops will be led by Jack Popovich, assistant professor and program director for the Finance program. All workshops will be held in Nestor Hall, Room 229 from noon to 1 p.m.

These workshops will be posted on the web after they're done.

Columbus State C.A.R.E.S. Focus Group

Tuesday, April 23
Noon to 1 p.m.

Share your experiences and needs as a Columbus State student. We will be discussing everything from transportation to housing to medical care. Your feedback will help us better serve the needs of our students. Pizza will be served during the session.

Please RSVP to by April 9. The first 25 students will be accepted.

BLUEprint Workshops

Money Management for Students: Need to start a budget? Come to this session to learn about the financial building blocks: savings, budgeting, managing debt, credit, and more!

  • Monday, April 22, at 3:00 p.m. in Madison Hall 225.
  • Thursday, April 25, at 11:00 a.m. in Madison Hall 225.

Navigating Cashier and Student Accounting Services: Learn about Columbus State payment options, debt collection and the financial impact of schedule changes. Save yourself hassle and money by understanding the system!

  • Tuesday, April 23, at 6:00 p.m. in Madison Hall 225.

"Set Yourself Up for Success" Financial Resource Fair

Tuesday, April 2
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nestor Hall, West Lounge

Come talk to financial institutions about banking, credit, and any questions you may have about your financial wellness. Organizations participating include US Bank, Huntington, Education First Credit Union, Telhio Credit Union, and more!