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Events for Spring Semester 2020

SMMC Special Events

Money Smart: GeoCache for College Cash - April 6, 7 & 8

This interactive game allows students to participate in a contest where they use their smart phone to answer personal financial questions by scanning a QR code. Each student has an opportunity to win fun prizes.

All times are 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Making Cents Make Sense - April 20, 21 & 22

Play The Making Cents Make Sense Game Simulation of Life and come test your financial survival skills!

All times are 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Navigating Life As a Graduate (in collaboration with Career Services) - April 23

Need help with...

  • LinkedIn Accounts?
  • Salary Negotiations?
  • Resumes?
  • Living on Your Own?
  • Spending Plans?
  • Why a 401K Plan?

Join us on April 23, 2019.
Student center, Robinson Ballroom, BCDE
Gainesville Campus

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SMMC Financial Fitness Series - Spring 2020

SMMC is pleased to offer our four-part series covering the basics of personal finance. These monthly workshops will feature interactive learning and activities designed to help you practice practical money management on a daily basis, and help you plan for future financial needs. Financial hardship is cited as the number one reason that students drop out of college. Attend our workshops and get control of your financial future.

Where Did All My Money Go? Budgeting and Goal Setting - January 21, 22 & April 13

New Semester, New Money Goals! Does your spending match your stated values? Have you set achievable financial goals? This session will cover the basics of budgeting your money so you can make sure that your spending aligns with what's important to you, and that you have a clear path to future financial goals.

All times are 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Credit & All the Hidden Fees - February 4, 5 & 6

Do you know what your credit score is? Do you know how it's calculated or why it's important? Attendees will learn how credit scores are assembled and how to use different credit vehicles, like credit cards and student loans, to raise their scores but use them responsibly.

All times are 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

You Can Be the Millionaire Next Door - Saving and Planning for the Future - March 10, 11 & 12

This session will cover the methods used for achieving future financial goals. Want to buy a house or a car? Do you one day plan to retire? Come to our Saving and Planning for the Future session to learn the ways to achieve these goals and how early you'll need to start planning to make them happen.

All times are 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Identity Theft - Risk Management - April 14, 15 & 16

You've determined what's financially important to you and make plans towards future goals. Now learn how to protect all your hard work. How much insurance do you need? How much should you have in savings, and what really constitutes a financial "emergency?" While no one can predict the future, join the SMMC for a discussion on Risk Management/Identify Theft because Identity Theft is no joke! 

All times are 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Need Financial Help?

How Can We Help?

Fill out our survey and tell us the financial issues you want to learn about. Our workshops are tailored for you!

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