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Financial management

Kelvin Boston February 1

Seven Steps to Financial Wellness
Powered by Healthy Planet Financial Management Committee

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Stewart Center, Room 218
Free and open to the public

Kelvin Boston, host of PBS' Moneywise television series, will be one of the main speakers for Healthy Planet 2010. He will highlight the opportunities found as we recover from the recession including how to buy a new home, using benefits to your advantage, and investing your retirement funds. Kelvin's upbeat style and positive message will inspire all audience members. Mr. Boston will visit with audience members after his presentation and sign books upon request. More a bout Kelvin may be found at www.moneywise.tv. For more information contact Sharon Burns at burnssa@purdue.edu

 

February 4

Financial Aid Update
Powered by the Division of Financial Aid

 

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Stewart Center, Room 218 A, B
Free and open to Purdue employees

 

Financial Aid Update for PACADA and other interested Purdue faculty and staff; general information on the Division of Financial Aid, Timely updates, and the 2010-11, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) filing information. For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

 

February 4

Creating a Satisfactory Retirement, a Town Hall Meeting

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Morton Community Center, Room 106, West Lafayette
Free and open to the public

 

This meeting will encourage an open dialogue between Purdue researchers and retirees from Purdue and Greater Lafayette community about the factors that are the most important to a successful retirement. refreshments will be served. For more information contact Sharon Burns at burnssa@purdue.edu

 

February 4

Understanding Attitudes about Money
Powered by Healthy Planet 2010 Financial Management Committee

 

11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to the public

 

Elaine Todd of Todd Financial Services, LLC will lead this session, which will help people understand what money means to them, where their money attitude started in life and how it affects their current daily life. This session is helpful to the single person or married couples who need to get a handle on their money and find out who is in control, the person or the money. For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

 

February 4

Obtaining Cash for College 2010-11
Powered by the Division of Financial Aid

11:00 a.m. - noon
Stewart Center, Room 218 A, B
Free and open to Purdue employees

For Purdue faculty and staff with children attending college, this outreach will discuss both Purdue specific and general financial aid steps for attendance in the fall of 2010.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

 

February 4 

Financial information for Purdue Students
Powered by the Division of Financial Aid

 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Stewart Center (under the mural)
Free and open to the public

 

The Division of Financial Aid staff will provide an information table for Purdue students. This table will offer information to students on the national Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) and 40 Money Management Tips Every College student Should Know. For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

 

February 4

Save for Tomorrow
Powered by TIAA-CREF

 

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118
Free and open to Purdue employees

 

This session covers 5 principles to help you save for retirement:
1. Establish a long-term plan
2. Start saving early
3. Diversify your assets
4. Watch investment expenses
5. Review your investment plan regularly.

For more information contact David Reseigh at dlreseigh@purdue.edu or (765) 496-3919

 

Walk to the Moon Challenge

Healthy Planet events

Global committee:
Sharon Burns, chair, Consumer Science and Retailing

Local committee:
David Reseigh, chair, Division of Financial Aid
Marvin Smith, Division of Financial Aid
Branna Smith, WorkLife Programs
Susan Ince, Benefits Counselor
Chloe Morrical, Purdue Student Government