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Campus resources exist to help employees with financial challenges

During these challenging economic times, help is available to you and your staff. As a supervisor, you can help your staff by informing and encouraging them to participate in some of the campus resources available. Group sessions and one-on-one services are available to all employees.

Financial workshops

WorkLife Programs periodically conducts a variety of workshops designed to help employees learn more about saving money at the grocery store, financial planning, and other related topics. In addition, Money Smart Week will take place on campus from October 18-22. During that week, WorkLife Programs will offer daily noon-hour workshops relating to financial issues.

Scheduled Money Smart Week workshops:

  • October 18: Understanding Your Credit Scores
  • October 19: How to Cut Your Grocery Bill
  • October 20: Talking Through the Tough Times
  • October 21: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
  • October 22: Figuring Out Your Financial Plan

    To view and register for current offerings, employees can go to the WorkLife Programs home page and log in with their career account and password.

PEFCU partnership

Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU), through a partnership with WorkLife Programs, is offering credit counseling services to employees.

PEFCU credit counselors can help with balancing accounts, preparing a budget, reviewing your credit report, solving short-term challenges, and planning for future needs.

Informational packets with further details about the services available from PEFCU are available in Freehafer Hall, the WorkLife Programs office at Purdue West Shopping Plaza (PWF), 1402 W. State St., and the WorkLife Programs' Employee Assistance office at 501 Hayes St.

Counseling appointments are available from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with after-hours appointments available by request. Counseling services are open to all Purdue employees, not just those who are PEFCU members.

Regional campus employees may contact WorkLife Programs to request a packet. Telephonic financial counseling is available to those on regional campuses.

For more information, contact WorkLife Programs at 49-45461.  

- WorkLife Programs

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