Financial Wellness at Home
Student Loans and Managing Debt - Bring Your Questions!
7/27 | 11:00-12:00pm | [Zoom Meeting Link]
This discussion goes over federal student loans as well as general debt management strategies. You'll learn how to estimate how much your monthly loan payment will be once you graduate and discuss the different repayment plans you have available. Please bring any questions you have related to loans, debt, or other financial stressors you have.
Budgeting for Your Semester
8/7 | 1:00-2:00pm | [Zoom Meeting Link]
The earlier you start planning, the more likely you are to be successful. While most people are aware of their finances, very few take a detailed look to plan their expenses all semester. How much do you need to borrow in loans? How much should you be saving from your paychecks? How often am I going to eat at Waffle House? Let's chat about it!
The current situation regarding COVID-19 brings up many different wellness-related concerns outside of the one most salient to us—to avoid becoming sick or avoiding spreading illness to others. During times of uncertainty, it is natural to feel increased stress. Finances can be stressful at any point throughout the year, but can also be an area that is not consciously thought about in depth…particularly in times where other areas of one’s health may be the main consideration.
Virginia Tech students may be faced with unique financial stressors related to COVID-19. To support you during this time:
Schedule a Zoom appointment to discuss your personal financial situation, financial stress, and/or enhance your knowledge in areas such as budgeting, credit scores, and undergraduate student loan repayment by clicking here.
We also offer workshops on demand for the above areas. Check out our menu of options available via Zoom:
To schedule a workshop for your organization, or discuss potential collaboration, please email Kevin Sutton at Suttonkl@vt.edu
For group program requests, please include as much of the following information as possible in your initial correspondence:
- The name of the organization/class
- What topics you would like covered in the program
- A brief description of why you believe this workshop will be beneficial
- Possible dates and times for the workshop
- Number of participants you plan on attending
Many of our workshops will be available in live virtual sessions, or by being pre-recorded. We ask that the distribution of any recorded programming be only distributed to the intended audience and NOT used in the future beyond spring semester 2020. Once normal operations resume, we want to be able to offer our usual in-person, interactive, and effective programming in the format where it is best received. If you have any questions or concerns, please email email@example.com.