Budgeting is a skill that is beneficial no matter what stage in life you are in. Making a comprehensive budget allows you to have more control of your finances and can reduce stress to benefit your overall well-being. This workshop focuses on meeting needs while maintaining as consistent of a quality of life all year by proactively planning for upcoming expenses.
Credit Reports and Scores
People often think that a credit score measures how financially stable or responsible someone is. This is not always the case. Credit Scores have several components into what determines your number, and it can vary for many different reasons even day-to-day. This workshop takes a detailed look at all the components and provides you with unbiased information and support in making decisions related to credit.
Debt Management Strategies / Student Loan Repayment
Debt can be a huge stressor for anyone. This workshop explores strategies that you can use for any form of debt that you can personalize to fit your specific situation and debt load. In addition to discussing general debt management strategies, this workshop also provides an overview of the student loan repayment process, repayment plans, forgiveness programs, and anything else related to undergraduate federal student loans.
Special Workshop Offerings:
Budgeting For The Holidays
This budgeting workshop focuses specifically on planning out gifts for others, which is a category many people do not intentionally think about when constructing their budgets. Feel free to share what you have done to save money during the holiday seasons and learn from one another in this discussion.
Spooky Credit Scores
This is the same, great content provided in our regular credit score workshop but with ghost puns and other tacky Halloween references.
Gender and Money Management
The way we interact with money and the way "money" interacts with us are impacted by cultural and societal norms. Discuss the intersection between gender and finances.
Schedule a Workshop for Your Group
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
Financial Coaching Appointments
We are also offering individual “financial coaching” appointments for individuals that prefer a direct conversation. To schedule an appointment, please click here.