Basic Finance & Budgeting: Getting Your Financial Ducks in a Row

Course# TD1373

Note: This workshop is capped at 24 participants.

Competency:  Work/Life Wellness - Fundamental

Type: Inclusive Series
To maximize the collaborative learning, please review your calendar before registering to ensure you can attend all sessions.

Total Workshop Time: 10 Hours (Four - 2.5 hour sessions)

Make-Ups: There are no make-up sessions for this workshop.

Pre-requisites: None

Workshop Description:  This workshop is designed to help you understand and evaluate your values and behaviors as they pertain to spending and budgeting; develop an effective personal budget to assist you in meeting your goals; learn methods to debt reduction; understand investing fundamentals; design effective strategies to meet your investment objectives, take appropriate risks, and understand the financial tools available to you both inside and outside of JMU.

This Multi-Session workshop will include:

  • Session 1: Values and Behaviors Pertaining to Spending and Budgeting
  • Session 2: Savings Part 1 (Goals and basic investing fundamentals)
  • Session 3: Zero-based Budgeting and Debt Reduction
  • Session 4: Savings Part 2

Presented by: Brad Barnett, Senior Associate Director, Financial Aid Office and Stephan Hess, CFP,  Hess Financial

Session Information:

Wednesdays, January 29, February 19, March 12, AND Wednesday, April, 2, 2014
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Fridays, October 3, October 24, November 7, AND November 14, 2014
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

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