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Financial education seminars for graduate students

The UW has partnered with two local non-profit credit unions to help you learn to save more and better manage your finances.

Credit Reporting 101

Worried if your credit is good enough? Learn how the credit bureaus develop your credit score and come away with valuable tips to help you get the most from your creditworthiness. Get to know what affects your credit, learn why your scores may differ, find out how to get a free report, and learn five easy steps to a better score. Presented by Washington State Employees Credit Union.

April 11, 2017
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, Health Sciences

Register: Credit Reporting 101

Personal Finance for College Students

College education is a prime time for young adults to learn about finances and plan for the future. Participants will learn about credit and how to use it wisely, tools to develop a positive credit history and score, create and manage their own budget, ways to track spending, and options for student loan repayment. Presented by Inspirus Credit Union.

April 19, 2017
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, Smith Hall
Register: Personal Finance for College Students

Financial Yoga: Stretching Your Hard-Earned Dollars

In today’s tough economic climate, stretching a paycheck is more important than ever. Learn tips that will help you gain control of your finances and reduce financial stress. Presented by Inspirus Credit Union.

May 2, 2017
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, Seig Hall

Register: Financial Yoga

Scams, Shams & Identity Theft

Identity theft is a continual threat that catches people unaware. Learn how it happens, how to prevent it from happening to you, and ways to protect yourself from scammers. For those who have been affected by fraud or identity theft, learn steps for making a full recovery and restoring your good name. Better protect yourself, your money, and your personal information! Presented by Washington State Employees Credit Union.

May 10, 2017
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, Smith Hall

Register: Scams, Shams & Identity Theft