Financial Well-Being

...Your Lifelong Investment

Money doesn't buy happiness. But understanding, managing, and communicating about finances can improve the quality of your life and relationships. These seminars will help you take charge of your budget, financial short-term and long-range planning, as well as estate and retirement planning.

Money Smart: Raising Finance-Wise Kids

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Building: NE49-5000 (5th floor; L-Lab)

Presenter: Stacey MacPhetres, M.A.; Director, College Finance, College Coach

This seminar will share best practices on teaching your children about earning money, saving, budgeting, taxes, investments, and credit. Parents will be empowered to incorporate these financial concepts into their children’s everyday lives. A financial educator will provide you with:

  • Suggestions on allowances and other ways children can earn money
  • Strategies for teaching children how to budget to achieve short- and long-term saving and spending goals
  • Tips for introducing children to the principles of taxation, investing, and using credit wisely
  • Concrete, age-appropriate exercises to do with children that promote good finance behavior

Couples and Money: What's Love Got to Do With It?

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Building: 76-156 (Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research)

Presenter: Ina Bachman, L.I.C.S.W., T.I.W.C., C.E.A.P.; Founder and Coach, Bachman Coaching

This seminar will examine the powerful impact money has on relationships. During this discussion, you will:

  • Analyze how couples think and communicate about money
  • Understand why couples fight about money
  • Explore simple tactics for avoiding money roadblocks that may affect your relationship
  • Receive advice around building a resilient partnership that can withstand financial concerns and challenges