Financial Literacy and Wellness

Binghamton University’s Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development has partnered with Visions Federal Credit Union to help improve student financial literacy and financial wellness. A ribbon cutting event in Jan. 2017 marked the collaboration.

Financial Wellness Walk-in Hours

Meet 1-on-1 with a Visions Financial Wellness Educator in the Fleishman Center (UU-133) to discuss topics such as budgeting, credit scores, student loans, etc. 

Monday's from 2-4 p.m.
Tuesday's from 12:20-2:20 p.m.
Note: Walk-ins are unavailable on Monday, Oct. 8 and Monday, Oct. 15

Adulting 101: Banking Basics
Thursday, Sept. 13 | Noon-1 p.m. in UU-133A

Guide to Financial Wellness
Monday, Sept. 17 | Noon-1 p.m. in UU-133A
Wednesday, Oct. 24 | Noon-1 p.m. in UU-133A

Financial Goal Planning
Tuesday, Sept, 25 | 2:50-3:50 p.m. in UU-133A
Thursday, Nov. 15 | 1:15-2:15 p.m. in UU-133A

Affording Graduate School - Followed by Q&A
Friday, Oct. 5 | Noon-1 p.m. in UU-133A
Wednesday, Nov. 7 | Noon-1 p.m. in UU-133A

Understanding Credit Scores
Friday, Oct. 19 | Noon-1 p.m. in UU-133A
Thursday, Nov. 29 | 1:15-2:15 p.m. in UU-133A

Negotiating a Job Offer
Tuesday, Oct. 23 | 5-6 p.m. in UU-120

 

Course instructors or students leaders interested in hosting a financial wellness program are encouraged to submit a program request. Available topics that relate to financial literacy and wellness include "Personal Finance for College Students", "Affording Graduate School", "Negotiating Your Job Offer", among other topics upon request. For more information about financial wellness programs, please email Cassie Spencer (spencerc@binghamton.edu) in the Fleishman Center.