Cameron University offers Financial Bootcamp for students

Cameron University will help its students become fiscally fit with Financial Bootcamp, a series of seminars designed to increase financial literacy. Financial Bootcamp will consist of five workshops, each dealing with a different aspect of personal finance. Students who attend four of the five workshops will be eligible to participate in “The Money Show”, which will feature a money machine and opportunities for CU students to win cash prizes. The workshops will take place in the Shepler Centennial Room at 7 p.m. Dinner will be provided. “The Money Show” will take place in the Shepler Ballroom.

“Success after earning a college degree includes the ability to manage personal finances,” says Jennifer Holland, Vice President for Student Services. “We want to teach our students the practical tools that will help them maintain financial stability, both now and after they enter the workforce.”

The schedule for Financial Bootcamp is as follows:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 14     Financial Aid 101
  • Wednesday, Sept. 28     Personality Budgeting – You tell your money where to go!
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12      The Credit Trap – In “debt” credit workshop
  • Wednesday, Oct. 26      Protect my ID – Identity Theft
  • Wednesday, Nov. 9       How to be a Millionaire – Savings
  • Wednesday, Nov. 16      “The Money Show”

Cameron students wanting additional information can contact the Office of Student Services at 581-2244.

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September 8, 2011

PR#11-159