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Financial Literacy

Creating a budget with a GA's stipend

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
On Campus : COMM 331
Dear Graduate Students,

Please join us for the second seminar of the series "Go Live" success seminar on "Financial Literacy".

This seminar will accompany information that will be posted on a new website for financial literacy (under development) that will serve the UMBC campus community. 


Wednesday February 5, 2014 1:00 pm

COMM 331

"Bob Brich, Business Services Administrator for the Graduate School, will discuss basic concepts of budgeting and strategies to help avoid accumulating debt."



The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) has been selected to participate in an “Enhancing Student Financial Education” project for 2013-2015. Chosen as one of 15 awardees in a national competition, UMBC received a grant from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), a non-profit organization ( dedicated to advancing graduate education and research. Funded by a grant from TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services organization, CGS will develop models for providing financial education resources that help undergraduate and graduate students manage their money and hone their financial and debt management skills.   

Go LIVE! Seminars: UMBC will develop “Go Live” seminars that will showcase financial literacy resources on a new, interactive website. The online topics and segments will be coupled with “live” seminars that will be held throughout the year.  Seminar topics include: Graduate Funding, Improving Credit Ratings, Financial Transitions, Life-long, Financial Planning, Budgets, and more. 


This seminar is co-sponsored by CGS. 

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