Events List

Week of April 24, 2016

Money and Sense: Practical Steps towards Achieving Financial Wellness

Cook Library Room 507
This one-hour seminar will change the way you think about Money! Topics and open discussion will give you insight and reduce your stress about key topics such as debt repayment strategies, budgeting techniques, credit card management, planning for major purchases, managing student debt and long term savings strategies to achieve Financial Wellness.  No matter where you are on your current financial journey, this seminar will give tips to share with your friends and family to guide you toward a financially healthy lifestyle before, during and after college.   Session provided by: Robert Savage, Financial Coach, WayPoints Financial Services. Sponsored by the Maryland CASH Campaign.This program is offered as part of Money Smart Week ®, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Event Time: 
Monday, April 25, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

TUIG Presents: Personal Finance for Millennials

Cook Library Room 507
Join Graham Ewing, CFP (TU ‘12, former TUIG president) of the Financial Consulate for a wide-ranging discussion of all things personal finance, from the basics on up. Sponsored by the Towson University Investment Group.This program is offered as part of Money Smart Week ®, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. 
Event Time: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Credit Cafe

Cook Library 3rd Floor
Drop by Guidewell Financial Solutions’ Credit Cafe and learn how to pull your free credit report. You’ll have the opportunity to review your credit report with a certified credit counselor. Guidewell Financial’s counselors will assist you in understanding your credit history, discuss areas of concern, and answer any questions you may have about credit or debt. Participants needing additional assistance will be provided a variety of referral options for credit counseling, financial coaching, and housing counseling. This program is offered as part of Money Smart Week, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Event Time: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Credit 101

Cook Library Room 507
What is credit and why is it important? Dan Florea and Jeff Swecker of Guidewell Financial Solutions will address benefits and risk of using credit, different types of credit, how to establish credit, and what to know about credit reports and scores.This program is offered as part of Money Smart Week, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Event Time: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

TUIG Presents: Discussion of Warren Buffett's Letters to Shareholders

Cook Library Room 507
Join the Towson University Investment Group as they analyze and discuss legendary investor Warren Buffett’s 2001, 2010, and 2015 letters to shareholders [visit: http://tinyurl.com/WBLetters16]. Sponsored by the Towson University Investment Group.This program is offered as part of Money Smart Week ®, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Event Time: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Organizing to Provide Support for OER at TU

Cook Library Room 507
With a better understanding of OERs and how they have been adopted at other campuses and even here at TU, what's next? How can Cook Library and the Office of Academic Innovation support TU faculty who have decided to adopt OERs? Are there departments at TU that might want to pilot at the program level something similar to what other institutions have done? What kinds of supports are needed to implement such a pilot? Assistant Provost for Academic Innovation Jane Neapolitan will share her thoughts on these and other questions and elicit your ideas about how to move forward with OERs at TU. This is the third of three events in the series. Register Now!
Event Time: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:30am