Free Financial Aid Webinars for Students | 10.06.11

Posted in Financial Aid, Repayment By Student Loan Network Staff

Girl on laptopLet’s face it, financial strategy and planning is not always on the forefront of college students’ minds. There is a lot of great information out there to help students budget while in college, but many busy students don’t have the time or will to read it. Enter Financial IQ Webinars by Great Lakes.

Great Lakes is a student loan servicer that is providing free webinars to students on financial literacy topics. Open to all students (not just those whose loans are serviced by GL) the webinars will focus on Money 411, Credit Card Smarts, and Student Loan Repayment – Everything you need to know.

For busy students, these hour-long webinars can be a relatively quick and easy way to get a little more finance-savvy. Below you can find a list of these webinars with dates, times, and more detailed information.

  • Money 411: October 21 & 28 at 1pm Central time
    This webinar will focus on the top 5 money mistakes made by students which range from how to budget, to the appropriate uses of credit cards and loans.
  • Credit Card Smarts: November 4 & 11 at 1pm Central time
    Credit cards can be a great way to pay for everyday items conveniently, but only if you’re smart about it. This seminar will focus on how to manage and protect credit cards to minimize your debt.
  • Student Loan Repayment: December 7 & 9 at 3pm & 1pm Central time
    Student loan repayment is a lively topic in politics right now, and for good reason – managing student loan debt is no easy task. In this webinar, students will learn how to keep track of loans, find the right repayment plan, and how to contact your loan lender.

Learn more about these webinars at mygreatlakes.org.


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