Financial Literacy Program
Seminars and Workshops That Have Been Presented at MUSC
Money Management: Repaying Your Student Loans in Three Easy Steps
National Student Loan Program – NSLP
March 2, 2011; 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; HSC Auditorium
This session focused on organizing and managing student loan debt. Students learned how to navigate the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS), develop a budget, and utilize student loan repayment options.
Loan Repayment in 3 Easy Steps (Repaying in 3 Easy Steps)
Money Management: The Formula for Financial Success–Handling Educational Debt
South Carolina Student Loan Corporation (SCSLC)
March 23, 2011; 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; HSC Auditorium
The SCSLC workshop was an educational, yet entertaining, session providing the basics of what graduates can and should expect once they leave school. It provided examples of different repayment options and explained the advantages and disadvantages of each. Other basics such as how students can locate their loans, when payments will begin, alternatives to payment, and money management techniques such as budgeting and planning were also covered.
Loan Repayment (Formula for Success)
Money Management: Ins and Outs of Student Loan Repayment
Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
March 30, 2011; 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; HSC Auditorium
When students receive information during loan counseling, they often have questions about how loan repayment works. Designed for students and financial aid administrators, this session describes the repayment options available to students as they prepare to enter the workforce. Topics include: taking inventory of your student loans; understanding the available repayment plans (including Income-Based Repayment) and the advantages of each; reviewing the details of consolidation; and learning about deferment, forbearance, forgiveness, and cancellation options.
Ins and Outs of Loan Repayment (Ins and Outs)
Money Management: Life After Graduate School–A Guide to Financial Health
Great Lakes Educational Loan Services
April 13, 2011: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 pm.; Gazes Cardiac Research Institute, Room 125
This workshop explores loan repayment strategies available to students such as standard, graduated, extended, income-based, income-sensitive, and income-contingent options. Federal loan consolidation, deferments, forbearance, and public service loan forgiveness will also be discussed. This workshop provides students with information needed to manage their student loan debt successfully.
Loan Repayment (Life after Grad School)
Money Management: Tax Issues for Students
Hudson and Associates and Jackson Hewitt Tax Services
February 2, 2012; 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; BSB 502
February 9, 2012; 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; BSB 502
This workshop focuses on general tax preparation, dependency issues, 1098 Tax Form, tax liability on stipends or scholarships, and education credits.
Money Management: Borrowing Wisely
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) FIRST
February 24, 2012; 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; Baruch Auditorium
This workshop provides students with an awareness of debt management that will empower them with the skills they need. This session will also discuss the critical elements of student loans and the cost of medical education.
Money Management: Understanding Credit
February 24, 2012; 1:00 pm. To 2:00 pm; BSB 100
This workshop provides students with a plan of action to manage their money and credit. Understanding credit and how it works will also be discussed.
Money Management: Personal and Student Loan Debt
Commonwealth Financial Group
February 24, 2012; 2:00 pm to 3:00 p.m.; BSB 100
This Workshop focuses on understanding why we get into debt and ways to manage both personal and student loan debt.
Money Management: Job Offer Evaluations
MUSC Human Resources
April 12, 2012; 12:00 p.m. to1:00 p.m.; BSB 502
Many factors are considered in selecting a job. Location, organizational culture, job responsibilities, potential for future advancement, benefits, and salary are all considered in the decision making process. This session shows you how to make the best decision when it comes to a job offer.
Getting the Most from your Student Health Insurance
Pearce and Pearce and MUSC Student Health Services
October 17, 2012; 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Gazes Cardiac Research Institute, Room 125
This presentation is available as a Tegrity recording.
AAMC Money Management: Borrowing Wisely
Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools for
Medical Education (FIRST)
Association of American Medical Colleges
November 20, 2012; 11:15 am -12:00 pm
Drug Discovery Auditorium, Room 110
Presentations from this session: 2012 Debt Management Presentation and AAMC Debt Manager Presentation