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Programs

Join us for Banking 101

October 18, 2010

You've made a plan for your life. You're here to make it happen. We're here to help.

Success outside the classroom

Each year, more students drop out of college because of debt than because of academic failure. The University is committed to helping students build a solid financial foundation so your only worry is in the classroom. As part of this commitment, the University's RamCard Office, in partnership with First National Bank, is offering Banking 101 sessions on the third Tuesday of every month.

Banking 101 is open to anyone on campus. Stop by the First National Bank branch located in the Lory Student Center between 4 and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19 to ask your banking questions. Bankers will be available to provide answers and the tools you need for financial success. Learn to make deposits and withdrawals, create a budget, or balance your account.

If Banking 101 leaves you wanting more, check out our financial workshops. They’re offered free to your club or organization, just tell us when and where, then pick your topic:

  • Budgeting and Saving – Learn how to create and stick to a budget, as well as save for your future.
  • Credit Dos and Don’ts – Learn the basics of credit and what affects your credit score.
  • Managing a Checking Account and Debit Card – Learn how to manage your Checking & Debit Card to avoid overspending and penalty fees.
  • Parent & Family Guide to Helping Students Manage their Finances – Learn how you can help your student manage their finances away from home.
  • Consumer Fraud Prevention – Learn about fraud, identity theft, and how you can protect yourself.
  • Student Loan Consolidation (presented by CSU Student Financial Services) – Learn how to consolidate student loans into one monthly payment. Investing for College Students (presented by First National Investments & Planning) – Learn how you can start investing now to save for your future.
  • Basics of Home Buying (presented by First National Bank Mortgage) Learn the basics of home buying, from getting a loan to working with a realtor.
  • Custom Workshop – Describe below the custom course you would like to schedule for your event. Include specific topics, what learning outcomes you wish to achieve, and information about the event that will help the present prepare for this session.

Contact: Peter Martinez
E-mail: ramcard@colostate.edu
Phone: (970) 491-2344