Get Financial Tips from University Credit Union

by University Credit Union | April 17, 2024

University Credit Union (UCU), official financial partner of Saint Mary's College, has announced an initiative to provide free educational workshops for faculty, staff, and alumni. 

These workshops are designed to empower participants with essential financial knowledge, ranging from basic principles to advanced strategies. 

All sessions are complimentary and may include raffle prizes for attendees, include AirPods, a Kindle, a Keurig, and more.

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In-Person Beginner Workshops

Budgeting & Saving 101

Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in Dryden Hall
Want to organize your finances but don't know where to start? Learn tips and tricks on creating your first budget and how to build up your emergency savings. 

Building Credit

Wednesday, May 8, at 7 p.m. in Dryden Hall
Everything you need to know about how credit scores work and how to start building good credit to prepare you for the next steps in your financial journey.


Virtual Advanced Workshops

Long-Term Saving & Cutting Costs

Wednesday, March 27, at 12 p.m. via Zoom
Learn strategies on how to be more diligent in your budgeting and saving and how you can cut down on unnecessary costs.  

Navigating Life Changes & High Interest Rates

Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. via Zoom
Discover resources available when facing financial transitions and high interest rates while still being able to make ends meet and even save money in the process. 

Rebuilding Credit & Consolidating Debt

Friday, May 10, at 12 p.m. via Zoom
Want to increase your credit score and pay off your debts but don't where to start? Join us for some myths and tips about how to rebuild your credit and different options you may not know you have when it comes to paying off your debts. 

About the Official Financial Services Partner of Saint Mary’s College

University Credit Union has been giving member-owners a financial advantage for more than 70 years. We’re proud to continue this powerful commitment to university students, staff, alumni, and their families as the Official Financial Services Partner of Saint Mary’s College.