In an effort to empower students with financial literacy education, the Financial Fitness Program will be offered to UCI students with the mission of promoting sound financial management which is aligned with the mission and vision of the FRESH Basic Needs Hub and NWOC. This seminar will provide students with zero to little financial knowledge, the opportunity to build skills and knowledge around financial literacy and wellness.
Introduce low-cost banking services with the goal of banking the unbanked & underbanked
Understand the difference between a bank & credit union
Assist students in understanding predatory lending
Introduce students to the benefits of developing a spending plan
Introduce tools to establish or reestablish credit
Introduce best practices to increase a credit score
Increase the financial literacy confidence of students