Financial Literacy Month

Attend to win a $250 Financial Literacy Award! 
At each of this month's sessions, students may sign up for a chance to win a $250 Financial Literacy Award. A total of 10 winners will be selected each week. 

Award qualifications: 

  • Home college must be Palo Alto College
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours
  • Must not be default on a student loan or repayment
  • Students does not have to be eligible for financial aid or have a FAFSA/TASFA on file
  • May only win one time
 
Money Matters

Wednesday, April 3
Session 1: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 12:30–2 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

Learn to set financial goals and create a budget.

Financial Aid Saturday
Saturday, April 6 
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Palomino Center 102

Receive assistance filling out your FAFSA for the 2019-2020 academic year.

 

Banking Basics

Tuesday, April 9
Session 1: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 12:30–2 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

How to open and maintain bank accounts.

To Your Credit
Tuesday, April 16
Session 1: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 5–6:30 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

Learn about credit and credit reports. 

 
Keep It Safe

Thursday, April 18
Session 1: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 12:30–2 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

Learn how to prevent identity theft.

Pay Youself First
Tuesday, April 23 
Session 1: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 5–6:30 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

Learn how to save money. 

To Your Credit 

Monday, April 29
Session 1: 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Session 2: 12:30–2 p.m.
Ozuna 101 (Legacy Room)

How about credit and credit reports. 

Online: CashCourse

April 1–30

  1. Visit cashcourse.org/student/dashboard
  2. Register for a free account
  3. Scroll down and click "On Your Own"
  4. Read one article and complete a survey at the Student Financial Aid office (Palomino Center 102)
  5. Submit completed survey to be entered to win a 2019 PACfest medal

Sessions provided by Palo Alto College offices of Financial Aid and Student Life, in partnership with Frost Bank.