Workshops

Upcoming workshop

Interactive Workshop on Budgeting
May 29, 11:30 to 12:30 in 4-153
Jennifer Hu, Graduate Community Fellow
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
This will be a hands-on, interactive workshop on budgeting strategies and will feature a number of iGrad tools and resources.
RSVP herePlease bring a computer or laptop to the event!

Spring 2019 Workshops

Applying to Graduate Fellowships
February 28th, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-180
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
Why are fellowships great? What is the application process? What are the types of resources available? Tips on personal statements and research proposals. Just a great place to ask questions!

Introduction to Investing
March 21st, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Adam Grenier CFP, Fidelity Investments
Topics covered: Taking on debt vs. savings, basics of asset classes (i.e., stocks, bonds, real estate, cash, digital assets, etc.), financial independence, different types of accounts to use for different goals

Investing Part II
April 3rd, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Ryan Shorey CFP, Fidelity Investments
Topics covered: Asset allocation, asset location, understanding market and economic business cycles. 

Applying to Graduate Fellowships
May 16, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
For those that missed the first presentation. This workshop will focus more on preparing application material over the summer to apply in the fall.

Interactive Workshop on Budgeting
May 29, 11:30 to 12:30 in 4-153
Jennifer Hu, Graduate Community Fellow
Scott Tirrell, Associate Director of Graduate Fellowships, OGE
This will be a hands-on, interactive workshop on budgeting strategies and will feature a number of iGrad tools and resources.

See also

Couples and money: What’s love got to do with it?
May 15, 12:00-1:30pm in 46-3189
Presenter: Ina Bachman, L.I.C.S.W., T.I.W.C., C.E.A.P.; Founder and Coach, Bachman Coaching
This seminar will examine the powerful impact money has on relationships. During this discussion, you will:
– Analyze how couples think and communicate about money
– Understand why couples fight about money
– Explore simple tactics for avoiding money roadblocks that may affect your relationship
– Receive advice around building a resilient partnership that can withstand financial concerns and challenges
Register here

Tax information workshops

(for International and US Students)
Presented by MIT Int’l Students Office & MIT VPF

Date Time Location Who Tax Status
Wednesday March 6, 2019 5:00-6:30pm 10-250 International students
( < 5 years in the US)
Non-Resident Aliens for tax purposes
7:00-8:30pm 10-250 US & international students
( > 5 years in the US)
Resident tax filers
Monday April 1st, 2019 5:00-6:30pm 10-250 International students
( < 5 years in the US)
Non-Resident Aliens for tax purposes
7:00-8:30pm 10-250  US & international students
( > 5 years in the US)
 Resident tax filers

Did you know?

Every semester, the MIT Federal Credit Union hosts a seminar series on financial literacy topics.