Workshops

Fall 2019 Upcoming Workshops

Introduction to Investing
Tues, Oct 22nd, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Ryan Shorey 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. Register here

Investing Part II
Tues, Nov 5th, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Adam Grenier CFP, Fidelity Investments
Topics covered: Asset allocation, asset location, understanding market and economic business cycles. 

Introduction to Building Credit
Wed, Dec 4th, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
Dan Rosengard, Graduate Community Fellow
Learn the basics of credit building: Why is credit important? How is your credit score calculated? How can you start to build credit?

Fall 2019 Previous Workshops

Applying to Graduate Fellowships
Wed, September 18th, 11:30 to 12:30 in 68-181
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!

Applying to Graduate Fellowships (Session #2)
Thur, Oct 3rd, 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 cover similar material, with more of a focus on preparing and submitting application materials within upcoming fall deadlines.

Tax information workshops

As we get closer to U.S. tax season, the MIT Int’l Students Office and MIT VPF will host tax information workshops for both U.S. and International students.

Check back in Dec 2019 for more information on the dates and locations of these workshops

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Information about additional financial literacy workshops will be posted here throughout the year.

Did you know?

Every semester, the MIT Federal Credit Union also hosts workshops on financial planning topics.