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Ferris Announces Partnership with `Money Smart Week' Financial Literacy Campaign

Ferris State UniversityFerris State University is working to strengthen financial awareness among students. As part of this continuing effort, the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is joining a national financial literacy campaign, “Money Smart Week.”

While the national campaign runs from Saturday, April 5 through Saturday, April 12, Ferris’ participation includes three events scheduled that week.

Monday, April 7

Location: FLITE, Room 240
Time: 7 p.m.

Topic: “End Money Stress … How to Manage Finance, Credit and Debt”

Presented by GreenPath Debt Solutions, a nonprofit credit counseling organization

Wednesday, April 9

Location: FLITE, Room 240
Time: 4 to 8 p.m.

Topic: “Get Real!”

More information: “Get Real!” is an interactive game designed to simulate real-life economic choices that students will make once they graduate

Thursday, April 10

Location: FLITE, Room 240
Time: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Topic: “Fast Forward”

More information: “Get Real!” follow-up group discussions led by the Financial Awareness Student Team that is comprised of peer mentors.