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Money Smart Week

April 24 - 27, 2017

Money Smart Week workshops, credit counseling available for UTA and Arlington community

The Department of Finance at the UTA College of Business will host a series of financial literacy workshops as well as free credit counseling during Money Smart Week, April 24-27, on the UTA campus.

UTA students and the Arlington community are invited to receive personal financial advice and credit consultations from financial services professionals 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the locations indicated below, all on the UTA campus. Experts from Dallas-Fort Worth area financial institutions will give free workshops on various topics to improve financial literacy (see schedule below).

In partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, the FDIC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, UTA Libraries, UTA invites the community to celebrate Financial Literacy Month by becoming more informed about credit, financing loans, budgeting, and more.

Professional loan officers will be available to offer personal credit report evaluations and recommendations for improvement. Attendees will obtain a free copy of their credit report, which they can print on site and take with them, in addition to the consultation, without affecting their credit score.

 

Workshop Schedule:

Monday:

11 a.m. : 02p.m. – Tabling

 

Tuesday:

10 a.m. : 11 p.m. – Investing In Retirements (Shaza Irfan)

11 a.m. : 12p.m. – Credit Reports (Shaza Irfan)

12 p.m. : 1p.m. – Guidance Residential Home Mortgage (Mohammed Salam)

1 p.m. : 2p.m. – Islamic Financing (Mohammed Salam)

 

Wednesday:

10 a.m. : 11 p.m. – Link Between Poverty And Malnutrition (Papa Kufuor)

11 a.m. : 12p.m. – Understanding Student Loans (David Cole)

12 p.m. : 1p.m. – Credit Building (Shahnaz Hemani)

1 p.m. : 2p.m. – TBD (TBD)

 

Thursday:

10 a.m. : 11 p.m. – Credit Reports (Shaza Irfan)

11 a.m. : 12p.m. – Bank Of Whittier - Islamic Banking (Zaheer Islam)

12 p.m. : 1p.m. – University Islamic Financial (Mohammed Kisar)

1 p.m. : 2p.m. – Islamic Financing (Mohammed Kisar)

 

Locations:

Monday, April 24 – UTA Central Library

Free parking available in College Park South Garage or any Student/Guest Lot


Tuesday, April 25 – UTA Central Library

Free parking available in College Park South Garage or any Student/Guest Lot


Wednesday, April 26 – UTA Central Library

Free parking available in College Park South Garage or any Student/Guest Lot


Thursday, April 27 – UTA Central Library

Free parking available in College Park South Garage or any Student/Guest Lot



For more information contact:

Kiriakis Newman

Phone: 817-272-7468

Office: User & Engagement Services, Central Library

Email: kiriakis@uta.edu


Himanshi Tulsani

Phone: 469-954-4129

Office:  Room 434, College of Business

Email: himanshi.tulsani@mavs.uta.edu


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