The 50/30/20 Rule of Money: A Workshop

November 5, 2021

The 50/30/20 Rule is a simpler way to get a handle on your spending and start saving more. It’s easy to create & implement, and is one way to help keep your finances on track and help you work towards your goals.

Navigating Student Loans during the Pandemic

October 29, 2021

Learn how to strengthen your baseline knowledge about loans and learn what has changed about student loans due to Covid, how you can benefit, and what is expected from you currently.



Investing in Your Future

November 11, 2020
Learn how to save, invest, and protect your money from
scams in a workshop presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Topics will include:
  • The fundamentals of saving and investing
  • Understanding the different investment products
  • Steps you can take to build wealth
  • How workplace retirement plans work


Smart Essentials

October 23, 2020

Smart Essentials is a space for UMBC students to learn about basic needs services and how to access them. In partnership with FinancialSmarts, Retriever Essentials, 211 Maryland United Way, the UMBC Counseling Center, and University Health Services will each be offered a short demonstration of our products and services that are available to students now!