At Look at the Leadership Development Program: Strategies to Train Peer Financial Coach
Presented by Ben Raines and Brendan Greisberger
Presenters will explore the Leadership Development Program, used to train peer financial coaches. LDP is a 3 credit hour course offered in conjunction with the university’s college of education higher education student affairs meant to equip new financial coaches with the soft skills and financial knowledge needed to successfully coach their peers. Participants will explore financial, professional development, and interpersonal educational content that can be adapted to any training format.
Hanging On or Falling Off? The State of Collegiate Financial Wellness and What To Do About It
Presented by Jeff Webster, Gary Mottola, Jill Jones, Aly Blakeney, Helen Colby
Drawing on recent studies at the institutional level and with national surveys, the presenters will provide an overview of what the research says about collegiate financial wellness. Topics include the efficacy of financial education, attitudes/behaviors regarding debt, tradeoffs between work and borrowing, financial capability of college students, and the implications for financial educators. Equity issues will be addressed.
#StudentFinancialWellness #UnderBorrowing #BorrowerRemorse #FinLit4College #HardEarnedWisdom #StudentDebt #NestEgg4RainyDay #Plan2Pay4College
“It got me my job”: How Peer Money Mentoring Prepares College Students for Employment
HEFWA RESEARCH SESSION | Presented by Zach Taylor, Tristia Kayser, Mario Villa, Chris Burnett, Emma Futoransky
Student employment is often associated with higher retention and graduation rates, but scant research has investigated how peer money mentoring influences post-graduate employment and career advancement. This session draws upon interviews with over a dozen former peer money mentors to learn how these mentors developed valuable, marketable skills while a peer mentor, leading to fruitful employment and career advancement.
#employability #marketableskills #peermentoring