FAME provides FREE webinars to anyone looking to learn more about preparing for and paying for higher education, including refinancing student loan debt.
- November 5 – Saving for Higher Ed – It’s a Good Thing!
- December 3 – Student Loan COVID Forbearances Ending January 31, 2022
- January 7 – for HR professionals – NEW RESOURCE: FAME Employer Financial Wellness Guide
- February 4 – Steps to Creating a Spending Plan to Achieve Your Financial Goals
- March 4 – Making College More Affordable
- April 1 – Free Digital Financial Wellness Resources for Students and Families
- May 6 – Managing Student Loan Repayment
Navigating the Financial Aid and Scholarship Process
Our monthly Financial Check-In with FAME, titled Navigating the Financial Aid and Scholarship Process, helps you learn more about what you need to know when applying for financial aid and searching for scholarships. It can be confusing, but we will help you get prepared, explain what you need to do and when, and provide tips and tools to make the entire process as easy as possible!
Managing Student Loan Repayment – From Recent Graduates to Repayment Pros
Managing student loans and making a plan to repay them is one of the key steps toward achieving financial goals. Whether you have recently graduated from college or have been repaying your students loans for a long time, join us to learn how to best manage your student loan repayment. We’ll discuss federal and private student loan repayment as well as Public Service Loan Forgiveness for federal student loans. We’ll share the necessary resources for successful student loan repayment – including an overview of federal student loan consolidation and private education loan refinancing. And, we’ll make sure you’re aware of pandemic student loan-related relief initiatives as well as federal and state tax benefits.
Balancing Saving for Retirement and Saving for College
Paying for college is just one concern for many families. Preparing for retirement can be even more important. Join us as we’ll discuss these competing financial goals. We’ll provide an overview of some college savings alternatives such as Section 529 plans, Coverdell accounts, taxable investment accounts, and IRAs and share national research on how families typically pay for college. We’ll also debunk the myth that savings negatively impacts financial aid eligibility.
How an Employee Financial Wellness Program Can Help Your Organization
Our monthly Financial Check-In with FAME titled How an Employee Financial Wellness Program Can Help Your Organization, will discuss the benefits of employee financial wellness programs, effective strategies and best practices, and share free resources and assistance available from FAME.
Raising Financially Savvy Kids
Children learn about money and making choices from the adults in their lives, which makes the family an important influencer of a child’s financial knowledge and behavior. Join us to learn ten key strategies for supporting your child on a path toward lifelong financial wellness. We’ll share free resources and tools to support you on your journey. It’s never too early or too late to begin talking with your child about money-whether your child is seven, or seventeen.
Planning Tips & Resources to Make College More Affordable
Our monthly Financial Check-In with FAME titled Planning Tips & Resources to Make College More Affordable, provides concrete tips to help you get prepared financially to make paying for higher education less stressful. During the presentation, we share resources to make finding affordable schools easier, and provide information can help students and families have more choices, make more informed decisions, and reduce student loan borrowing.
Student Loan Repayment, Education Tax Benefits, and Education Debt Refinancing
Thinking about refinancing your student debt? It can seem overwhelming and intimidating. The FAME professionals help you break it down into easy steps, share information about tax benefits, and get you started on the road to refinancing.
Navigating the Financial Aid Process
This webinar has passed, but you can watch the recording at the link below:
Learn more about what you need to know when applying for financial aid – it can be confusing, but the FAME professionals will help you get prepared, explain what you need to do and when, and provide tips to make the process as easy as possible.
Saving for Higher Education – It’s a Good Thing!
No one likes to talk about money, but the FAME professionals do and they can show you why saving for college is a good thing. They can provide helpful information to get you started (even if you need to start small) to prepare for a bright future for you or your student.
Have questions about another topic? FAME has a lot of short videos about many subjects related to higher education.