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In this virtual workshop, we’ll help you figure out how much money you need to make it through the semester, give you tips on searching and applying for scholarships, and answer your questions regarding scholarships.

Workshops are open to Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff. Please send any questions about this event to

Managing Your Student Loans (Presented by MOSAIEC)

January 27, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. CST

Students will learn repayment options for federal loans and understand the impact that certain academic decisions can have on repayment of their loans.

Plan and Spend (Presented by MOSAIEC)

February 08, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. CST

Good money management habits can have a lifetime of value. Students will learn how to create spending plans and cash flow statements, how to understand and differentiate needs and wants, and how to track where their money is spent.

How much is your lifestyle really costing? (Presented by ECMC)

February 23, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. CST

On television and in social media, consumers are bombarded by product and service offerings designed to make life easier and more affordable. On the surface, these offers of low prices, deep discounts and easy fixes sound great, but what are the true costs? Remember that old adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is?

We’ll take a look at some of the more “popular” offerings and explore what the true costs really are.

Monitor and Protect (Presented by MOSAIEC)

February 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. CST

Awareness is a key to protection. Students will learn warning signs of fraud, scams, and identity theft, and how to respond. Protection covers recordkeeping, securing information, and obtaining and interpreting credit reports.

Save and Build for the Future (Presented by MOSAIEC)

March 8, 2022 p.m. CST

Saving for an emergency, a home, and retirement starts here. Students will learn about different types of bank accounts and investment vehicles, how they can be used, and why they are important.

Responsibly Building & Maintaining Good Credit (Presented by ECMC)

March 23, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. CST

Consumer credit scores range between 300–850 and represent a consumer’s credit risk or the likelihood you will pay your bills on time. The higher the score, the better a borrower looks to potential creditors and lenders. Your score is based on a number of criteria including, number of open accounts, total levels of debt, repayment history, and other factors. Potential creditors use your credit score to evaluate the probability that you will pay your bills on time.

Work and Earn (Presented by MOSAIEC)

April 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. CST

Getting prepared for the working world is easier with resources and support. This module covers how to land a job — interviewing and negotiating salary. Students will also understand their paycheck -payroll taxes and deductions.

Being Smart Abtout Student Loans (Presented by MOSAIEC)

April 19, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. CST

Students will learn how to and the importance of tracking both federal and private student loans, as well as the implications that loan mismanagement can have on their credit histories.

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