Past Event

Financial Wellness & You: Credit, Debt & the Benefits of Borrowing

March 10, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Student Financial Services on a presentation about credit, debt, and the benefits of borrowing! During this presentation, an array of topics, resources, and tools will be presented to assist attendees in better understanding the resources and skills needed to endeavor toward Financial Wellness; a state of well-being surrounding individual financial affairs.  Introductory topics presented will include:

  • The Role of Credit & Debt in Financial Wellness
  • The Benefits of Borrowing: The Importance of Credit & Managing Debts Responsibly
  • Student Debt Management & The Practice of Personal Value Assessments
  • Financial Vulnerability: Budgeting to Mitigate & Reduce Risk
  • Discover iGrad’s Free Tools & Resources to Support Responsible Borrowing

RSVP is required. After you complete your registration, you'll receive a confirmation email containing the Zoom link, a password and instructions for joining the event.

This event is part of the Wellness Days initiative, aiming to promote and support wellness and well-being across the Columbia community. For a full list of Wellness Days events, visit

Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you require disability accommodations to attend an event at Columbia University, please contact Disability Services ([email protected] or 212-854-2388) at least 10 days in advance of the event. Requests for CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) or sign language interpretation require two weeks' notice.

Contact Information

Office of University Life