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Beyond the Jacket: Professional Development Webinar Series Presented by Bank of America
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Beyond the Jacket Webinar Series is Back!  

 

Together, Bank of America and City Year are helping to redefine leadership in the 21st Century.  We believe that the strongest leaders are those who embody the spirit of service to others. 

 

To support the leadership pathways of alumni, currently serving AmeriCorps members, incoming AmeriCorps members and staff, we are continuing a collaboration with Bank of America on a set of interactive webinars designed to strengthen your financial habits and help you achieve your financial goals during and after your year of service. 



Webinar:  Pursuing Grad School – Now Or Later: Choosing the right program, navigating financial aid and other important decisions

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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So you are interested in grad school but how do you know if it’s the right choice at this point in your career?  How do you evaluate what program is best suited for your career goals and also gives you the best return on investment? What will grad school actually cost and how do you pay for it? 

Whether you are considering starting graduate school next semester, next fall or sometime in the future, join us for a presentation led by Bank of America’s partner, Money Management International that aims to equip corps members, alums and staff with tips and ideas for evaluating the decision to pursue an advanced degree, analyzing the cost of attendance and developing strategies to pay for your degree through loans, scholarships, employer benefits and other forms of financial aid.

Two alums shared their perspectives and lessons learned on the decision to pursue graduate school:

  • Jeremy Surla Vargas (Los Angeles '11)
    Master of Social Work, Boston College School of Social Work 
    Program Director, Hispanic Black Gay Coalition 
  • Siarra Williams (Chicago '15)
    Master's in Higher Education Administration, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
    Career Resources Administrator, NYU Stern School of Business


Facilitators:

  • Amy Lins
    Sr. Director, Learning and Development
    Money Management International
  • Susan Hillebrandt
    Learning and Development Manager
    Money Management International

Handout Resources:


About Money Management International
MMI is the largest nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency in the United States. Since 1958, we have been helping consumers find the tools and solutions they need to achieve financial freedom. We provide professional financial guidance, credit counseling, community-wide educational programs, debt management assistance, bankruptcy counseling and education services, student loan counseling, and housing counseling assistance to consumers via phone, Internet and in-person sessions. >>Learn more

About Bank of America Better Money Habits
Through a partnership between Bank of America and Khan Academy, a leader in online learning, Better Money Habits has tapped into a different way to help people learn about money. It’s about laying out the facts so that people can decide what makes sense for their personal situation. It's about covering topics people want to learn about, using terms and examples they can understand. It’s about connecting information to people’s goals and situations - so information is easily accessible when and where people need it.  >> Learn more

Learn more about the Bank of America and City Year partnership.

 



How to Create a Budget and Build Up Your Savings

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
8:00-9:00 PM EST
WATCH RECORDING


Have you thought about how to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck or how to lift yourself out of debt?  Do you wish that emergency fund would magically appear in your bank account?  What does smarter spending look like?  Setting a budget and building savings can help ease these concerns and meet financial goals.

A healthy financial future isn’t about how much money you make – it’s about how you manage and plan.  Whether you are currently serving, just starting out on your own or at any stage of life, join us for a presentation led by Bank of America that aims to equip AmeriCorps members, alumni and staff with strategies, tips and ideas for monitoring expenses and boosting your savings.


The Grad School Decision: Should I go, what will it cost and how do I pay?
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
8:00-9:00 PM EST
WATCH RECORDING

Attaining an advanced degree can be a great investment in your career but have you considered your reasons for pursuing and the path you plan to take after? What kind of return on this investment in your professional growth and development can you expect with different degrees? What will grad school actually cost and how do you pay for it? 

Whether you are considering starting graduate school this fall or in the future, join us for a presentation led by Bank of America’s partner, Money Management International that aims to equip corps members, alums and staff with tips and ideas for evaluating the decision to pursue an advanced degree, analyzing the cost of attendance and developing strategies to pay for your degree through loans, scholarships, employer benefits and other forms of financial aid.

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Managing Student Loans: Strategies to Pay Down, Pay Ahead, Consolidate and More

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Whether you have recently graduated from college or grad school, been out of school for a bit or soon returning to continue your education, join us for a presentation led by Bank of America’s partner, Money Management International that aims to provide corps members and alums with effective tips on a range of important decisions to consider when paying down your student loans or taking on new loans to finance your education including the true cost of debt, auditing your existing loans, long term repayment strategies, costs and trade-offs, consolidation, rehabilitating student loans that have gone into default, eligibility for debt forgiveness programs and more.

 

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