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All sessions will broadcast from 12:05 p.m. - 12:55 Mountain Time

 

  • January 27, 2021
    Student Loans and the Pandemic
    Presenter:  Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State University Extension

    There have been some changes related to student loan repayment during the pandemic to provide relief to borrowers. This session will provide an overview of changes related to student loans in the CARES Act and Presidential Executive Order.


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  • February 3, 2021
    Tips for Good Credit Management
    Presenter:  Carrie Johnson, North Dakota State University Extension
    Credit is a tool many adults use to purchase things they want and need. It is important for consumers to understand that there are different types of credit, how to make an informed decision about which credit is used, and that there is a cost to using credit. This session is an overview of these things as well as credit management tips.

  • February 17, 2021
    Setting Good Investment Goals

    Presenter:  Joel Schumacher, Montana State University Extension

    Setting investment goals is an important part of your financial plan. It probably isn’t something most people get very excited about.  A good plan can make the process of selecting investments easier and less stressful.  This session will discuss how to set good goals and how to create a plan to review your goals.

  • February 24, 2021

    Accessing your Retirement Funds Early: Pros and Cons
    Presenter:  Joel Schumacher, Montana State University Extension
    Saving for retirement is often one of the larger financial assets that Americans own.  However, sometimes life events happen before your planned retirement date that make a withdrawing from your retirement account early tempting.  Is this a good idea?  This session will explore some of the possible advantages and disadvantages of accessing your retirement funds early.

  • March 3, 2021

    Preparing to Meet with an Investment Advisor
    Presenter:  Joel Schumacher, Montana State University Extension
    Scheduling periodic meetings with your investment advisor can be an important aspect of achieving your financial goals.  Many people put these meetings off, don’t schedule them at all or don’t prepare for the meeting in advance.  A little bit of preparation can help your investment advisor create a plan that will help you achieve your goals.  This session will provide an overview of what you need to do to take with your investment advisor.