Powercat Financial Counseling

Description:

pfcPFC exists to increase the financial capability of K-State services through the following services: free peer-to-peer confidential financial counseling, financial workshop presentations to student groups, campus-wide educational programming, and a comprehensive website describing financial resources and tools. PFC also provides a unique hands-on pre-professional experience for students in a finance-related field of study to volunteer at PFC as peer financial counselors. PFC also promotes K-State's online Money 101 and LoveYourMoney.org financial education efforts for college students throughout Kansas and beyond in partnership with K-State Research and Extension specialists. Additionally, PFC is an active member of the Manhattan community's Financial Literacy Council, which consists of a cross-section of financially aware individuals and organizations who work to create synergy and enhance current community financial literacy efforts. The PFC Program Manager also serves on the Executive Board & Marketing and Asset Development Committee of the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, a non-profit public charity serving the needs of the greater Manhattan area to enhance the quality of life both today and in the future.

Offering:

Spring and Fall semesters

Contact:

Jodi Kaus, 785-532-2889, powercatfinancial@ksu.edu

Website:

Powercat Financial Counseling

Program Partners:

Private area financial institutions; Financial Literacy Council

Institutional Impact Area(s):

K-State's Student Governing Association; K-State Office of Financial Assistance; School of Family Studies & Human Services at K-State; K-State College of Human Ecology; K-State Dept. of Finance; College of Business at K-State; K-State Office of Student Activities & Services; K-State Healthy Decisions; K-State Research & Extension

Audience:

K-State students

Tags:

Community and Economic Development; Public Understanding and Adult Training; College of Business; College of Human Ecology