The Gibbs Hall staff will present a program Wednesday on financial planning
for students titled "Financial Planning for Morons." The emphasis of
program will be educating students on the ins and outs of investing and
saving for the future.
Jeff Day, a CPA from Oak Ridge, will present the
program in the Gibbs Hall recreational room at 8 p.m.
The program is part
of a three-part series to help stu
dents become more aware of the necessity of planning their financial
future. The first lecture will focus on managing credit card debt as well
as investing fundamentals. "The focus on the minds of most most students in
college is making money, but many
do not understand the importance of investing the money they make to ensure
future stability," said Brad Coulter, Gibbs Hall resident assistant.
program is designed to be simple enough for any student to comprehend but
useful enough to apply to each
individual's financial situation.
"I feel this is a very important topic
that is neglected in everyday class curriculum," Gibbs Hall Director J.P.
Murrell said. "This is the kind of programming we like to do in the
residence halls as a supplement to the
learning process of the students at UT."
The program is open to all UT
students, but Gibbs staff warns that seating is limited for the
Gibbs Hall program explains ins, outs of financial planning
Published: Tue Jan 25, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:15 p.m.