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Free Financial Education Series Slated for October

The Center for Public Service and Community Research is partnering with Family Houston for a three-part financial education series.

The workshops will address financial goals, student loans, debt, and the importance of a credit score. The workshops are free and open to the public and will be held October 2, 9 and 16in Room C100 in the Commerce Street Building.

The first workshop will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2 and will spotlight money behaviors, goals and planning.

The mission of Family Houston, a not-for-profit agency, is to create a stronger community by helping individuals and families meet the challenges they face today. Through many programs and services, they strive to be Houston’s premier resource that uses a holistic approach to help people empower themselves, stabilize their lives, and sustain lasting improvement.

For more information, contact Richard Simonds  or 713-867-7740.


About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.