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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) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.