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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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 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).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.