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How we can help: Upcoming events

We’re always planning events and presentations to help you learn more about managing your finances. See what’s coming up below and check back regularly.

February

Crash course in all things $

February 20, 6 PM
Location: 1-150

Buckle up for this crash course in a variety of financial topics, including budgeting, saving, setting goals, investing/retirement, and cutting costs!

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Eating good with SFS

February 27, noon
Location: W20-303 (Private Dining Room #3)

Throughout the year, we will cater from a variety of local and diverse restaurants throughout Cambridge and Boston. Our goal is to help students find culturally relevant foods at an affordable price!

Note: Due to the event’s popularity, registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event.

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April

All about investing

April 4, 5 PM
Location: 2-135

Join us as we give you the rundown on the basics of investing, from short vs. long term planning to how to consider risk!

Please note that we will review the process of investing, but cannot provide specific investing advice.

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Create your financial vision board

April 16, noon
Location: TBD

As you wrap up the term, come set your ideal financial goals, learn ways to stay on track, and create a vision board to keep you motivated!

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Budgeting for your summer experience

April 25, 6 PM
Location: 4-153

Whether your summer has you staying near campus for a UROP or off to a new city for an internship, come learn how to plan for your summer costs before you get paid!

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May

Eating good with SFS

May 2, 12:30 PM
Location: TBD

Throughout the year, we will cater from a variety of local and diverse restaurants throughout Cambridge and Boston. Our goal is to help students find culturally relevant foods at an affordable price!

Note: Due to the event’s popularity, registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event.

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Past events

Eating good with SFS

September 12, 12:30–2 PM
Location: E38-200

Throughout the year, we will cater from a variety of local and diverse restaurants throughout Cambridge and Boston. Our goal is to help students find culturally relevant foods at an affordable price!

Top tips to save $

September 14, 12:30 PM
Location: Infinite/Lobby 10

Stop by our table in Lobby 10 for snacks and quick tips on how to make your money go further!

Money basics

September 21, 1 PM
Location: 1-277

Just starting to think about money? Join us for an overview on all things money, including budgeting and saving!

Maximize your money: second-year edition!

September 28, 5 PM
Location: 5-134

Calling all second-years! Did you UROP or intern this summer? Are you unsure how to make your hard-earned money last you the semester? Join us as we review the best ways to use (or save!) your funds.

Note: Any student is welcome but our program will focus on second-years.

Financial Education drop-in hours

October 3, 1–2 PM
Location: 11-103 (conference room outside SFS)

Drop in and have some snacks with our financial education team! Come with questions or bring your budget and get some work done with our campus experts.

Intro to budgeting and saving

October 12, 12:30 PM
Location: 35-380

Join us for lunch and $$$ talks! Stop by for a crash course in everything you need to know to begin your personal financial journey!

Eating good with SFS

October 25, noon–1 PM
Location: W11-180

Throughout the year, we will cater from a variety of local and diverse restaurants throughout Cambridge and Boston. Our goal is to help students find culturally relevant foods at an affordable price!

Eating good with SFS

November 30, 1–2 PM
Location: E38-200

Throughout the year, we will cater from a variety of local and diverse restaurants throughout Cambridge and Boston. Our goal is to help students find culturally relevant foods at an affordable price!

Eating good with SFS

January 16, noon–2 PM
Location: TBD

Throughout the year, we will cater from a variety of local and diverse restaurants throughout Cambridge and Boston. Our goal is to help students find culturally relevant foods at an affordable price!

Please note: due to budget restrictions, we are only able to serve current MIT undergraduate students.

Crash course in budgeting and saving

January 18, 11:30 AM–1:30 PM
Location: 1-371

Part 1 of a 2-part series, built to help give you the rundown on all things budgeting and saving. This hands-on workshop will also allow you to build a budget and learn how to save $$ with our financial education team!

Crash course in planning and goal setting

January 23, 12:30 PM–2:30 PM
Location: 4-145

Part 2 of our IAP series, built to help give you the rundown on all things goal setting. This hands-on workshop will also allow you to set attainable goals with the help of our financial education team!

Manifesting money

January 30, 12:30 PM–2:30 PM
Location: 2-131

Join our financial education team before the start of the spring term to manifest your 2024 goals! Build a vision board, develop specific goals, and learn how to keep yourself accountable!