Money Skills

Dartmouth undergrads: you’ve done it! You’ve made it to the Big Green and you have a bright future in front of you. You are on your way to passing all of your distributive credits and the swim test and polishing off your thesis. But, what about all the challenges you will encounter after you graduate?

The Office of Alumni Relations would like to offer some tips, tricks, and advice that you may not pick up in class. You may know how to balance your checkbook and stash money in your savings account, but that is just the beginning.

Program dates for 2014


Budgeting
Feb. 6, 6 pm,  Room L01, Carson
Come learn about the importance of budgeting, net vs. gross income, tax withholding, state/local/federal taxes, Medicare, and major categories of expense.
Guest Speakers:
Jolin Salazar-Kish ’88

budget worksheet template (Excel spreadsheet)

Retirement and Investment
Feb 13, 6 pm,  Room L01, Carson
Now that you are making money, what should you do with it? Come learn tips and tricks about saving, investment banking, interest rates, CDs, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, 401Ks, and IRAs.
Guest Speaker: John DeRegt ’72 and Ken Marable ’74

How to Pay for Grad School
Feb. 20, 6 pm,  Room L01, Carson
Are you going to grad school next year or in the future? Come hear from current Dartmouth graduate students about the ins and outs of financing the next step in your education.

Renting and Owning Apartments, Homes, and Cars
April 2, 6 pm,  Room L01, Carson
Renting your first apartment in a new city could be an overwhelming and tricky process. When you add a car to the equation, matters can get complicated. Brokers and dealers are the movers and shakers in the auto and housing markets. Find out when and how it is best to use them and when you can do it on your own.
Guest Speaker: Jolin Salazar-Kish ’88

Student Loans
April 10, 6 pm,  Room L01, Carson
Do you have student loans? Thinking about taking out student loans to pay for your advanced degree? Knowing how much to borrow and the most cost-effective way to pay it back is an art form. Dartmouth College's loan counselor will share her real-world experience with you so that you don't end up spending more than you should when paying for your education.
Guest Speaker: Demetra Small

Credit and Credit Cards
April 17, 6 pm,  Room L01, Carson
Three hundred banks have preapproved you for a new credit card, but what does it mean? There is a right and wrong way to build credit and borrow money. Learn why you need credit, how to build credit, and how to lose it.
Guest Speaker: John DeRegt ’72

Need more info? Email derrick.t.smith@dartmouth.edu
Or call 646-3578

Presented in partnership with the Dartmouth Mathematics Department, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and the Dartmouth Class of 1972.