Financial Literacy Spring 2021 Events

All campus events are suspended / canceled while Valencia college is online. The Financial Learning Ambassadors will continue to provide financial literacy information through their monthly news letter "The Lime News". You may view publications under the financial literacy tab above. Additionally we encourage you to visit Valencia College Financial Aid TV for videos and answers to your financial aid questions.

Virtual Skillshops, Come join us on Zoom! 

January 28, 2021                                                                                                                                                                                               11:00-12:30pm                                                                                                                                     Money Heist, decriminalizing the concepts of credit, debt and interest Understanding the ways credit and debt work for and against you are some of the first steps toward understanding personal finance. Join us for a deep dive into the world of credit, debt and interest.


February 18, 2021 11:00-12:30pm

Flirting with Money


Join the Financial Learning Ambassadors to learn about money basics via virtual speed dating! Participants will engage in breakout rooms to “meet” different financial literacy topics. Breakout rooms will include Needs Vs. Wants, Psychology of Spending, Banking featuring Additional Financial Credit Union.


March 18, 2021                                                                                                                                       11:00-12:30pm                                                                                                 Know what you Owe! -loan basics                                A comprehensive discussion on all things loans including student loans, personal loans and even those suspect pay day loans.
April 5, 2021 11:00-12:30pm Owning vs. renting What is the best option for you? Should you rent or own a home, come join us to see which option matches your financial lifestyle.


April 6, 2021 11:00-12:30pm Buying a new car vs. buying a used car While nearly everything about used cars cost less, buying a new car has its advantages. Is peace of mind worth the extra expense. Come join us and we will explore these both options.


April 7, 2021 11:00-12:30pm 10 Creative ways to build your side hustle There are only benefits to building more than one source of income, come join us to find creative ways to build your side hustle.


April 8, 2021 11:00-12:30pm Ask a Financial aid Guru? A panel of Financial aid experts provide a Q & A session, come join us to ask important questions to maximize your financial aid awards every years.