Please Join Us: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m. Triton College will Receive a Grant from OneMain Financial to Expand Financial Literacy Programs

The $25,000 award was administered through the Achieving the Dream initiative

 Did you know that according to a recent survey, 40 percent of adults gave themselves a grade of “C” “D” or “F” when it comes to their own personal financial knowledge? Furthermore, Seventy-five percent say they would benefit from advice and answers to everyday financial questions from a professional.

 Through a partnership with OneMain Holdings Inc. and Achieving the Dream, Triton College will further help students and community members improve their money management skills and gain financial independence.

 OneMain is awarding Triton a $25,000 grant through the Student Financial Empowerment Project to provide financial coaching, integrate financial literacy into student success courses, and deliver financial planning and debt management workshops. 

 Event:   Check presentation to celebrate partnership between Triton College and OneMain Holdings Inc. to increase financial literacy among college students and community members.

 Who:     Triton College President Mary-Rita Moore

                State Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-Addison)

                Bryan Schneider, Secretary, Illinois Dept. of Financial & Professional Regulation

                Sheldon Capelis, OneMain Holdings Inc.

WhenWednesday, Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m.

 Where: Triton College Café 64

                2nd Floor, Student Center (B Building)

                2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. Ill. (West Campus)

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