What is the Money Talks Series

In the Money Talks Series, we want the Mason community to have the tools needed find their own financial well-being. This is done by providing Mason students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends and families with a series of financial topics center around financial literacy.  These topics will cover such areas as student loan repayment, credit, budget, understanding student loan options, health insurance plans, etc. Keep an eye out for the upcoming episodes from the Money Talks Series and know that you too can achieve your own life goals while being financially well!


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Upcoming Events

Student Loan Repayment Information Session for University Employees. Graduation cap and diploma icon next to dollar sign repayment arrow. By the financial-wellbeing team in the student support and advocacy center. Virtual zoom presentation. Register in advance by visiting our Money talks series page. George Mason Logos for the Student Support and Advocacy Center and Human Resources Payroll.

Topic: Student Loan Repayment Information Session for University Employees

When: Tuesday, September 28th 12:00-1:00 PM ET

Description: Navigating and setting up your student loan repayments can be confusing, but it does not have to be. 

This presentation focuses primarily on federal direct student loan repayments, while also briefly discussing private loans and Perkins loans. We will discuss all loan forgiveness options as well as Public Service Loan Forgiveness and how to set up an income driven repayment plan. In addition, we will outline how your employment at George Mason University can qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and navigate this set up with you. Lastly, we will explain how COVID-19 has impacted student loan repayments. Attendees will end the session with the confidence and ability to get started, or continue, on a path to successful student loan repayments.

Registration: This will be a virtual presentation session over Zoom. Fill out the Zoom registration in advance to get access to the event.


Previous Presentations

You can view previous presentation powerpoints here: https://ssac.gmu.edu/money-talk-series-presentations/