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About the Financial Wellness Collaborative

Vision statement

The Financial Wellness Collaborative envisions a campus culture where all students are able to pursue their degree with a financial plan and feel supported through graduation.

Mission statement

Inspire confidence through student-centered financial education using resources that contribute to positive educational experiences and informed financial decisions, leading to graduation and a lifetime of financial well-being.

Guiding values

  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Intentionality
  • Transparency
  • Resourcefulness
A student from the Financial Wellness Collaborative greets another student coming to the front desk.

Meet the team

Peer Coaches

Close up shot of Financial Wellness volunteer MarissaMarissa Crase

Major: Finance
Financial Wellness Tip: Take advantage of student discounts! There are so many ways to save money- be sure to look into them!​



Close up shot of Financial Wellness volunteer JordanJordan Healey

Majors: K-12 Health Education & Special Education for Cognitive Impairment
Financial Wellness Tip: Budget budget budget! It’s hard to start one and keep up with it, but knowing how much money you have coming in and going out will help you a lot in the long run.


Peer Assistants

Maroon and gold dollar sign graphicAshley D’Amour

Major: Biology (Biomedical, Cellular, Molecular Concentration)
Financial Wellness Tip: Make a specific shopping list before actually going shopping to help spend less.


Close up shot of Financial Wellness volunteer KaleighKaleigh Pyko

Major: Political Science  Minors: Women and Gender Studies & Legal Studies
Financial Wellness Tip: Become more aware of on campus resources that help you become financially stable.



Graduate Assistant

Rui Liu HeadshotRui Liu

Program: MA in Higher Education Administration
Financial Wellness Tip: Always utilize a budget and credit card wisely. If you don't know how, come see us!