Financial Wellness News 8/30/21

Engage with Financial Wellness
This Week!

Financial Wellness events are in full swing this week! Plus, take control of your finances this year by meeting 1:1 with our Financial Wellness Counselor and utilizing the AAMC Financial Wellness dashboard.

►Events & Workshops:

Tuesday, August 31 @ 2 pm.

Basics of Budgeting Workshop –  Wondering how to make your money work for you? This workshop will help you create and manage a budget based on your financial goals. Register on RooGroups. Location: 302 Student Union (Volker) – Hosted by Volker Campus Financial Wellness Center.

Wednesday, September 1 from 11:30-1 pm:

Lunch on the Lawn – Visit our table and grab some snacks and play some games during the HSD Lunch on the Lawn. Lunch provided to students. Located on the lawn in front of the SOM.

Thursday, September 2 from 2-5 pm:

The Financial Wellness Center Open House – Our friends at the Volker campus financial wellness office are hosting an open house to tour their new space and meet the brand new Financial Wellness department. Location: Volker Administration Center Suite 223.

►Sign up for AAMC, Win a Prize!

AAMC Financial Wellness: The AAMC has created a robust financial management dashboard specifically designed for medical students. Use this dashboard to:

  • Track Financial Health
  • Budget & Track Spending
  • Create Financial to-do’s
  • Create Financial Goals
  • Organize Student Loans
  • Utilize Resources & Calculators

Create a free account today! Visit the site here and choose UMKC as your school.

ANYONE who signs up for AAMC Financial Wellness and creates a budget by October 1 will be entered into a drawing for a prize! 

This week at AAMC: Crash Course in Homebuying

Buying a home is the single largest purchase most of us will ever make. Learn the basics of home buying with this week’s topic at AAMC Financial Wellness.

Daily Articles:

►Additional Resources

Budget Worksheet:  You’ve got to start off the year with a plan! Grab our Student Academic Budget worksheet and plan for the entire year in one place. Utilize the worksheet on your own, or schedule a 1:1 budget session with your Financial Wellness Counselor, Kristian at

Resource Center: Our Financial Wellness Resource Center is now open. Check back often for more resources and updates!

►Make an Appointment:

Finances are personal and unique! Set up an appointment to speak to your Financial Wellness Counselor about your specific financial questions and concerns. Appointments are available in person at both Health Sciences and Volker campuses as well as virtually.

Schedule now


August Events:

Basics of Budgeting – Tuesday, August 31 @ 2 pm. Location: 302 Student Union (Volker)

Wondering how to make your money work for you? This workshop will help you create and manage a budget based on your financial goals. Register on RooGroups.