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Financial Wellness


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Financial Transition Tips for Grads! 

Congrats Class of 2022!! The Financial Wellness Department would like to make sure that your financial transition into your career is as smooth as possible.… 

Financial Wellness News 5/2/22

The Financial Wellness Department had SO much fun celebrating National Financial Capability Month in April. We hosted 3 events, and gave out tons of snacks, resources, and… 

Financial Capability Month!

April 1-30 is recognized as National Financial Capability Month! The SOM Financial Wellness Department is celebrating in a BIG way! Here’s how you can get involved: Stop… 

Save the Date!

Save the Date! April 1-30 is recognized as National Financial Capability Month! The SOM Financial Wellness Department is planning to celebrate in a BIG way! Stay tuned for more information… 

Health Professional Loans Available

UMKC offers alternative loan options for Disadvantaged Students (LDS Program) or for those passionate about Primary Care (PCL Program.)  These loans have a fixed interest rate… 

Last Chance for UMKC Scholarships!

The 2022-2023 UMKC Scholarship application deadline is THIS WEEK! Apply by March 1  by midnight to be considered for UMKC competitive scholarships and a number… 

New Financial Wellness Club

There’s a new club launching this month at the School of Medicine! Financially Healthy Physicians aims at addressing personal finance topics relevant to physicians. The club exists… 

FAFSA Priority Deadline is Here!

February 1 of each year marks the Priority Deadline for students to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to apply for loans, grant… 

Got Goals?

The New Year often brings motivation to map out new goals to accomplish this year. If you plan on jotting down a few goals, don’t forget your financial… 

Bills Are Here!

The first due date of the Spring 2022 semester is January 10th. To avoid holds, late fees, and a delay in class start dates, make sure you have your… 

Fall 2021 News
 5 Ways to Practice Mindful Spending

I love the above comic strip because it so accurately describes what goes through our minds often when we are spending money! We can… 

3 Ways Students can Finance Holiday Plans

As we count down the days to Thanksgiving and holiday breaks, it’s hard not to think about holiday spending as well.… 

Looking for MORE Scholarships?

Looking for MORE scholarship opportunities? If you are looking for more scholarship opportunities after completing the School of Medicine scholarship application, start the hunt with the resources below. Scholarship Resource Library – Visit

Apply for 2022-2023 Scholarships

Did you hear? The 2022-2023 Scholarship Applications are here! Read on to find out how to apply and what you are eligible for based on your

FAFSA Applications Now Open

FAFSA Application Now Open! October 1 of each year marks the first day students are able to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to apply for loans, grant

Positive Financial Habit #3: Automate Your Savings

Do you struggle with setting aside money for your financial goals? Whether your goals are big or small, making regular deposits into your

Positive Financial Habit #2: Review Student Loans Annually

Got loans? If you have student loans, you don’t need to wait until you have graduated to manage them. Make it a

Financial Habit #1: Shop Smarter

Positive We are kicking off our Positive Financial Habits series with a tip that applies to everyone: smarter grocery shopping! It’s all too easy to

Fall For Financial Wellness this Semester

Each week this month we will be highlighting a specific positive financial habit that will increase your overall financial well-being.

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.

Financial Wellness Resources to Ace this Year’s Budget

Is your wallet ready for this school year? We want to share some of our favorite resources to help you make this the best money-management year yet!

Bills Are Here!

The cashier’s office is releasing the final Fall semester bills on August 10th. To avoid holds, late fees, and a delay in class start dates, make sure you have your UMKC bill taken care of this week with these quick tips.