Financial Literacy Program

The Financial Aid Office offers a series of debt management and financial literacy sessions each year presented by our staff as well as other experts in the field. These sessions help you learn to manage your educational debt and to better understand the fundamentals of personal finance.

Upcoming Presentations:

Dates are pending but keep these topics on your radar: 

  • Financial Principles for Medical Students 

  • Arizona & National Loan Repayment Programs 

  • Applying for Scholarships 

  • 4th Year Loan Exit Sessions 

  • Home Buying for Medical School Graduates 

RSVP link and location will be provided separetely for each event!

 

RECENT PODCAT PRESENTATIONS:

  • 8/30/2021 Budgeting Basics: Managing the Dollars & Sense (Podcast
  • 9/20/2021 Paying for 4th Year: Interviews and Away-Rotations (Podcast

LUNCH TALKS FROM PRIOR YEARS: 

  • 11/20/2020: Enrichment Elective Session II (send email to: financialaid@medicine.arizona.edu for recording)
  • 10/30/2020: Enrichment Elective Session I (Podcast
  •  3/17/2020: Class of 2020 Loan Exit Session (Podcast
  • 10/29/2019: Debt: One Piece of the FInancial Puzzle (Podcast
  • 10/22/2019: Arizona & National Loan Repayment Programs with a Service Commitment (Podcast)
  • 9/23/2019: Demistifying Loan Repayment & Forgiveness (Podcast)
  • 3/14/2019: Class of 2019 Loan Exit Session (Podcast)
  • 2/26/2018: Home Buying for Graduating Medical Students (Podcast)
  • 3/14/2018: Class of 2018 Loan Exit Session (Podcast
  • 10/9/2018: Demistifying Loan Repayment & Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Podcast)
  • 10/10/2017: Demystifying Loan Repayment & Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Podcast)
  • 10/16/2017: Managing the Dollars & Sense for Future Physicians (Podcast)
  • 10/30/2017: Arizona & National Loan Repayment Programs with a Service Commitment (Podcast)
  • 3/9/2017: Homebuying for Graduating Medical Students (Podcast)
  • 3/15/2017: Class of 2017 Loan Exit Session (Podcast
  • 10/10/2017: Demystifying Loan Repayment & Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Podcast)
  • 10/16/2017: Managing the Dollars & Sense for Future Physicians (Podcast)
  • 10/30/2017: Arizona & National Loan Repayment Programs with a Service Commitment (Podcast)
  • 10/06/15: Budgeting from a Med Student Perspective (Podcast)
  • 10/13/15: Some Practical Tax, Legal and Financial Advice for Medical School Students and Residents (Podcast)
  • 10/19/15: Arizona & National Loan Repayment Programs (Podcast)
  • 10/20/15: Understanding Your Loans and Loan Forgiveness (Podcast)
  • 10/29/15: Student Loan Best Practices for Medical Graduates (Podcast) 
  • 11/2/15: Scholarship Hacks – a look into Scholarship Universe! (Podcast) 
  • Family Weekend 2016 (Podcast)
  • 10/3/2016: Demystifying Loan Repayment & Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Podcast)
  • 10/10/2016: Practical Financial Preparation for 4th Year from a Med Student Perspective (Podcast) 
  • 10/17/2016: Arizona & National Loan Repayment Programs with a Service Commitment (Podcast) *available slides per audio technical issues*
  • 10/27/2016: Practical Tax and Legal Considerations for Medical School Students and Residents (Podcast)
  • 10/31/2016: Managing the Dollars & Sense for Future Physicians (Podcast)

AAMC FIRST Resources / AAMC’s Financial Wellness Program

Want To Get Better At Managing Your Money? The AAMC’s Financial Wellness Program Can Help! It’s a free, online, financial education resource, that provides a variety of financial information to help students, residents, and practicing physicians become more financially savvy. Get your FREE account today under the ‘Current Medical Student’ log in.  

Per Class Year Suggestions

 

MS1 & MS2 : Master Money

  • How Does Your Cash Flow?
  • Know What You Owe
  • Everything You Need to Design Your First Budget
  • Fixx by SALT( Claculator)

MS3 & MS4: Repay Student Debt

  • Repayment Navigator
  • Understanding Delinquency and default
  • Can you Afford to Repay Your Student Loans ? (Calculator)
  • Repay, Your Way

MY MONEY 101

MS1 & MS2 : 

  • Fundamentals
  • Educational Planning
  • Money Management
  • Budgeting
  • Student loans

MS3 & MS4 :

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Credit and Debit Management
  • Risk Management
  • Taxes 
     

120 Day Challenge (Slides 28-43)

     
       

  The Cost of Residency Interviews