Bike to Work Day
Help us celebrate national Bike to Work Day. You can join other DC-area bike commuters who'll be participating by registering at http://www.biketoworkmetrodc.org/
Here at AU, we'll be on the quad from 8 - 10 a.m. giving out fruit, bagels, and juice to all those who participate in Bike to Work Day.
If you participate in Wonk Wars, team members who bike to work can help earn your team additional Wonk Wars points.
Descriptions of Workshops
Ins & Outs of Personal Budgeting Do you find personal budgeting to be challenging? Are you looking for tips to create a better budget? Would you like to learn about a low-stress budgeting process that you can use immediately? In this PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) workshop, you'll learn: the right way to set financial goals; how to prepare for creating your next budget so you get it right; and tips to create useful budgets.
You have the option to create a private, personal, or generic sample budget as part of the hands-on workshop. To use your own information, track your spending for 30 days prior to the workshop and bring your bank, credit card, and other statements with you. Your budgeting information is confidential. If you forget or do not wish to bring your own information, PwC will give you mock statements to use as a sample.May 18 | 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Register
Retirement Planning (age 50+) This workshop takes an in-depth look at the resources you have available to meet your retirement planning needs, including exploring how your American University and government--sponsored benefits like Social Security and Medicare may help you enjoy the retirement lifestyle you're working so hard to reach. Lunch provided. May 18 | 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Register
Estate Planning Planning for the unexpected is an important part of any financial plan. This Pricewaterhouse Coopers workshop addresses how actions you take today can protect you and your dependents from financial disaster. We'll discuss how to determine the amount and types of insurance you need and how American University benefits can assist you. Basic estate planning tools such as wills, healthcare proxies, and beneficiary designations also will be addressed. May 18 | 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Register
Investing Is your fear of investing keeping you from taking action? To build your investment knowledge, basic investment concepts and the different types of investments will be explained in this Pricewaterhouse Coopers workshop. We'll also discuss how to develop an investment plan specific to various financial goals and how to select investments for your plan. May 18 |4 p.m. - 5 p.m. | Register