FLAMES Workshops and Events

Spring 2020 Events Schedule

Attend these free FLAMES workshops. Registration is not needed.

Date Workshop Title Time Location
Jan. 28

Money Buns Event

Come meet the FLAME$ team, grab a breakfast bun, and learn what we do and how we can help you this semester.

9–11 a.m. Student Center
Jan. 29

Money Buns Event

Come meet the FLAME$ team, grab a breakfast bun, and learn what we do and how we can help you this semester.

10 a.m.–Noon Student Center
Feb. 13

Couponing and Thrifty Shopping Workshop 

Learn simple ways to cut back your grocery bills, how to earn a little extra  money for things you already buy, and how you can save money with coupons.

2:30–3:30 p.m. RDMT 332
Feb. 19

Identity Theft Workshop

Your identity could be compromised without you even knowing it! This workshop focuses on national data and tips to help you stay safe.

2:30–3:30 p.m. RDMT 256
Feb. 25

Credit Clear Up Workshop

Do not let credit scare you! Come learn how to get and understand your credit reports, what a credit score is, and tips on how to build your credit. 

9:30–10:30 a.m. RDMT 256
Mar. 4

Home Buying with Guild Mortgage

In this workshop hosted by Guild Mortgage and Nevada Rural Housing Authority, you will learn about financing options and programs available to help you purchase a home.

9–10:30 a.m. RDMT 256
Mar. 9

Lunch ‘n’ Learn—Couponing and Thrifty Shopping Workshop

Learn simple ways to cut back your grocery bills, how to earn a little extra money for things you already buy, and how you can save money with coupons. Lunch will be provided.

12:30–2 p.m. RDMT 256
Mar. 19

Investing 101 Workshop

Learn the basics of investing, understanding stocks, index/mutual funds, retirement accounts, and how to choose a brokerage account to start investing.

Noon–1 p.m. RDMT 255
Mar. 25

Surviving Summer Workshop

Summer can be full of tan lines and water slides. Join us to learn free and cheap ways to have fun in the hot weather while saving money! 

11 a.m.–Noon RDMT 256
Mar. 31

Brunch ‘n’ Learn—Payday & Title Loans Workshop

BEWARE! Learn the truth about predatory lending and ways to avoid getting into the payday loan trap! Brunch will be provided!

9–10:30 a.m. RDMT 256
Apr. 9

Money Personality Workshop

Are you a spender, a hoarder or perhaps an avoider? Like most things in life, your money habits are dictated by your personality. In this workshop, you will learn what your money personality is and what your strengths and weaknesses are regarding money!

2:30–3:30 p.m. RDMT 256
Apr. 14

Car Ownership Workshop

Thinking of purchasing a car? This workshop will assist you in navigating the car buying process. 

3:30–4:30 p.m. RDMT 256
Apr. 22

Budgeting and Savings Workshop

Learn tips on how to save and how to create a budget that fits your income.

10–11 a.m. RDMT 256
Apr. 27

Credit Clear Up Workshop

Do not let credit scare you! Come learn how to get and understand your credit reports, what a credit score is, and tips on how to build your credit. 

2:30–3:30 p.m. RDMT 256
May 4

May Money Madness Event

Enjoy the last fiesta before finals and hang out with the FLAME$. Learn financial literacy topics, play fun games and win Mexican candy and other great prizes.

Noon–2 p.m. Student Center