FLAMES Workshops and Events


Attend these free FLAMES workshops. Registration is not needed.

Date Workshop Title Time Location
Sept. 4

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 a.m.–Noon Student Center
Sept. 9

Budgeting and Savings Workshop

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

9–10 a.m. RDMT 256
Sept. 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.

11 a.m.–Noon RDMT 255
Sept. 24

Couponing and Thrifty Shopping

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.

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. RDMT 255
Oct. 2

Surviving the Holidays Workshop

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. Come learn how to not overspend and prevent the holiday blues!

10–11 a.m. RDMT 255
Oct. 9

Payday & Title Loans

Beware! Learn the truth about predatory lending and ways to avoid getting into the payday loan trap!

2–3 p.m. RDMT 256
Oct. 15

Lunch ‘n’ Learn–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. Lunch will be provided.

12:30 p.m.–2 p.m. RDMT 256
Oct. 21

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! 

3–4 p.m. RDMT 255
Oct. 30

Day of the Debt Event

At this event, you will receive great information on various financial literacy topics while winning Halloween treats and prizes. So come visit the FLAMES table in the student center and have some fun for Halloween!

10 a.m.–Noon Student Center
Nov. 5

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.

1–2 p.m. RDMT 256
Nov. 13

Lunch ‘n’ Learn–Car Ownership Workshop

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

1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. RDMT 256
Nov. 21

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
Nov. 25

FLAME$Giving Event

Come visit our table in the Student Center, and tell us what you are thankful for the chance to win prizes and swag!

10 a.m.–Noon Student Center
Dec. 2

Surviving Spring Break Workshop

Planning on getting away for Spring Break? In this workshop you will learn the best ways to plan and save to ensure that Spring Break 2020 is one to remember!

Noon–1 p.m. RDMT 255