Computer Systems Institute to Hold Financial Literacy Workshops at Elgin and Gurnee Campuses

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Computer Systems Institute (CSI) will hold Financial Literacy Program workshops at their Elgin and Gurnee, Ill campuses November 14 and 21, 2013, respectively. The popular financial workshops will address how students can best handle financial obligations while attending school, as well as upon graduation as successful working adults.

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Computer Systems Institute (CSI), headquartered in Skokie, Illinois, announced today two upcoming Financial Literacy Program workshops designed to help students learn effective strategies on handling financial obligations, among other money related issues. The first of the two programs will be at CSI’s Elgin, Ill campus on Thursday, November 14th, 2013, with two sessions being held, one at 12 pm and a second at 6 pm, both in Lab C. The second workshop will be held at the Gurnee campus on Thursday, November 21st in the Orientation Room, also at 12 pm and 6 pm.

Known for their commitment in helping individuals learn life-enhancing skills, the CSI Financial Literacy Program serves as one more example of preparing young people for self-sufficiency. The program will address such issues as handling the scope of one’s financial obligations both in the short and long term, including day-to-day living expenses, meeting credit card bill obligations and, later, repaying student loans, all in an effort to reach their financial goals as adults.

Additional skills presented in CSI’s monthly Financial Literacy Program include managing credit, general money management, strategies on how to prevent identity theft, credit repair, and a wide range of issues related to financial aid. Further, each workshop is designed to aid professionals in developing, implementing, and improving financial literacy initiatives throughout their lives.

Students attending the Financial Literacy Program will have an opportunity to gauge how they are performing in their individual program, as well as within each department, through surveys conducted on each campus’s workshop. The program will facilitate a robust Q and A session, giving students the ability to seek guidance unique to their unique financial situation, along with receiving CSI Bucks that can be used to purchase bookstore products upon answering questions throughout the day.

About Computer Systems Institute:

Founded in 1989, Computer Systems Institute (CSI) provides exceptional educational career training programs leading to certification in a variety of subjects and industries including Business, Healthcare and Computer Networking. Emphasizing hands-on learning capabilities through their Blended Learning Methodology, CSI prepares students for fulfilling professional careers, with most graduates obtaining positions within months after graduation. Headquartered in Skokie, Illinois, CSI owns and operates five Illinois campuses, with educational career training programs offered at Chicago’s downtown loop, Gurnee and Elgin, as well as ESL programs offered in Lombard and Skokie, and the Chicago campus. CSI also has two campuses in Massachusetts, at Charlestown and Worcester, both of which offer ESL programs.

For additional information about the Financial Literacy Program, please visit call the Gurnee Campus at 847-841-0464 or the Elgin Campus at 847-463-1494 or email FinancialLiteracy(at)csinow(dot)com for further details.

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