CSI Holds Financial Literacy Workshops at Elgin Campus

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CSI will host financial literacy workshops to educate prospective students, current students, and members of the community on financial aid and savvy financial practices.

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Computer Systems Institute (CSI) has announced its latest series of financial literacy workshops, which will be hosted at the school’s Elgin campus on Thursday, September 25. The event will be comprised of two sessions in Lab C, held at 12pm and 6pm.

Designed to assist current CSI students, the financial literacy workshops will cover student loan repayment, smart day-to-day spending, identity theft protection, and proper use of credit cards, among other valuable financial skills. General money management and credit repair will also be covered.

The program is primarily tailored to young adults who are not experienced in finance or self-sufficiency as they transition to adulthood. In addition, the financial literacy workshops will be open to the general public, and admission is free.    

In a subsequent Q&A session, each attendee will have an opportunity to seek advice specific to their economic situation, gauge their progress with a survey, and earn CSI Bucks for redemption at one of CSI’s campuses. CSI hopes the educational sessions will benefit the local community and empower students to attain financial independence.

For more information about the upcoming event, call CSI at 847-463-1990 or email inquiries(at)csinow(dot)edu. For more information about CSI’s offerings, visit http://www.CSInow.edu.

About Computer Systems Institute:

CSI offers postsecondary career programs in information technology, healthcare, and business designed to be completed in as little as 32 weeks, as well as English Language and professional programs for international students. The school has five Chicago-area campuses in the Chicago Loop, Skokie, Gurnee, Elgin, and Lombard, plus two Massachusetts locations in Charlestown and Worcester. Collectively, the campuses serve students from more than 70 countries.

Founded in 1989, CSI is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award certificates. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. CSI is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs to accept the GI bill, and authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. It is also a Microsoft IT Academy and Prometric Testing Center. For more information, visit http://www.CSINow.edu.

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