Jackson State launches the first HBCU Financial Wellness Center Program

JACKSON, miss. (WJTV) – Jackson State University’s (JSU) College of Business hosted a grand opening ceremony for its Financial Wellness Center (FWC), making JSU the first HBCU to do so. The Society of Financial Education and Professional Development (SFEPD) and Wells Fargo will work together in an effort to ensure that the center becomes an important resource for students.

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We partnered with Wells Fargo to bring financial literacy to the education of HBCU students, who in turn can use that information and the income from their degrees to make better decisions for themselves.

Theodore Daniels, Founder and President of the Society of Financial Education and Professional Development

The FWC aims to support students in achieving their financial goals by providing one-on-one financial coaching, workshops and digital resources. The center will also provide financial literacy resources in key areas such as money management, budgeting, saving, creditworthiness, lending and spending decisions.

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