October 15, 2015
Financial planning can be intimidating to many college students. Get Smart About Credit Day educates students about credit. The peer coaches at Red to Black Peer Financial Coaching are available to help Texas Tech University students tackle their finances by providing one-on-one coaching,
Shelby Huber, president of Red to Black Peer Financial Coaching, encouraged students not to ignore their finances while they are in college.
“Gaining control and understanding of your finances in college just puts you at that much more of an advantage leaving college,” Huber said.
Huber said she encourages students to take advantage of the resources Texas Tech has to offer, whether through Red to Black or personal financial planning courses offered by the university.
Huber suggested a few tips that could assist students while they make financial decisions in college:
“It is an emotionally loaded and intimidating topic, but the sooner you start to understand your financial situation and educate yourself on money topics, the better,” Huber said.
Texas Tech's Red to Black program provides free financial planning, counseling and seminars for students to help them find financial solutions and achieve financial success.
Red to Black provides information in the following areas: