Human Resources

Financial Literacy Series

Encouraging financial awareness, education and engagement

In an effort to help employees make sound financial decisions, the Office of Human Resources is partnering with the South Carolina Retirement System to provide a series of no-cost financial literacy seminars.

Whether you are beginning your professional career or nearing retirement, the financial literacy seminars will provide you with the tools and resources you need to make informed decisions regarding your financial well-being now and in the future.


About our seminars

The Financial Literacy Series is a program designed to provide personal finance education to Clemson University employees. Our seminars, presentations and online webinars elaborate on key topics like personal finance and debt management, budgeting, investments planning, retirement planning and risk management.

Participating in a seminar

Seminars are currently offered in-person. Date and location specified in registration. Each seminar is offered twice per day; once in the morning and once in the afternoon.

Check back for recorded seminars or for access to live webinars.

All employees, regardless of their benefits-eligibility status, are welcome to attend.

Seminar frequency

There will be a new set of seminars available each semester.

Registration

Registration can be completed online by visiting www.clemson.edu/employment/hrsc and choosing “HR Training – Online Registration” at the bottom of the page.

Accessibility

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources online at Ask-HR or by phone at 864-656-2000 for assistance. Requests should be made at least 24 hours prior to the event.

Access recorded seminars

If available, OHR will record Financial Literacy Series seminars. Access these recorded sessions below.



Current Seminar Schedule
Fall 2018

Financial Planning as a Millennial

Description: This seminar addresses the distinct challenges faced by a younger generation - such as increased student loan debt and underemployment - and provides guidance and strategies that can help with early planning for a more secure financial future.

In-Person:
September 21, 2018
Administrative Service Building, Training Room

  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration: Available online HERE – Choose “HR Training – Online Registration” at the bottom of the page.

2018 Open Enrollment Sneak Peek

Description: Open enrollment is an annual opportunity to assess your state insurance options, review dependent enrollment, and plan ahead for anticipated needs. We’ll provide an overview on the open enrollment process, look at what’s new for 2019, what’s staying the same, and how to make changes during open enrollment.

In-Person:
September 26, 2018
Administrative Service Building, Training Room

  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration: Available online HERE – Choose “HR Training – Online Registration” at the bottom of the page.

Social Security and Your Retirement

Description: Social Security is an important element of retirement planning. This seminar explores the cost of retirement, as well as options for claiming and maximizing your Social Security benefits. Will also discuss how to bridge possible income gaps.

In-Person:
November 8, 2018
Administrative Service Building, Training Room

  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration: Available online HERE – Choose “HR Training – Online Registration” at the bottom of the page.

Maximizing Your Retirement

Description: Learn how to enhance your retirement budget, boost your retirement plan savings and protect your nest egg.

In-Person:
November 12, 2018
Administrative Service Building, Training Room

  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration: Available online HERE – Choose “HR Training – Online Registration” at the bottom of the page.

Pre-Tax Contributions vs Roth Contributions

Description: Learn the difference between pre-tax retirement contributions and Roth contributions to assist in determining which option is best suited for you.

In-Person:
November 16, 2018
Administrative Service Building, Training Room

  • 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration: Available online HERE – Choose “HR Training – Online Registration” at the bottom of the page.