Career and Finance

Seeking college financial aid can be complicated and intimidating for you. Learn about the basics of the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, from Benjamin Howard-Williams, Senior Student Services Coordinator at UMKC. This program provides you with basic information about what financial aid options are available, how and when to go about applying for aid, aid limitations, common pitfalls and where to go for more information. You will leave this presentation ready to fill out the FASFA and with a general understanding of the financial aid...

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Networking is one of your important focal points of a professional career. Many people don't network regularly or optimally and realize this only when it's too late. Professional development consultant Efren Mojica of All About You Consulting shares insights and strategies on effective networking. Hear real-life examples provided by business professionals who network well. You'll also learn about tips for modernizing your networking strategy including LinkedIn and Facebook. Sandwiches and sides will be served before the program. Register online or call 913.826.4600.

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Join Jason Anderson and Karly Scholl from CommuntyAmerica Credit Union's free college planning program as they walk you through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) line by line. Discover how the government calculates your ability to pay for college (otherwise known as your Expected Family Contribution, or EFC) and how this affects your ability to get Federal Student Aid. You will leave this presentation ready to fill out the FASFA in addition to a general understanding of the financial aid process. Sandwiches and sides are served before the program

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A resume is your first impression for a potential employer. Make it a good one! Learn tips and techniques for writing successful resumes and cover letters from Karen Silins, CEO of A-Plus Career and Resume. Karen has helped clients like you across the USA with resume writing, career and personal brand coaching. Sandwiches and sides will be served before the program. Register online or call (913) 826-4600.

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Life and money can get complicated.  Getting it "right" is what this unique day is all about.  Mary Hunt, author of Debt Proof Living, The Financially Confident Woman and other personal finance books, will kick off the event with a keynote address and book signing.   Afternoon breakouts, designed for women ages 18 to 80 plus, include career planning, investing, why everyone needs a will and breakouts about mediation for family disputes as an alternative to divorce.  Speakers have...

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