The mission of the WKU Center for Financial Success is to be the primary and coordinating resource in aiding the university and regional community in becoming financially informed and independent by utilizing a combination of faculty expertise, peer-to-peer counseling and applied financial planning education.
Financial Coaching Program
An on-site clinic currently staffed by trained Financial Success Coaches offers guidance concerning financial literacy topics to WKU and the community at large. All of our coaches have completed the W!SE Certification for Financial Literacy.
The WKU Center for Financial Success would like to thank Service One Credit Union for their generous support in funding the Student Financial Success Coaching position.
Community Outreach & Partnership Program
The CFS has the goal of being regarded as the regional coordinator for financial literacy initiatives by offering topic-driven seminars and forging strategic alliances with organizations who share similar goals.
Seminars and workshops available:
- Basic and Advanced Budgeting Techniques
- Cash Account Management Strategies
- Credit and Debt Management: Myths, Truths, & Strategies
- Insurance Planning for Every Stage of Life
- Investing & Retirement Planning
- Estate Planning for Everyone
- Car and Home Buying Strategies
- Tax Planning: Myths, Truths, & Strategies
Professional Development Program
The CFS engages in professional development initiatives including formal continuing education courses to industry professionals while maintaining an active presence within local, regional and national professional organizations.