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liveWELL

Campus Address
E119 CRWC
Mailing Address

E119 Campus Recreation and Wellness Center
309 South Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242-2010
United States

Financial well-being can be defined as “a state of being wherein a person can fully meet current and ongoing financial obligations, can feel secure in their financial future, and is able to make choices that allow enjoyment of life." (Source: consumerfinance.gov)

In addition to offering retirement options for its employees, the University of Iowa sponsors financial education opportunities. Financial well-being programs are offered in collaboration between University Benefits and UI Wellness.

Financial Coaching:

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The University of Iowa partners with the Horizons Financial Wellness Center to provide employees resources and assistance on topics such as housing, budgeting and cash flow, credit, debt management, savings, and student loan repayments. UI employees can meet with a Horizons financial expert for up to three one-on-one financial coaching sessions at no cost.

Horizons offers UI employees these services:

  • Up to up to three one-on-one financial coaching sessions meetings with a financial expert to discuss financial-management concerns. 

  • A wide variety of classes and support through their programs, many at reduced fees or free.  

  • An email support program. Email financialwellnesscenter@horizonsfamily.org to get assistance with your financial plan and connect to local resources. 

  • Information on student loan repayment and student loan forgiveness.

Contact Horizons at: financialwellnesscenter@horizonsfamily.org or 319-398-3943.

Retirement Information

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  • Detailed information about retirement and savings plans
  • Information about scheduling on- or off-campus appointments with local TIAA financial advisors
  • Tips for managing debt, saving, and investing no matter where you are in life
  • On-demand webinars on a variety of financial well-being topics (log in required)

Other Resources

Videos

More videos available on our Health and Well-Being Video Resources page.

Budgeting 101

Once Monthly Paychecks

 

Credit 411

Building Strong Credit Habits

 

Good Debt vs Bad Debt

Understanding the Impact