Oct. 27, 2008
Heather Norris, financial literary officer for Iowa Student Loan, will present “Take Charge of Credit Cards” on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 11:45 a.m. in the Yockey Room of the Olsen Student Center, 3609 Peters Avenue.
The presentation is designed to inform students of both the advantages and disadvantages of credit cards and provide students with ways to decide if they are ready for a credit card.
The public is invited to the free event, which is sponsored by Morningside’s Academic and Cultural Arts Series (ACAS).
Norris’ presentation will include explanations of common terms and conditions, an illustration showcasing the benefits of paying more than the minimum monthly payment, tips for using a credit card wisely, and ways to protect credit card and personal information.
The presentation is part of the Iowa Student Loan Financial Literacy Series for College Students. The series provides colleges and universities with services to help educate students on topics related to personal finance management.
Norris joined the Iowa Student Loan staff in June of 2006. She has helped expand the Financial Literacy Series by developing new student-friendly brochures and presentations on a variety of topics and has provided numerous presentations to colleges and universities across the state.
Iowa Student Loan, located in Des Moines, is a private, nonprofit corporation with a mission of helping students obtain the financial resources necessary for a post-secondary education.