East Lansing, MI, April 1, 2016 – Michigan State University is hosting a GeoCache for College Cash event on Thursday April 21st 2016, as part of Michigan’s Money Smart Week campaign. A chance for students to win up to $2,500 in college expense assistance and other prizes, GeoCache for College Cash at MSU is one of more than 4,000 free financial programs taking place nationally during Money Smart Week 2016.
Money Smart Week is a national public awareness campaign to promote financial education across all age groups and all knowledge levels. The MSU GeoCache for College Cash event will include topics such as: managing student debt, avoiding identity theft, using debit and credit cards wisely, understanding auto financing, successful budgeting and improving your credit score. Did we mention prizes? Food and cash for college? All while playing GeoCache for College Cash using a smartphone and QR code app.
The MSU GeoCache for College Cash event takes place in Human Ecology Room 300 from 6-8 pm, Thursday, April 21st. In addition to the GeoCache poster contest, there will be interactive games to test your financial literacy for a chance to win prizes, and informational exhibits by MSU Federal Credit Union, MSU Extension, the department of Human Development and Family Studies, MSU Libraries, and City of Lansing Financial Empowerment Center, among others!
Prizes include a chance at $1,000 statewide college expense assistance award from Ally Financial, two $500 statewide college expense assistance award from the JumpStart Coalition and local prizes to include gift cards to local businesses, a Mark Dantonio autographed football. One MSU student is guaranteed to win a $500 scholarship from the generous HDFS department at MSU. There will also be lots of snacks and beverages for those who participate!
Get involved. Get engaged. Get smart. Play GeoCache to win College Cash!
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