Law students and graduates have important decisions to make about managing their finances. This comprehensive workshop covers it all: • Developing a financial plan that works • Strategies for reducing your overall costs • Evaluating when to pay down debt and when to save • Credit reports, credit scores, and credit qualification • Retirement savings and investments • Tax issues you need to know.
Heather Jarvis is widely known for her depth of knowledge and accessible teaching style. She has provided student loan education and consultation for universities, associations and professional advisors since 2005. Heather graduated cum laude from Duke University School of Law in 1998 and dedicates her professional efforts advocating on behalf of high-debt student loan borrowers. Heather contributes to student debt relief policy for the House Education Committee and others in Congress and has accepted appointment to the American Bar Association Task Force on Financing Legal Education. This session will be of interest both to current students as well as recent graduates adapting to life in the "real world" and working to manage their loans as well as the financial obligations that come with their increasingly complicated professional lives.