According to a recent study, nearly half of women – 44% – are the primary breadwinners in their households. That same study found that women lack confidence when it comes to making financial decisions.*
At Meredith, we’ll prepare you to take responsibility for yourself and your own success in all areas of your life, including your finances. Through StrongPoints, you’ll begin to develop the skills you need to care for yourself in this essential, but often overlooked, aspect of your life.
Here are some of the ways you’ll build your financial literacy through StrongPoints:
- Learn to build a budget that distinguishes between wants and needs
- Develop an understanding of issues that maximize your credit score
- Understand comparative details of compensation packages
- Practice negotiating skills for job offers, benefits packages, promotions, and more
*Financial Experience & Behaviors Among Women, 2014−15 Prudential Research Study
StrongPoints® is an advising and personal coaching program found only at Meredith that’s designed to ensure our students make the most of college.
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of Meredith seniors receive career guidance from professors and advisers
of students participate in an applied learning experience such as study abroad, undergraduate research, or internships
of recent Meredith alumnae were satisfied with their academic experience
over the past five years, 92.2% of our alumnae are employed or pursuing graduate study within a few short months of graduation