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Financial Empowerment Seminar to be held on Sept. 19 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus

The Office of Counseling and Placement is sponsoring a powerful seminar on “Financial Empowerment” for students as well as faculty and staff. It will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19 in the Evans Center (EVC) Room 405.

The speaker will be Martina Simpson, owner of K&M Tax and Accounting Service. She is an IRS registered tax preparer with 20+years of experience preparing individual and business taxes. Ms. Simpson also holds an active real estate license as an affiliate broker and is a real estate appraiser apprentice in South Carolina. Martina became an accredited financial counselor in 2010 and is currently working towards becoming a financial fitness coach.

Topics of interest:

-          Budgeting and Spending Plan Development

-          Credit and Debt Management

-          College Financing and Student Loans

-          Saving and Investing 

Women of the University are especially welcomed to attend; so come out and learn how you can become financially empowered.

Special thanks to the Virgin Islands Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Council (DVSAC) for their continued support to UVI students.

For more information, please contact Patricia Towal, Director of Counseling and Career Service at (340) 692-4187 or by e-mail: