Financial Wellness Center at Portland State University

Click on any time to book a session with one of our Certified Personal Financial Managers.

As a way to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, FWC meetings are strongly encouraged to be held via phone until further notice.

Get advice on current financial circumstances, what you can expect and prepare for once you leave college, or how to maintain your financial wellness after your time in college.

Financial Coaches are trained in the following areas:

Financial Goal Setting
Banking Basics
Budgeting
Credit Education
Savings Goals

To see all available time slots, please scroll to the end and choose “No Preference”

Justin Barrieault

Justin is a Financial Coach in the FWC and enjoys working with students to ensure that after graduation, they are able to effectively manage their debt with confidence and ultimately succeed.

April Duval

April is a Financial Coach in the FWC who works with current and former students to discuss making a plan to pay for school, budgeting, student loans, and managing debt. April habla espaƱol.

Alex Hayes

Alex is a Financial Coach and a member of the Third Party Billing team. He is a Certified Personal Financial Manager and works primarily with government accounts, including billing for veterans’ benefits and active-duty service members.

Kareem Anderson

Kareem is a Certified Personal Financial Manager and Financial Coach in the FWC. He’s served for over ten years in student finance and is committed to helping students and promoting financial wellness through effective, proactive financial management.

Karen Dugan

Karen is a Financial Coach and member of the Third Party Billing team helping international students with payments from their sponsored entities. She is also a Certified Personal Financial Manager.

Joanie Barnard

Joanie is a Financial Coach in the FWC and takes joy in helping students navigate paying for their education. She offers one on one appointments to help students navigate budgeting, student loans, and managing debt.