Rutgers Students Prepare for ‘Life After Rutgers’ During Reality Fair

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Rutgers Federal Credit Union hosted its fourth Reality Fair at Rutgers University on the college’s Douglass Campus on Friday as part of a “Preparing for Life after Rutgers Workshop” in the Douglass Student Center.

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Students first participated in the “Preparing for Life after Rutgers Workshop” hosted by: Mrs. Petal Britton-Gadsden, then arrived at the Reality Fair, where they received a brief orientation before visiting the lifestyle tables manned by volunteers from Credit Union of New Jersey, Healthcare Employees FCU, Manville Area FCU, the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education, the New Jersey Credit Union Foundation, the New Jersey Credit Union League, and Rutgers FCU.

After visiting each booth, students then sat down with financial counselors to learn from their experience and receive advice on how they managed their finances.

Additional photos are available on the Foundation’s Facebook page.

Upcoming Reality Fairs are taking place on the dates below. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Marissa Anema at manema@njcul.org.

April 16, 2019 – Veteran's Memorial Intermediate School Sponsored by Bay Atlantic FCU (Vineland)

May 9, 2019 –  Bridgeton High School Sponsored by Members 1st of NJ FCU (Bridgeton)

May 15, 2019 – Cumberland Regional High School Sponsored by Members 1st of NJ FCU (Bridgeton)

May 22, 2019 – Woodstown High School Sponsored by Thunderbolt Area FCU (Woodstown)

May 29, 2019 – Hanover Park High School Sponsored by Visions FCU (East Hanover)

June 4, 2019 – Ramapo High School Sponsored by Visions FCU (Franklin Lakes)

June 11, 2019 – Wallace School Sponsored by Bay Atlantic FCU (Vineland)