Slide 1: Brief introduction about college, including the expenses associated with college.
Slide 2:Brief stories about the situation the majority of former college students face after they graduate, including student loan payments and finding a job.
Slide 3: The Big Idea: If you invest in your future today, you can prevent the post-graduate struggle of financial instability.
Slide 4: Thousands of college students will graduate without a plan. They will have to move back in with their parents, and try to find a job. This will help you hit the ground running and not have to move back in with your parents (after four years of independence).
Slide 5: Why should your audience listen to you? Explain your ethos (personal experience, expertise, and credibility). I am in yourr shoes and I am faced with all the challenges that come with graduating. I have used my living expense checks to invest in my future.
Slide 6: Call to Adventure (pages 38-39) You can get on track to being financially stable starting this moment by planning for after graduation now and investing in your future.
Slide 7: Preview the three main points that will support your big idea. By investing in your future today you can 1) Take control of your destiny 2) Pay off your student loans faster; 3) Live a less stressful life.
Slide 8: Introduce and set up Supporting Point One Take control of your destiny
Slide 9: Factual or emotional evidence: You can be in better control of making things happen for you vs. letting things happen to you by budgeting. (factual evidence from HESC.NY.ORG; Pathos,Logos).
Slide 10: Factual or emotional evidence: Story about how I budgeted and even included paying myself for working hard in school. (emotional evidence; ethos; pathos)
Slide 11: Introduce and set up Supporting Point Two Pay off your student loans faster
Slide 12: : Paying off interest while in school could save you thousands and reducing the over all cost you pay back in the end. (factual evidence from Sallie Mae’s CollegeAnswer.com; logos).
Slide 13: Story of paying interest how that money could be used after school for a vacation explain investing from a saving perspective vs. spending. Tie in rewarding myself for doing well in school (emotional evidence; logos; pathos)
Slide 14: Live a less stressful life
Slide 15: Some signs of financial problems include having to wait for your paycheck or other income to pay bills, the amount you owe gets bigger every month, you receive calls from your creditors. (factual evidence from Sallie Mae’s CollegeAnswer.com; logos)
Slide 16: Story of being in control of finances and how planning is easier when finances aren’t an issue. (emotional evidence; ethos; pathos)
Slide 17: Call to Action (pages 42-43) Come up with three ways you can invest in your future today.
Slide 18: Summarize the main points By investing in your future today 1) You take control of your destiny; 2) You pay off your student loans faster; and 3) live a less stressful healthier life.
Slide 19: Restate big idea If you invest in your future today, you can prevent the post-graduate struggle of financial instability.
Slide 20: Clincher/new bliss (page 44) Getting ahead of your financial obligations after graduation while you are still in school will make your entry level job not feel so entry level with the pay. Today you are empowered. The stress you felt about financial obligations after graduation is gone because you now know how to investment in your future today
can be fun, worth it, but EXPENSIVE
Graduates often face the STRESS of loans and
WHICH DIRECTION ARE YOU HEADED?
I invested in my future
paying on loans early
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Financial Stability Ahead
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