Marywood University’s R-VETS Program Receives Prudential Foundation Grant


SCRANTON, PA (October 28, 2015)—Marywood University’s R-VETS program (Renewal-Veteran Education and Transition Services) recently received a grant from the Prudential Foundation to help fund the Financial Literacy program for veterans and their families.


The Financial Literacy program provides knowledge and strategies for good money management by empowering student veterans to make financial decisions through activities focusing on budgeting, use of credit cards, debt management, saving and investment strategies, financial planning for future consumption, and how to avoid financial fraud and scams.


Five student sessions will be offered to veterans and their families between fall 2015 and summer 2016. For more information about the Financial Literacy Program for veterans and their families, or about the R-VETS program at Marywood University, please visit or call Ashley Woodward, PACC Vista, R-VETS Coordinator, at (570) 961-4746.