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Saving and Investing April 17, 2017 View Details
Ten (10) Principles of Financial Literacy April 18, 2017 View Details
Ten (10) Principles of Financial Literacy April 19, 2017 View Details
Credit Cards and Debt Management April 24, 2017 View Details

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  • “The financial literacy program at Penn State is a wonderful resource for your students and community.  I appreciate your thoughts, advice and willingness to help make our financial literacy program successful! “

    Lance H., BND



  • “Brad, you shared some advice about planning “financially” for the future……. the key is to live beautifully, I feel like I am on my way! Thank you!”

    Sarah T.

  • “The financial literacy program at  Penn State University is very comprehensive and successful.”

    Nayeli A.

  • “I would like to share one personal experience: I always felt I was financially responsible, but After attending various monthly seminars, I realized, I was thinking very short term. I wasn’t planning for future or emergency situations.”

    Vivek B.

  • “Your work has had a profound impact on so many students, including adult learners.”

    Craig W.

  • “I’m already applying some of what I learned at the financial workshops I attended.”

    Barb D.

  • “I am certain your enlightening and thought provoking presentation struck a chord with students. I heard good comments from 40+ students.”

    Bob M.

  • “This workshop is great for all ages, especially college students who are just about to graduate and plan to live out in the real world.”

    Vivek B.

  • “Your talk was perfect! I liked the way you made the information easy to understand and very interesting.”

    Lisa W.

  • “Daad was very informative and she made me think of things that I never thought of before.”

    Kawana P.

Financial Literacy Center

100 Outreach Building, Suite 128A,
Penn State University

  1. Request a Financial Literacy Session

    Need a guest speaker for a “MoneyCounts” financial literacy workshop, webinar, presentation, or a freshman seminar class session? Submit a request using our online form.

  2. Request a Personal Meeting

    Need to meet with a professional at the financial literacy center? Click here to make an appointment or ask a question.

  3. Request Peer Educators Services

    Need to contact a peer educator? Click here for available services at Penn State.


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Penn State’s financial literacy director recognized with national educator award

4/10/17 - Daad Rizk, Penn State Financial Literacy Center Director received the 2017 Educator of the Year/Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award by the National Institute for Financial Literacy.

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Rizk honored with 2016 Hendrick Award for service to adult learners

4/22/16 - Daad Rizk, Penn State Financial Literacy Manager, has been honored with the 2016 Shirley Hendrick Award, presented by the Penn State Commission for Adult Learners for service to adult learners.