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- Financial Capability, Financial Education & Federal Policy
The federal government has invested in financial education and financial capability in various ways. Hear about why and how, and share your views with what else the federal government should be doing to build the financial capability of young people. The discussion will cover the Treasury's new savings program - myRA, financial education and higher education, and the recommendations of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.
Sep 24, 2015
- Money 101: Our Money Choices Have Consequences--Learning to Choose Wisely
Money 101, it is "The Missing Semester" in far too many of our nation's schools and homes. Think about it: every school (high school, college, trade) will have its share of doctors, electricians, engineers, mechanics and dropouts. One hundred percent will make decisions about money. The consequences of early financial decisions can be far-reaching, perhaps permanent. But not all decisions have negative consequences. Age is an opportunity powerful enough to transform the lives of a generation. Let's talk about how.
Oct 29, 2015
- Credit and Student Loan Management
The workshop will cover the practical application of personal money management concepts with emphasis on using credit responsibly and how to make informed financial decisions regarding spending. The workshop also includes the latest information about credit cards, student loans and credit scores. Importantly, the workshop conveys the impact of students' current credit decisions on future employment and wealth accumulation.
Nov 5, 2015
- Quantum Computing Summit
Quantum computing--the area of study focused on developing computer technology based on the principles of quantum theory--will be the topic of an upcoming summit at HU. Planning is underway now for the Quantum Computing Summit at Harrisburg University. This free event is tentatively scheduled for 9 to 3 p.m., Friday, November 6th. Speakers and topics are being gathered now. If you would like to serve on a panel, please submit your topic, biography and contact information via email to CONNECT@HarrisburgU.edu More information will be posted to the University's website as speakers and topics are selected.
Nov 6, 2015