A Man is NOT a Financial Plan: Lessons to Empower Young Women

Professional Development



  • 11/07/2014
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • UFT, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, Manhattan
  • Presenter: Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP®, Rutgers University Professor of Financial Management


  • National Center Workshops

GRADES: 6-8, 9-12


  • Financial Literacy

This workshop will specifically focus on well-documented issues facing women and will raise awareness for the need to be financially literate. Dr. O’Neill will address the following topics: managing cash flow; the wise use of credit; establishing liquidity whether single, married, divorced, or cohabitating; various types and kinds of insurances; saving and investing and other essential financial concerns. The program is designed to benefit participants both personally and professionally with content for personal and classroom use.

Participants will leave with:

  • Two publications: Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women and CEE’s Financial Fitness for Life (Grades 9–12).
  • Information about how to use EconEdLink, a database of free lessons that can be used to teach history, economics and personal finance.
  • 6 Continuing Education Units.
  • Lunch will be provided.

Who Should Attend?

Any educator teaching or interested in teaching personal finance.


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