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Money Smart Week

Three goals were identified for the annual Money Smart Week. The goals and outcomes are outlined below:

  1. Build student awareness of the importance of financial literacy in overall personal wellness and success.
    • A post Money Smart Week survey indicates a 20% increase [from 80% to 100%]  of students who now indicate that financial literacy is important in their overall personal wellness and success.
  2. Engage a diverse audience of students in financial literacy-related activities (workshops, presentations, games/competitions, etc.).
    • Money Smart Week participants represented a diverse population of UMBC (including race, ethnicity, and gender)
    • REX report data

Note about gender data collection – Gender data reflects data collected from Peoplesoft student information system

  1. Highlight and promote the additional financial literacy resources available to students (, CashCourse, MyBudgetCoach, CashClips, etc.).
    • A post Money Smart Week survey indicates awareness of financial literacy resources increased by 36%.