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Allegheny College Financial Literacy Challenge: 12/7

Posted on December 1, 2019 | Filed under Archive

Details — Allegheny College Financial Literacy Challenge — December 7

Date: 12/7Time: 9 am

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Twenty student teams (40 total students) will participate in the first annual Financial Literacy Challenge where students will present a personal financial budget and investing plan appropriate for a recent college graduate. The competition will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, in rooms 122 and 123 in Quigley Hall. The Allegheny Community is invited to attend the final award ceremony that will take place at 2 p.m. in Henderson Auditorium when the judges will award $5,000 in prizes and trophies to student winners.

An outstanding judging panel will evaluate each plan according to the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA®) criteria for excellence in financial planning, and provide positive feedback to students on how they can refine and improve their plan to create a bright financial future. Click here to learn more and to meet the 2019 judges (https://sites.allegheny.edu/econ/center-for-business-and-economics/financial-literacy-challenge/)
Students will then be invited to participate in the March 2020 Pittsburgh area CFA Competition in Pittsburgh that currently attracts students from colleges and universities in the western Pennsylvania region.
The Financial Literacy Challenge is hosted by the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics.