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CAFE. Stop by and have a hot cup of financial well-being.

Corvallis Science Pub presents:
Prem G. Mathew, PhD, CFA
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Student Development
Director, Center for Advancing Financial Education (CAFE)
Associate Professor of Finance

Description: Oregon State University’s Center for Advancing Financial Education (CAFE), housed in the College of Business, is a one-stop financial wellness center supporting the OSU community and beyond. From one-on-one advising around paying for college and budgeting to basic financial planning to free tax preparation services through our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, we seek to provide equitable access to financial education and support services.
In this talk, I will discuss what it means to be financially literate; the differences across demographics around financial literacy; how these differences lead to sub-optimal financial behavior and practices; and CAFE’s role in reducing these cross-demographic disparities. The talk will be informed by data collected and analyses conducted around Oregon’s inaugural Financial Wellness Scorecard, to be released by the Oregon State Treasurer’s Office Financial Empowerment Advisory Team.

To attend this event online, please visit the Virtual Science Pub registration page.

For more info visit Science Pub Night.

Science Pub is sponsored by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Old World Deli and Oregon State University.


Wednesday, March 1 at 6:00pm

Old World Deli 341 Southwest 2nd Street Corvallis, OR 97333

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Lecture or Presentation

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Health and Well-being, Skill Building, Teaching and Learning


Community Members, Faculty and Staff, Student, Alumni, Online





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