This documentary, produced by Maryland Public Television, and the panel discussion afterwards will explore how the market and our brains affect our financial decision-making.
Americans and Saving
Most Americans struggle with overspending instead of saving their money for the future. Studies show the majority of Americans have less than three months of savings, and one-fourth of the population has no savings at all.
Discussion and Learning Session
“Thinking Money” explores an array of challenging ideas and findings that have profound implications for our financial behavior. To continue discussion and learning generated by the documentary, the panel afterwards will be moderated by veteran business television anchor and correspondent Karen Gibbs and will featured the following guests:
- Dr. Annamaria Lusardi, Academic Director, Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), Denit Trust Chair of Economics and Accountancy, The George Washington University School of Business, featured in the film
- Robin McKinney, MSW, director of the Maryland CASH Campaign
- Dr. Eldar Shafir, William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and also featured in the film
- Gerri Walsh, JD, president of FINRA Foundation and senior vice president of Investor Education, and also featured in the film
April 27, 5 to 8:30 p.m.
SMC Campus Center at UMB, 621 W. Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21201
Film and panel are free, but preregistration is required.
Event is sponsored by OneMain Financial