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‘Thinking Money’ Screening and Expert Panel

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

Event Details

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

Christine CallahanBulletin Board, Education, People, UMB News, University LifeApril 6, 20160 comments
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Tisa Silver Canady featured in Maryland Public Television Special, “Thinking Money: Practical Solutions”

Maryland Public Television (MPT) will broadcast the original documentary film, “Thinking Money: The Psychology Behind Our Best and Worst Financial Decisions,” showcasing the impact of behavioral psychology on everyday financial decision-making. Tisa Silver Canady, MBA, associate director of financial education and wellness, is featured in a televised, post-documentary panel discussion of the film, “Thinking Money: Practical Solutions,” where she offers practical solutions for individuals with regards to financial activities such as saving, spending, and investing.

Who Else Is Involved?

The panel also features Gerri Walsh, JD, president of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and Allen Cox, PhD, managing director of the Maryland Coalition for Financial Literacy. The discussion will be moderated by MPT’s veteran business correspondent, Karen Gibbs.

Several UMB students and staff participated in the special as members of the studio audience. A Q&A session filmed after the discussion includes questions from Seante Hatcher, program director in the University of Maryland School of Social Work‘s Office of Continuing Professional Education and 2015 Carey Law graduates Jasmyn Allen and Frederick Curtis. Watch some clips from the Q&A.

About Tisa Silver Canady

Since joining the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2011, Canady has personally advised students on the repayment of more than $25 million in student loan debt. In addition to her work in financial education and wellness, Canady is an accomplished finance author and a member of the School of Social Work Financial Social Work Initiative Steering Committee.

Thinking Money: Practical Solutions will air on MPT, Friday, July 31 at 10 p.m. EST and Saturday, Aug. 1 at 2 a.m. EST.

Tisa Silver CanadyClinical CareJuly 28, 20150 comments
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