Financial knowledge is power – Ka Leo

Nicholas smith / Ka Leo O Hawai‘i

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | Jane Paik Contributing Writer | Financial knowledge is power – Ka Leo (University of Hawaii): News.

Nicholas smith / Ka Leo O Hawai‘i

With student debt rising and joblessness high in Hawai‘i, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa will be joining in America Saves Week to promote financial literacy among students and faculty. The third annual UH Saves Day will provide what program coordinator Stacy-Ann Miyashiro said she believes is “timely and relevant information.”


 WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22

The first part of the event will feature a lecture by Arkadi Kuhlmann, the CEO of ING Direct. Kuhlmann recently received the Council for Economic Education’s Visionary Award “For lifelong advocacy on teaching adults and children about responsible money behavior.”

WHAT: “When All Else Fails Rock Then Roll”

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 2; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Shidler College of Business A101

COST: Free, but seating is limited; emailfinlit@hawaii.edu to reserve a seat


 THURSDAY, FEB. 23

The second part will have workshops and exhibits. Workshops will cover smart money management, financing a graduate education, wise usage of credit and investment strategies for current society. The exhibits, which will also answer questions about finances, include major local banks, the Better Business Bureau of Hawai‘i, the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Hawai‘i Home Ownership Center, and many others.

 WHAT: Financial literacy expo

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 23; next line 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Campus Center

COST: Free

With student debt rising and joblessness high in Hawai‘i, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa will be joining in America Saves Week to promote financial literacy among students and faculty.