Financial Literacy Day

Tue, May 7, 2019, 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students

Princeton’s inaugural Financial Literacy Day is an opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and staff to learn tips and tools for making sound financial decisions now and in the future.

Grab bubble tea, pizza and cookies and learn top tips from personal finance experts.  

  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. : Financial institutions will be providing consultations and resources in the Frist TV Lounge
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Jeff Kreisler '95, comedian, editor-in-chief PeopleScience and co-author of Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter will give a talk on how students can create sound financial decision-making structures for their long and prosperous future in a world that wants their wallets (Frist 302)
  • 5:30-6:30 p.m.: Financial institutions will be giving quick pitches on their top five personal finance tips for college students


This event is sponsored by the Financial Literacy Initiative, a campus-wide effort coordinated by the Offices of Career Services, Financial Aid, Finance and Treasury, and Advancement; the Graduate School, Bendheim Center for Finance, Scholars Institute Fellows Program, USG and GSG.


Jeff Kreisler ’95 is an award-winning comedian, author, speaker, TV pundit, speechwriter and advocate for behavioral economics. He uses humor to understand, explain and change the world, specializing in money, politics and other human encounters. Jeff is co-author of Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter, Editor-In-Chief of, and speaker with Leading Authorities. His first book was the satire Get Rich Cheating. At Princeton, Jeff earned his AB in Politics. He went on to earn a JD from University of Virginia Law School.