Start Date

10-5-2017 11:00 AM

End Date

10-5-2017 1:00 PM

Subjects

Financial literacy, Portland State University -- Students -- Personal finance, Social mobility

Description

This study will examine financial literacy among university transfer students at Portland State University. The main objective is to assess the financial knowledge and behaviors of transfer students and how that impacts perceived social mobility. The goal is to provide conclusions and resource implications regarding the specific needs of university transfer students through a sociological lens. In partnership with The Financial Wellness Center (FCW) at Portland State University it is hypothesized the results of this study will better equip universities and transfer students to work together to ensure both educational success, upward mobility, and fiscal responsibility.

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http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20265

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May 10th, 11:00 AM May 10th, 1:00 PM

The Role of Financial Literacy Among University Transfer Students and the Impact on Perceived Social Mobility

This study will examine financial literacy among university transfer students at Portland State University. The main objective is to assess the financial knowledge and behaviors of transfer students and how that impacts perceived social mobility. The goal is to provide conclusions and resource implications regarding the specific needs of university transfer students through a sociological lens. In partnership with The Financial Wellness Center (FCW) at Portland State University it is hypothesized the results of this study will better equip universities and transfer students to work together to ensure both educational success, upward mobility, and fiscal responsibility.