Common Cent$

Arcadia's Financial Literacy Program

Sometimes in life, being “book-smart” isn't enough. You need the tools to understand basic financial concepts, money management strategies and how to protect your credit so you are empowered to make sound financial decisions. That's the goal of Arcadia’s Common Cent$ Financial Literacy Program! Choose from a series of workshops and seminars throughout the year on topics listed below. You’ll enjoy Chipotle  while learning and even be automatically entered into a drawing at every workshop you attend to win a $25 Amazon gift card (winner selected at the close of each workshop, must be present to win).

2018-2019 Workshop Series

Spring 2019 Workshops

All events will take place from 4pm-5pm in the Castle Rose & Mirror Rooms.

  • Thursday, February 21: Budgeting Abroad

  • Wednesday, March 20: Financial Life After College

  • Wednesday, April 3: How to Negotiate a Job Offer- And Why you Should! (Presented by the Office of Career Education)


Provides a diverse range of online resources that include:

  • Worksheets, calculators and quizzes for you to use in the classroom or at home.
  • A “Budget Wizard” tool to help you manage your spending.
  • An online dictionary of financial terms to help you understand the basics.
  • A credit module to help you in managing credit cards and protecting your credit.

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