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2018 Personal Finance Year in Review

Tue December 18, 2018: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST


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Silhouette of woman jumping from 2018 to 2019 above the words, "2018 Personal Finance Year in Review"

About this Webinar:

This archived webinar no longer qualifies for CEU credits.

Hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area, this webinar is our annual review of the financial news stories, hot topics, legislation, and changes that impacted finances this year. Facilitator Dr. Barbara O’Neil will cover key findings from 2018 personal finance research studies, government data, financial events, products, trends, legislation, and policies. Dr. O’Neill will lead discussions on new and revised financial education resources and offer a preview of expected 2019 personal finance changes.


 Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D.- Financial Resource Management Specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring and Investing on a Shoestring, and co-author of  Investing For Your Future, Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.

Continuing Education Units

CEU credits are no longer available for this webinar.

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Presentation Slides (PDF)

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2018 Personal Finance Year in Review, Financial Planning Association article

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