Common Cents Conference Presentation: Workplace Financial Education for Low-Wage Hospital Employees

September 26, 2017


PhD Student, Rachel Imboden, MSW, LSW and Courtney Bettle, AFC, Director of Financial Capability, CASH Campaign Maryland, presented on the development, delivery, and evaluation of a collaborative financial capability project at the September 2017 Common Cents Conference.


A series of financial education workshops drawn from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s (FDIC) Money Smart curriculum were selected and provided to low-wage employees within five hospitals in a large Mid-Atlantic city. Results related to financial stress, knowledge, and self-efficacy were discussed as were considerations for future research.

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