UH Saves Day promotes financial literacy

February 19, 2013  |   |  Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will join thousands of Americans in a national campaign called America Saves Week by hosting its fourth annual UH Saves Day on Wednesday, February 27 and Thursday, February 28, to impart financial literacy to students, faculty and staff. There will be interactive exhibits, a scavenger hunt and a game show competition testing four student teams on financial concepts.

The expo will run on Wednesday, February 27, 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Campus Center. Attendees are also eligible to participate in a scavenger hunt.

The LifeSmarts Challenge will be held on Thursday, February 28, 5:30–6:30 p.m. in the Hale Aloha Courtyard. The winning team will win two $250 scholarships.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors will include Bank of Hawaiʻi, UH Federal Credit Union, First Hawaiian Bank, Hawaiian Tel Federal Credit Union, Capital One 360 Bank, various State of Hawaiʻi departments, AARP Hawaiʻi, Better Business Bureau Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi Homeownership Center, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Hawaiʻi, Internal Revenue Service, UH Mānoa Study Abroad Office, Financial Aid Services, UH Mānoa Student Parents at Mānoa and America Saves.

Event sponsors

UH Saves Day event sponsors are the UH Mānoa Financial Literacy Program, UH Mānoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Cooperative Extension Service, Campus Center Board, Office of Undergraduate Education, Financial Aid Services, UH Mānoa Student Life and Development, Shidler College of Business and UH Mānoa Student Housing Services.

For more information, email Stacy Miyashiro.

—A UH Mānoa news release

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