Since our founding in the Fall of 2016, Wharton Common Cents has provided a variety of programming. Our events are formatted to be educational and informative through speaker workshops and presentations. At the same time, we are committed to investing in the surrounding Philadelphia community and have participated in Personal Finance related seminars and conferences benefitting youth and at-risk adults. The below are a few notable highlights of our journey thus far! 

Fall 2017

Small group lunch and learn with Pefin’s CEO, Catherine Flax
Jane Addams
Financial literacy workshop focused on credit for women in the Jane Addams shelter
Real Estate
Real Estate Investing panel featuring fellow Wharton MBA graduate students
Our first cross-graduate school session for Wharton MBA & Penn Law students: Prenups 101 –  Who Gets the Dog? with Margaret Klaw and Eileen Murphy of Berner Klaw & Watson LLP
Club Fair
Participating in our first Wharton MBA graduate student club fair

Spring 2018

Hosting our keynote speaker David Siegel, CEO of Investopedia and a Wharton MBA alum
Presenting a Why Money Matters workshop at the Girls Empowerment Conference
Triple Asset
Active vs. Passive investment strategies with Wei Wang, CFA of Triple Summit Advisors
Asset Grade
Financial strategies for MBA students with Patrick R. Cote, CFA, CFP of Asset Grade
Our very first event with Cindy Golub, CFP of G-Squared Advisory