Financial Literacy & Personal Finance Program

The University of Texas at Arlington’s Financial Literacy and Personal Finance program is dedicated to spreading the knowledge and skills everyone needs to navigate all stages of life. We are passionate in these efforts, as we strive to educate individuals on not only how to avoid the pitfalls that can often arise, but also how to save for the present and future, how to take advantage of the resources that are available, and how to equip each individual with the skills needed to enrich their lives.

We offer services and tools to (help equip individuals with these tools), including workshops on topics such as:

  • How to Pay for College (Grants, Loans, Savings Plans, and more)
  • How to Pay Back Student Loans
  • Predatory Lending
  • Retirement (401k, IRAs, and more)
  • Credit and Credit Scores
  • College Preparedness (Middle School, High School)


Connecting individuals, institutions, and organizations to resources and research in order to cultivate personal financial stability


For all people to be equipped to make sound financial decisions.

Facility & Staff


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Dr. Emmanuel Morales-Camargo
Assistant Professor

Thompson Lit
Dr. Thomas Thompson
Clinical Associate Professor

Financial Specialists

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Edward Naranja
Junior, BS in Economics


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DSouza, Gareth
Master's, Computer Science


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Debbie Maxey
Administrative Assistant
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Teresa Sexton
Support Specialist

Advisory Board

Money, Finance And The Modern Consumer

Our class gives an analysis of consumer and financial behavior in present-day society. We deal with the question “how you spend?”
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