Managing Family Finances During COVID-19

May 25, 2020
Free Webcast

Powell and Serido
Sharon E. Powell and Joyce Serido

The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for creating economic hardship and instability for families including job loss and financial uncertainties.

In this free webcast, NCFR members Sharon E. Powell, Ph.D., CFLE, and Joyce Serido, Ph.D., M.B.A., provide families with dependable recommendations for handling finances during this time.

This presentation will be of interest to Family Scientists, Family Life Educators, and anyone who studies and works with families. It may also be shared directly with families.



About the Presenters

Sharon E. Powell, Ph.D., CFLE, is an extension educator at the University of Minnesota Extension. Dr. Powell has been a statewide Family Resiliency Extension educator since February 2015, serving the entire state of Minnesota from her home office in Minneapolis. Sharon is an accredited financial counselor with a doctorate in family social science from the University of Minnesota, focusing on the financial and relationship issues of low-income families. She is also a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations.

Joyce Serido, Ph.D., M.B.A., is an associate professor and extension specialist in family social science at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Serido studies financial behavior at the intersection of family and personal well-being. Dr. Serido received a doctorate in family studies and human development from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A. in finance from Seton Hall University. She is the principal investigator of Arizona Pathways to Life Success for University Students (APLUS), a longitudinal study of young adults and their finances. As an extension specialist and AFCPE® board member, she works with educators and practitioners to develop materials on the connections between family, finances, and young adult well-being.