Penn Common Cents

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We all interact with money, but do any of us know to manage it? Penn Common Cents (PCC) seeks to teach undergraduates about budgeting, investing, and saving your hard-earned money.

According to the Federal Reserve, in a basic financial literacy test comprising of three questions, only about a third of adults could answer all three questions. College students scored similar scores.

This does not have to be this way.

In fact, if you plan on buying a house someday, you can start building your credit score now. Did you know you can earn free vacations with the proper credit card? How about making safe and secure gains using CD ladders? These are all examples of personal finance; it's pertinent to everyone. 

Whether you have a piggy bank, $100, $10,000, or a job you will want to make the most of your money! Why wait until post-grad when you can start now?

PCC is hoping to pave the way as the first undergraduate club to solely focus on advancing the state of financial literacy here at Penn.

We are the official undergraduate branch of MBA club Wharton Common Cents. Originally named Penn Personal Finance. 



Lead Designer
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Daniel Gordon
Junior Liaison
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Basic Info

> 100 Members

Currently Accepting Members

Application Required for Some


How To Get Involved

We are an open club for anyone interested in being a member. However, for any higher-level committee members or for exec, we require an application and interview. Please email for any questions!