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CUNY Offers Workshop at Baruch College: An Entrepreneurs Guide to Personal Finance

NEW YORK, NY September 30, 2015 -- The CUNY Center for Student Entrepreneurship, a university-wide initiative to help CUNY students start businesses, will host “An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Personal Finance,” on Thursday, October 8 from 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Representatives from the Municipal Credit Union will teach students how to take control of their personal finances, and discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy credit score.

Special guest speakers and former CUNY students Eli Attias, founder of Exambler, and David Kurfirst and Chris Zumtobel, co-founders of ThinkOlio, will share their personal financial stories of launching startups while still in college.

Lunch will be served and there will be giveaways.

WHAT:    “Student Startup Series” An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Personal Finance with the Municipal Credit Union, Eli Attias, David Kurfirst and Chris Zumtobel

WHEN:    Thursday, October 8, 2015

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

WHERE:    Baruch College - Engelman Recital Hall

55 Lexington Avenue (enter on East 25th Street)


About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to


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