Adam Carroll to present “Mastery of Money for Students” at Eastern University on September 26

St. Davids, PA: Two-time TED talk speaker, author, and financial literacy expert Adam Carroll will present “Mastery of Money for Students” at the Eastern University McInnis Learning Center in St. Davids, PA. on Thursday, September 26 at 6:00 p.m.  

Adam Carroll is an internationally recognized financial literacy expert who has authored several books, including “Mastery of Money for Students.” His TED talk “When Money isn’t Real” has surpassed more than 4 million views. Carroll also produced the documentary Broke, Busted and Disgusted, played at hundreds of high schools and colleges, featured on CNBC and available on iTunes. He is passionate about helping students and adults “build a bigger life, not a bigger lifestyle.”

“We’re excited to bring Adam Carroll’s engaging ideas for mastering money to the Eastern University campus,” said Dr. Al Socci, Dean of Eastern's College of Business & Leadership. “It is vital that our students have the financial know-how to make wise decisions about money while they are in college, as well as after graduation as they build their adult lives and careers.”

The event is free to students, parents, and the public.  Thrivent Student Resources is sponsoring Carroll’s talk.

Media Contacts for the Event:
Kelly Goddard:, 610-341-1474
Carolyn S. Wilt:, 484-388-0858

About Thrivent Student Resources

Thrivent Student Resources empowers college-bound students and parents to develop healthy relationships with money and avoid excessive debt. They partner with schools, counselors, businesses, and community organizations to provide tools and resources to students and their families to help in every stage of the education journey--planning, preparing and paying for college. For more information, visit You can also find them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Thrivent Student Resources is part of Thrivent, a membership-owned, diversified financial services organization that serves Christians and their families to be wise with money.

About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university enrolling approximately 3,300 students in its undergraduate, graduate, professional, seminary, and international programs. The university’s main campus is located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia in St. Davids, PA, with additional locations in Philadelphia and Harrisburg. Eastern’s core values of faith, reason and justice are woven into all of its educational offerings. For more information visit or contact Kelly Goddard, Director of Marketing and Communications:

About Adam Carroll

Adam Carroll is an internationally recognized financial literacy expert and author of Winning the Money Game, 30 Days To $1K, and The Money Savvy Student.  He is a two-time TED talk speaker, with one of his talks surpassing a million views in the first year online. He is the creator of the Broke, Busted & Disgusted documentary which has been played in hundreds of high schools and colleges, and is featured on CNBC and available on iTunes. He is the founder and curator of, and a contributor to the Huffington Post. Adam has presented at over 700 college and university campuses, hundreds of leadership symposiums, and countless local and regional events. His passion is helping people build a bigger life, not a bigger lifestyle, through the Mastery of Money.