Northeastern University Welcomes Personal Finance Expert

WHO/WHAT: Northeastern University’s “Meet the Author” series welcomes personal finance expert Manisha Thakor to discuss her new financial planning guide On My Own Two Feet.

Billed as the modern girl’s guide to personal finance, On My Own Two Feet discusses how to avoid falling into credit card debt, how to budget and save income and how to deal with large purchases such as cars or homes.

Hailed for providing sound and prudent advice, critics call Thakor a financial physician for redefining personal finance in a succinct guide to managing a successful financial life.

WHEN: Thursday, November 8, from noon – 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: 450 Dodge Hall, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

This event is co-sponsored by the Northeastern Libraries and the Northeastern Bookstore.

For more information, please contact Jason Kornwitz at 617-373-5471 or

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The university’s distinctive cooperative education program, where students alternate semesters of full-time study with semesters of paid work in fields relevant to their professional interests and major, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions. For more information, please visit