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Current Graduate Students - Sarah Newcomb

Sarah Newcomb

Graduate Degree Being Pursued:

Interdisciplinary PhD: Behavioral Economics

Major Advisor:

Mario Teisl and Shannon McCoy


Sarah holds a Bachelor’s in Mathematics, a Master’s Certification in Personal Financial Planning, and a Master’s in Financial Economics. Last year, she published her first book, “I HATE Money! Understanding Your Financial Attitude.” For the past three years, Sarah has worked as a consultant to small businesses in Maine as well as a financial educator to college student groups, community groups, and high school students.  Her research interests center on the impact of our beliefs and values on financial management, and how to better prepare consumers for the financial climate we live in.

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