Thursday, March 8, 2018
12:00–2:00 p.m.


University Center, Room 201
Tagged: Leadership Certificate Program, Office of Alumni Relations

Adulting 101: Common Cents for the College Student


Learn how to make intelligent choices when it comes to your personal finances. Find out how and when you should be saving money, what benefits to look for when offered a job, and other tips to be financially secure. This workshop will be presented by Doug Flynn, ’89, CFP, ChFC, an Adelphi alumnus who currently works as a financial advisor.

This event is part of Adelphi’s Leadership Certificate Program. However, you do not need to be a part of the Leadership Certificate Program to attend this event.

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About the Speaker

Doug Flynn, ’89, CFP®, ChFC® Certified Financial Planner® Professional, Co-Founder, Flynn Zito Capital Management, LLC

Doug Flynn specializes in providing high-net-worth individuals and their trusts, business owners, widows, media personalities, professional athletes and other high-profile clientele, with comprehensive financial planning, private wealth management, strategic and tactical asset allocation and full, independent investment management services.

An invaluable resource to his clients and the media, as well as tax, legal and other financial professionals, Flynn has appeared regularly on CNN, CNBC, ABC, FOX News, FOX Business, and nationally syndicated radio SiriusXM, CNNRadio and APM’s MarketPlace Money. In New York he has appeared on ABC7, CBS2, FOX5, PIX11 and NY1, radio WCBS880 and 77WABC, as well as other local, national and international TV and radio programs for many years. He has been interviewed by or featured in the The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Newsday, Money, Reuters, Smart Money, InvestmentNews, Entrepreneur, Self, Research, Parents, Ticker, Financial Advisor, Details, New York Magazine, Journal of Financial Planning, On Wall Street,,,, ReutersTV, Yahoo! Finance, Huffington Post, and more.

Flynn is credited with contributions to five best-selling personal finance books, including How to Speak Money and Smart is the New Rich. He is also a recurring guest on several financial TV shows, where he discusses a wide range of investment and financial planning topics. Involved in multiple activities, Flynn generously donates resources to several worthy causes and presently sits on the board of a major local charity serving the needs of the underprivileged. Always a champion of financial literacy, he started the Flynn Zito Capital Management Scholarship Fund for deserving finance majors at Adelphi University. He is also a long-standing member of InvestmentNews’ Advisory Board and an inaugural member of the Independent FA Advisory Council for PIMCO.

Leadership Certificate Program LogoAbout the Leadership Certificate Program

The Leadership Certificate Program is an interdepartmental initiative hosted by the Center for Career and Professional Development, the Center for Student Involvement, the Office of Alumni Relations and the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.

Its goal is to offer Adelphi undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to develop leadership and professional skills. Participants are able to attend workshops on a wide variety of topics during the course of the year. 

Requirements for Students

To participate in the Leadership Certificate Program, submit the registration page by clicking Join Event and RSVP for a minimum of six events. Each student must complete the workshops within the academic year.

Events added throughout the year

For more information, please contact:

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