Allen Pinkett to speak Aug. 21 on financial planning for students



Allen Pinkett, a 1986 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and one of the greatest running backs in Irish football history, will return to campus Monday (Aug. 21) to speak on the importance of financial preparedness.

His talk, which is open to all students, will take place from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Career andPlacementCenter, 114 Flanner Hall.

Based onPlaybook for Life,a national educational program developed by The Hartford and the NCAA, Pinketts talk will focus on the risks of bad credit, budgeting for costs after college and other financial planning issues.

A marketing major at Notre Dame, Pinkett held the Irish rushing and scoring records when he graduated and was a three-time All-American. He played for seven seasons in the NFL and now is an insurance and investment counselor and the color commentator on Westwood One radio broadcasts of Notre Dame football games.

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