Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network
Increasing Asset Acquisition for Low-Wealth Hoosiers

Network Experts

Phil Schuman

Organization: Indiana University 

Expertise in: Financial Education, Counseling, and Coaching, Adult Savings (IDAs), Children's Savings (CSAs), Emergency Savings, Retirement Savings, Housing and Homeownership, Student Debt, Credit Health Education


Bio: Phil Schuman serves as Director of Financial Literacy at Indiana University, managing the implementation of a range of financial education program across all IU campuses.  He is the founder of the award winning IU MoneySmarts, a financial education program that educates students on personal finances through an interactive website (, podcasts, and one-on-one appointments and group presentations.  Phil also teaches a personal finance course for first-year students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.  He is the co-founder and co-chair of the National Summit on Collegiate Financial Wellness, a conference devoted to pushing forward the field of financial literacy in higher education.  He has spoken across the world regarding the importance of financial literacy in young adults.  He has a B.A. In psychology from DePauw University and an MBA from Indiana University.