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Mohd Fahzy Abdul Rahman

Family Resource Management Specialist, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences
Expertise Business and Economics, Families, Children and Home
Expertise Detail personal finance, social media, Google Analytics, survey, statistics,
Office Location W311F Gerald Thomas Hall
Office Phone 575-646-2253
FAX 575-646-1889
Web site
Personal Bio Fahzy Abdul-Rahman is the Extension Family Resource Management Specialist at New Mexico State University. He attained his Ph.D. and M.P.H. from the Ohio State University. His Extension programs are focused on various personal finance topics from basic banking to retirement planning.

He manages off-campus educational programs and projects on personal finance and other household resource management. His researches and responsibilities have focused on Social Media usage among educators, payment methods/tools (debit card, credit card, debt), teacher-university faculty collaboration, personal finance hot topics, social media usage for education, survey, website management, and evaluation (e.g. Google Analytics, online survey tools, statistics).

He also has extensive experience with survey research covers survey management, survey quality control, sampling weights creation, statistical analysis, and research - mainly for a nationally-represented complex survey, Consumer Finance Monthly for three years.
Education Ph.D. 2008, The Ohio State University, Family Resource Management
M.P.H. 2005, The Ohio State University, Biostatistics
M.S. 2001, Iowa State University, Economics (Minor: Statistics)
B.S. 1998, Iowa State University, Psychology & Economics
Experience The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March 2006 - February 2009
Research Associate I, Center for Human Resource Research
* Main Project: Consumer Finance Monthly (CFM) Survey
Compiled and edited CFM codebook; Generated sample weights and created new variables; Compared Consumer Debt Index values with existing reports; Prepared a payday lending report for the Ohio State legislation use

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, January 2005 - March 2006
* Instructor of Consumer Behavior course, Department of Consumer Sciences

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, June - August 2004
Data Analyst, Student Wellness Center
* Main Projects: (a) Assessment and Evaluation of Wellness Programs and (b) Grant Application

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, September 2002 - December 2004
Research/Teaching Assistant, Department of Consumer Sciences
* Course: Retirement Planning & Employee Benefits

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, August 2001 - August 2002
Graduate Assistant, Department of Housing and Consumer Economics
* Courses: Demography; Personal Finance

Iowa State University, Ames, IA, September 1999 - August 2001
Research Assistant, Department of Economics
* Main project: The expansion of Iowa metropolitans report using Geographical Information System (GIS)
Awards • New Extension Specialist Award 2012
• Dean Don Felker Financial Management Award 2010 (with 13 other members)


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Web sites

Family Resource Management Publication Listing
Family Resource Management Publications
Past Presentations
You may request the PPT from me!
Presentations - Slideshare
Slideshare. Contact me for original and updated presentations.

Templates and Forms

Financial Wellness 2012: Survey English
Survey, personal finance, money, cover letter, employee wellness
Financial Wellness 2012: Survey English Cover Letter
Survey, personal finance, money, cover letter, employee wellness
Financial Wellness 2012: Survey Spanish
Survey, Spanish, employee wellness, personal finance, money
Financial Wellness 2012: Survey Spanish Cover Letter
Survey, personal finance, money, cover letter, employee wellness, Spanish

Powerpoint Presentations

Emergency Preparedness - Disaster Hazards
Emergency Preparedness in New Mexico. Created by David O'Brien in February 2007.
High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) PPT
This is a sample of HSFPP PPT. Most of the slides are obtained from the CD obtained by the developer, NEFE, for free. The PPT for the upgraded curriculum should be available in August 2012.
Renewable Energy
Efficient Energy Use and Residential Home Energy
Residential Emergency Preparedness
Residential Emergency Preparedness in New Mexico
Wildfire Readiness
Wildfire Preparation in New Mexico


Budget - Graphics
Graphics on steps to establish a budget
Home-Based Online Business¬ Logic Model
WECT: Project Update
How to Get Your Foot in the Door - A Job Preparation Guide
Job, interview, preparation, application, tattoo, resume, inmates, prison

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