October 19, 2011
By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager
Did you know that there are over 50 local America Saves campaigns located across the Country? Many of these campaigns offer one-on-one advice, workshops, and guidance to help you get your finances on track and save more. Below is a list of upcoming free event and webinars. Click here to find your local campaign.
Utah Saves is participating in Get Smart About Credit day on October 20th by providing several free community workshops focused on understanding credit, how credit scores are calculated, and tips to build credit and improve credit scores.
Virginia Beach Financial Planning Day
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22, 2011
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Suite 5
REGISTER TODAY FOR FREE AT
Free one-on-one personalized financial advice. Free financial workshops. No strings attached.
In today’s uncertain economy, planning for your financial future is more important than ever. Don’t miss this opportunity for a free, private consultation on financial issues that matter to you with experts from the Financial Planning Association® and highly qualified CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals. In addition to one-on-one consultations, there will be workshops on a variety of financial topics throughout the day. Stay as little or as long as you’d like. It’s all free. Bring a friend!
Topics: budgeting, credit and debt, investing, retirement, taxes, homeownership, estate planning, insurance, employee benefits, education savings, small business, and many more!
For more information contact VirginiaSaves.org
Florida Saves-Tampa Bay Saves-Okaloosa Saves
These local campaigns are working together to bring you the following two free webinars:
Upcoming Webinars—University of Florida/IFAS Extension
October 27, 11:30 to 12:30 PM CDT
Register at http://bit.ly/MoneyApp
There are many financial “apps” you can use with phones and other mobile devices. How do you find the right one? Which ones work? Discover more about these tools to help you spend wisely and save more money.
Talking with Children about Money
Nov. 3, 11:30-12:30 CDT
Register at: http://bit.ly/ChildrenMoney
Talk to Your Kids about Family Finances, but Shield Them from Worry --This can be a tricky balance. It is productive to talk to your kids about the family budget, but dangerous to involve them in the details. Spending and saving skills learned today become lifelong habits as adults. This webinar will discuss techniques parents can use to teach valuable money skills.
For additional information contact:
West Virginia Saves
For the entire month of November, West Virginia Saves is holding a food drive. All food collected will be donated to organizations that serve low- and moderate- income individuals. This will free up some cash that would otherwise be spent on groceries – helping residents save a little extra to reach their financial goals.
There are three ways folks can help:
Young Illinois Saves
SAVE THE DATE
President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability Youth Subcommittee
A Listening Session on Teaching Financial Capability in the Chicago Public Schools
November 16, 9:00 – 10:30am
Michele Clark High School-Auditorium
5101 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60644
The Honorable Stephanie D. Neely, Treasurer, City of Chicago
Mr. John W. Rogers, Jr., Chairman, PACFC and CEO, Ariel Investments