2011 Annual Conference on Financial Education™

Posted by on February 07, 2011

The 2011 Annual Conference on Financial Education™

Join us at the 6th Annual Conference on Financial Education as critically-acclaimed speakers from around the country offer advice on financial literacy education, as well as industry best practices and the latest trends.

A full schedule of events can be found by clicking here.

Terry Savage, Keynote Speaker
Author of The New Savage Number: How Much Money Do You Really Need to Retire? and The Savage Truth on Money.  Terry Savage is a nationally known expert on personal finance, the markets and the economy. She writes a nationally syndicated financial column for the Chicago Sun-Times. She is also a regular contributor to TheStreet.com and Moneyshow.com, the popular investing websites. Terry is a frequent guest on radio and television shows including CNN, NBC, CNBC and has appeared several times on Oprah. You can read her columns, as well as post questions and comments on her blog at TerrySavage.com.

Conference Sessions
Mass Messaging: Using Social Marketing to Teach Financial Education
Presenter:         Nancy Register, Consumer Federation of America

Power Presentations: High Energy Audience Engagement
Presenters:       Madeleine Greene, The Money Team LLC
Jo Ann Linck, The Money Team LLC

New World Order: Legislative Update
Presenter:         Leslie E. Linfield, Esq., Institute for Financial Literacy

Mortgage Meltdown: Financial Literacy as a Tool in Foreclosure Prevention
Presenter:         Roger Rayburn, Affordable Housing Corp.

Tough Crowd: Teaching Financial Literacy in a Mandatory Environment
Presenters:       Kathy Michelich, Ohio State University
Russell Graves, Consumer Credit & Budget Counseling

Keeping Score: Regulatory Changes in Credit Reporting
Presenter:         Rod Griffin, Experian

Beyond the Classroom: Alternative Delivery Channels for Financial Education
Panelists:         Kristy Bowden, D2D Fund
E. Ward Eames, The National Theatre for Children
Allie Vered, ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solution
Moderator:        Scott Oberkrom, American Century Investments

Simple Financial Education Solution: The New Money Smart Program
Presenter:         Luke Reynolds, FDIC

Concerns in the Classroom: Ethical Considerations for Financial Educators
Presenter:         TBA

The Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (“EIFLE”)™ Awards Dinner
April 20, 6-8pm – The EIFLE Awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and a strong commitment to financial literacy education. Celebrate the hard work these award-winning financial literacy organizations and educators have put into their communities and those around them at a complimentary dinner hosted by the Institute for Financial Literacy.

Networking Reception
April 21, 5:15-7:30pm – Mingle with conference speakers and attendees over drinks and hors d’oeuvres in a casual and relaxing atmosphere. This will be an excellent opportunity to meet new people and reacquaint with old friends. To learn more about the conference, visit our website, email or call (207) 221-3611.


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