MoneyWise 101: Lessons for Financial Freedom

Posted by on August 06, 2012

Many people never received basic lessons on personal finance, which can make it difficult to navigate today’s complex financial options.

Learn how to tackle many of life’s financial challenges by participating in a free series of online lessons from the Pennsylvania Treasury on topics such as establishing a budget, planning for retirement, and managing debt, among others. Each lesson will be presented by a financial professional with extensive knowledge on the subject.

Space is limited, so register now!

As an added incentive, you will earn a chance to win a $529 PA 529 College Savings Plan scholarship each time you participate in a lesson.

Remember, when it comes to economic security, knowledge is power, so don’t miss this opportunity to improve your financial literacy and start on the path toward financial freedom.

“MoneyWise 101: Lessons for Financial Freedom”
Click on the links below to register.

Introduction to money management
Tiffany Thurman, Urban Affairs Coalition
Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012 – Noon – 1 p.m.

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thinking about retirement: Fine-tuning your savings and investment strategy
Gary Gamma, Vanguard
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 – Noon – 1 p.m.

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Raising money-smart kids
Erica Jackson, Penn State Behrend Center for Financial and Consumer Outreach
Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012 – Noon – 1 p.m.

Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Homeownership: The American dream or is it?
Holly Chase, PA Housing Finance Agency
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012 – Noon – 1 p.m.

Thursday, Aug 30, 2012 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Understanding your credit report
Stephanie Bittner, Clarifi
Tuesday, Sept 4, 2012 – Noon – 1 p.m.

Thursday, Sept 6, 2012 – 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Full contest rules available here.

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