Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

April is National Financial Literacy Month.

In Marin, there are three noteworthy events. I really believe this is an important issue and hope that you or someone you know can utilize some of these valuable resources.
Not in Marin? Google “Financial Literacy Month + your town/city” and see what events are planned for your locale.

The Marin Women’s Commission is holding its first “Women and Money
Conference 2009 – Investing in Yourself” at Dominican University
Campus/Guzman Hall on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00
p.m.
Event features a Special Guest Speaker (to be announced) and 3
workshops geared toward helping women of all ages during these tough
economic times. Topics are:
a) Teaching your Children Financial Literacy
b) Family Budgeting 101
c) Avoiding Identity Theft
d) Financial Preparedness – Create your Financial Footprint
e) Saving for your Retirement
f) How to Cope with Family Job Loss

Cost of Event: $10.00. Send check to reserve your seat today. Please
make check payable to: “Marin Women’s Commission/CAM”, 3501 Civic Ctr
Dr. Ste. 205, San Rafael, CA 94903

For more information call the Marin Women’s Commission at 415-499-6195

Scholarships and Child Care Stipends available upon request.

Free Workshop for Youth on Financial Literacy and Lifeskills: “Master Your Money”
April 25th, 10am-3pm, at the MYC, 1115 3rd Street, San Rafael
* Job Search 101 – how to best position yourself
* Budgeting 101 – how to save for your own place and your own car
* Credit 101 – how to use credit wisely and stay out of trouble
* College Financing 101 – how to finance your college education
Food, music, and raffle prizes. Great for high school kids! And its FREE!
Call 415-459-6884 x 104

“Cooking Up a Healthier Financial Future” class will be offered again on April 29th, 6:30-8:30pm. It is a unique course drawing on years of professional cooking experience at Chez Panisse to teach investing in an exciting and delicious new way. To register go to http://www.marinlearn.com. Select Courses, Financial Planning and “Cooking Up..” $25

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