Post Content

Join the Office of Massachusetts State Treasurer and the Massachusetts Financial Literacy Trust Fund on May 17 to learn how to improve your personal finances and become financially empowered. The Money Conference is a free, one-day event to help individuals and families build their financial knowledge and improve personal finance behavior through quality financial education.

Saturday May 17, 2014
8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Everett High School
100 Elm Street
Everett, MA 02149

Topics covered at the conference:

  1. Homeownership 101 – Prepare for the process of buying your first home and explore first time homebuyer mortgage programs.
  2. Retirement – Review your total retirement assets and learn how to best prepare for retirement.
  3. Managing Credit & Debt – Evaluate the total and various types of debt you may have, and build a plan to pay it down.
  4. Budgeting & Setting Financial Goals – Assess your monthly spending and complete a plan to put you on track to meet your financial goals.
  5. Purchasing a Car – Determine which type of vehicle best meets your needs and learn how to navigate the purchasing process.
  6. Security & Fraud Prevention – Learn how to protect yourself and your money in the complex world of security and fraud.
  7. Basics of Investing – Receive an introduction to the world of investing where beginners will learn how to research what is right for them.
  8. Saving for College – Set up a savings plan and take advantage of college saving accounts for a child’s future.
  9. College Financing – With acceptance letter in hand, learn how to apply for and receive financing for college.

 

Register online today at www.themoneyconference.com.

Written By:

Tags: , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

Responsible Pet Ownership in Massachusetts posted on Apr 24

Responsible Pet Ownership in Massachusetts

Having a pet is a privilege that comes with responsibilities. Maintaining your pet’s health, ensuring it has the proper identification, and making sure to clean up after it benefits you, your pet, and the Commonwealth. The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) , the Department   …Continue Reading Responsible Pet Ownership in Massachusetts

Filing for Divorce in Massachusetts posted on Apr 23

Filing for Divorce in Massachusetts

More than 844,000 couples divorced in the United States in 2008, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The divorce process varies between states, and you must meet certain requirements to file in the Commonwealth. The Massachusetts Court System (MCS) and the Department of Revenue (DOR)   …Continue Reading Filing for Divorce in Massachusetts

A Helpful Guide to Filing for Unemployment in Massachusetts posted on Apr 21

A Helpful Guide to Filing for Unemployment in Massachusetts

Unemployment Insurance (UI) from the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) offers temporary income compensation to unemployed Massachusetts workers while they are seeking new employment. The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) has useful basic information to help residents who’ve recently lost their jobs file   …Continue Reading A Helpful Guide to Filing for Unemployment in Massachusetts