Secretary of Banking and Securities Glenn E. Moyer and Maj. Gen. Wesley E. Craig, adjutant general of Pennsylvania, recently announced that the Pennsylvania Military Finance Alliance’s first “Making $ense of Finance” conference will take place at PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, on Saturday, March 1, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The conference program will be geared specifically towards the financial and investing challenges faced by members of the military and veterans. Those in attendance can choose workshops led by experts in the following areas:
- Investment and Retirement Basics
- Understanding Credit Reports and Credit Scores
- Personal Risk Management and Insurance
- Budgeting: Build Wealth, Not Debt
- Protecting Your Identity
The “Making $ense of Finance” conference is free to members of the military, veterans and their spouses. Breakfast, lunch and parking are included. Space is limited; registration is required and available online at www.dobs.state.pa.us. The first 200 people to register will receive a $25 gift card for attending and participating in the conference.
“Making $ense of Finance” is made possible through the Pennsylvania Military Finance Alliance, a cooperative effort of the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, the PA Department of Banking and Securities, the PA Office of Attorney General, Army OneSource, Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania, Liberty USO and Advantage Credit Counseling Services.
For more information and to register, visit www.dobs.state.pa.us or call 717-705-2687. Visit PA Investor Education on Facebook: www.facebook.com/PAInvestorEducation.