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Consumer education series on personal finance issues

Posted by Andrew Chan  July 9, 2009 09:30 PM

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The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), a professional association of fee-only financial advisors and advocate for consumer protection in the financial industry is launching a series of free webinars designed to help educate consumers about various personal finance topics and issues.

The series will begin on August 7, 2009 and will run each month for an entire year. Consumers will be able to register to attend the live session online or listen to the recorded session at a later time. Each session will last for 1 hour and start at 1pm Eastern time.

The dates and topics will include:

August 7, 2009 - Money 101: Knowing the Basics

September 4, 2009 - Kids & Money

October 2, 2009 - What is Financial Planning?

November 6, 2009 - Protecting What You Have

December 4, 2009 - Investments: The Basics

January 8, 2010 - Investments: Advanced Concepts

February 5, 2010 - Managing Your 401(k)

March 5, 2010 - Leaving a Legacy

April 2, 2010 - Women and Money

May 6, 2010 - Financial Planning and Small Business Owners

June 4, 2010 - Your Retirement

July 1, 2010 - Financial Windfalls

If you have any interest in learning more about these specific topics, I encourage you to register and attend. With the economy down, you certainly can’t beat the price.

To register for the 2009 sessions or to learn more about NAPFA and these sessions, go to

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Local finance professionals share insights and advice on issues such as budgeting, managing debt, and retirement planning.

About the contributors

D. Abraham Ringer is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER practitioner and a Financial Adviser with Morgan Stanley Global Wealth Management in Boston. He is registered in MA, NH, NY and several other states to which his articles are directed. For more information please visit
Financial Planning Association™ of Massachusetts has 900 members who specialize in the financial planning process. Many of its members engage in philanthropic pro bono work in their communities, recommend legislation, elevate public awareness, promote financial literacy, and advocate for sound economic and tax policies.
Odysseas Papadimitriou is the founder of, a credit card and gift card marketplace, and, a personal finance site. He has more than 13 years of experience in the personal finance industry, and previously served as senior director at Capital One.

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