HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans, members of any branch of the military and their spouses and partners are reminded that registration is required to attend the "Making $ense of Finance" conference at Horsham Air Guard Station, on Saturday, November 19, 2016, from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
The conference program is 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:
- Investing 101: Building Your Cash Snowball
- Budgeting: Build Wealth, Not Debt
- Credit Reports and Credit Scores
- Protecting Your Identity
- Using Life Insurance "Effectively" to Protect Your Family
- Thrift Savings Plan (TSP): What's in it for Me?
- Investing in Higher Education
- Detecting and Avoiding Military-Focused Financial Scams
- Acting Now to Afford Retirement Later
The "Making $ense of Finance" conference is free to members of the military, veterans and their spouses. Free refreshments and parking are included. Space is limited and the first 200 people to register will receive a $20 gift card for attending and participating in the conference. Registration and conference information are available at https://www.secure.dobs.pa.gov/?a=msof.msof&utm_content=bufferc4f81.
"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, Liberty USO, Army Community Service, PA National Guard, and Advantage Credit Counseling Services.
Members of the public with questions or complaints about financial products and services can call 1-800-PA-BANKS (or 1-800-600-0007). To learn more about financial and investing matters, visit PA Investor Education on Facebook and @PAFinancialReg on Twitter.
Ed Novak, Department of Banking and Securities, 717-783-4721
Joan Nissley, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, 717-861-8720
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities