HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Military Finance Alliance is sponsoring a free one-day conference to educate members of the military and their families on the unique financial and investment decisions they will face. The "Making $ense of Finance" conference will take place at the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, on Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
This event is limited to Letterkenny Army Depot Department of Defense employees, Carlisle Barracks and National Guard Common Access Card (CAC) holders, and members of their families only.
Those in attendance can choose workshops led by experts in the following areas:
- Investing Basics
- Credit Reports and Credit Scores
- Blended Retirement System/Thrift Savings Plan (TSP): What's In It for Me?
- Budgeting: Build Wealth, Not Debt
- Detecting and Avoiding Military Focused Financial Scams
- Getting Your Financial House in Order
Registration is required for this "Making $ense of Finance" conference. Free breakfast, lunch, and parking will be provided. Liberty USO will be awarding raffle prizes to those attending the conference. Space is limited. Registration and conference information are available at https://www.secure.dobs.pa.gov/?a=msof.msof.
"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, Pennsylvania Military OneSource, Better Business Bureau, Liberty USO, Army Community Service, PA National Guard, and Advantage Credit Counseling Services.
For more information about the conference, call 717-783-4247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities