Pennsylvania Banking Department to Co-Host Free 'Money Matter$' Conference in Erie

May 22, 2012, 11:00 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Banking

Conference Will Focus on Personal Finance and Investing

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers interested in strengthening their knowledge about personal finance and investing are invited to take part in the "Money Matter$" conference on May 31 in Erie.

The conference is free to the public, but advance registration is encouraged due to the limited availability of seating.

The Department of Banking will host a session entitled "Banking Basics 101," which will focus on recent changes to the banking industry and how these changes can affect consumers' everyday lives. This session will also address different types of banking accounts and various fees that can be assessed to those accounts.

Department representatives will also be available for one-on-one discussions of personal finance issues.

The conference will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. in 180 Burke Center of the Behrend College at Penn State Erie. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Consumers may register online for this conference by visiting or calling (in-state only) 1-800-600-0007 or 717-787-8062.

This conference is being held in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Securities Commission; Penn State Erie, the Behrend College Center for Financial & Consumer Outreach; the Pennsylvania Treasury Department; and AARP.

Media contact: Ed Novak, 717-783-4721


SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking