22. April 2010 09:50
The Washington Jump$tart Coalition is organizing the first Money Smart Week (4/26-5/1) in the state of Washington and on the west coast. CPAs were invited to become partners and lead workshops in their communities. They have stepped up to the challenge and will be leading workshops across the state:
The South King County Chapter and Auburn Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a presentation on 4/27 from 5-7 at My Spot on identity theft for businesses. There will also be an opportunity for networking. The event is open to the public. Registration is encouraged.
Western Washington University will hold workshops on 5/1 from 9-12 in Parks Hall. There will be several workshops offered to the general public along two paths-- high school and adults. The high school path will be led by volunteers from the Beta Alpha Psi Club and cover college survival skills. The adult path will include saving and investing for retirement, budgeting, credit, scams and identity theft. All events are open to the public.
The Sammamish Chapter in partnership with Third Place Books in Lake City will hold workshops on 5/1 at 11:30 on Understanding Credit Cards and 2:30 on Retirement Basic. They will also host an information table. All workshops are open to the public.
The Seattle Chapter and the Filipino American Association of CPAs will hold a series of workshops on 5/1 from 1-4 in the Seattle Times Auditorium. Topics include identity theft, managing debt and retirement basics. All workshops are open to the public.
The Beta Alpha Psi Club of the University of Washington is hosting a workshop on retirement basics for their members on 4/27.
The Spokane Chapter in partnership with Whitworth University will be hosting an event on 4/26 from 7-8 pm on Managing Credit. The event is open to the public.
To learn more about Money Smart Week and other events visit: http://www.chicagofed.org/webpages/education/msw/moneysmartpublic/index.cfm?maincityid=10
Please encourage your friend, family and co-workers to attend the events in their community.