Image description: U.S. adults don’t feel confident in their knowledge of personal finance. Forty one percent gave themselves a C, D or F letter grade when grading their knowledge.
Learn more about American trends with personal finance from the 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
Planning for your financial future is always a tough issue to tackle. If you have questions or concerns about your personal finances, you can attend one of 20 free Financial Planning Day events taking place nationwide from September 28 to November 2.
These events are organized by local city governments and financial planner volunteers, and will give you an opportunity to address your specific financial questions one-on-one with professional financial planners at no cost. In addition to personalized advice, you will also be able to attend informative classroom workshops addressing popular personal finance topics.
Participating financial planners are highly qualified to assist you with a variety of issues, including budgeting, credit and debt, retirement planning, investment strategies, taxes, insurance, small business finances and estate planning, among many others.
Best of all – it’s all free! Come prepared with any financial paperwork related to your questions. And, you can consult with as many different financial planners as you need!
To learn more and to register for an event in your area, visit www.FinancialPlanningDays.org. You can also call toll free at 877-861-7826.
If you can’t make it to a live event, you can order some of the free materials that will be distributed at the events. The free Financial Planning Days packet of publications will provide you with information you need to protect your money now and in the years to come.
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