Treasurer Mandel Hosts Second Smart Money Choices Conference in Youngstown
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s Office hosted its second Smart Money Choices conference of 2013 on Friday, July 19th in Youngstown. During the conference, attendees heard presentations on various financial education and planning topics including budgeting, credit and debt, investments, retirement planning, student funding and consumer protection.
This year, the Treasurer’s Office offered an all-new educator resource course designed to assist teachers with the implementation of the personal finance education requirement. Ohio law requires students to receive personal finance education during their time in school prior to graduation.
Smart Money Choices is a free, half-day financial planning conference for all Ohioans, presented annually by the Ohio Treasurer’s Office, and supported by a variety of statewide and regional partners. Treasurer Mandel is committed to providing Ohioans with helpful tools to make informed decisions in personal finance.
The conference series, held in cities throughout the state, allows Ohio citizens the opportunity to hear from money management professionals on a variety of financial literacy topics to help them make more informed and knowledgeable decisions in their financial lives. For more information on the conference series and to check out future dates near you, please visit http://www.ohiotreasurer.gov/smartmoneychoices.