Smart Money Choices
Smart Money Choices is now offering FREE Post-Filing Bankruptcy
Education Certification for attendance to the Budgeting and Credit &
Debt Management Courses! If you have filed Chapter 7 or Chapter 13
personal bankruptcy, you are required to complete a course in personal
financial management. Attend a FREE half-day Smart Money Choices
conference and take Budgeting and Credit & Debt Management to
fulfill your requirements.
Smart Money Choices is a free half-day personal
financial-planning conference series for all Ohioans presented by
Treasurer Josh Mandel, and supported by a variety of statewide and
regional partners. The conferences are part of Treasurer Mandel's
commitment to provide Ohioans with the knowledge they need to make more
informed personal finance decisions.
Courses that will be offered during
the day are Budgeting, Credit & Debt Management, Estate Planning,
Consumer Scams, Investments, NEW Student Funding & Debt Management, Retirement Planning and Social Security.
The event includes an
opening session and three breakout sessions taught by financial planning
experts. This half-day conference is presented from 8:00 am – 12:15 pm. (Registration opens 7:30 am).
** The State Treasurer’s office of Ohio, Community Education
Department is approved to issue certificates in compliance evidencing
completion of a personal financial management instructional course in
compliance with the Bankruptcy Code in all jurisdictions of Ohio,
Northern and Southern Districts. The debtor education coursework
(Budgeting and Credit & Debt Management) is approved by the United
States Trustee in accordance with 11 U.S.C. §111 and is designed to
assist bankruptcy debtors after bankruptcy in their understanding of
personal financial management, but does not constitute professional or
legal advice. Approved to issue certificates of completion of a personal
financial management instructional course in compliance with Bankruptcy
Code. Approval does not endorse or assure the quality of a Provider’s