Free Financial Presentations by NAPFA

There is a free offer that everyone should know about. The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors is providing free monthly educational presentations about personal finance to the public.

“The Basics of Investments” is the next presentation and will be on December 4th from 10 to 11 am. Most people have read about stocks and bonds or have heard people talk about them but this is the opportunity to get the basics about what they are, how they operate, risks associated with each and what might be appropriate for you.

Future topics include:

  • Advanced investment concepts – January 8, 2010
  • Managing your 401(k) – February 5, 2010
  • Leaving a legacy – March 5, 2010
  • Women and money – April 2, 2010
  • Financial planning and small business owners – May 6, 2010
  • Your retirement- June 4, 2010
  • Financial windfalls – July 1, 2010

The presentations are in the “webinar” form. This involves watching a presentation on the computer while listening to the presentation on the telephone. Each monthly session is one hour in length and contains a formal 40-minute presentation and 20-minute Q&A opportunity. To register for the meeting log on to the NAPFA web site at http://www.napfa.org/ then click on the “Consumer Webinar” logo on the right. It is as easy as that.

The Consumer Webinar Series is designed to help consumers across the country better understand personal financial matters. Each session will be led by a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor who commits to the highest of standards in the financial planning industry. Many of the instructors are authors, educators and leaders in the industry. The advisers will bring their knowledge and experience to the seminars.

The Consumer Webinar Series sessions are FREE and held monthly. Each is web-based to make “attending” easy no matter if you live in Boston or Los Angeles. Each session is held live but are also recorded and available in the Archived Sessions section on the NAPFA website. The public is encouraged to register for the live sessions as there is an opportunity to ask any related financial questions you may have.

NAPFA is an organization of 1000 financial planners from around the country that work with clients to improve their financial lives by making better decisions and without selling investments or insurance.

This article is for informational purposes and should not be taken as legal, tax or investment advice.

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