sponsored by Neighbors and Investar

A Financial Education Event

Planning – Spending – Credit – Investing – Consumer Fraud

Saturday, October 5th, 2013
9:00 am – 2:30 pm (Registration 8:15 am)

Pennington Conference Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge


We invite everyone in the community to join us for a financial education event designed to answer consumers' questions about planning and spending, credit, investing, and consumer fraud.


Michelle Singletary

Special Guest Speaker, Michelle Singletary

Michelle is a nationally syndicated columnist for The Washington Post.  Her award-winning column, "The Color of Money," is carried in over 100 newspapers, including The Advocate.  Her personal brand of collected wisdom and rigorously tested financial strategies motivate listeners and provides true insight into the world of personal finance.

Michelle Singletary will provide opening remarks then lead the budgeting and debt reduction workshop.  Understanding credit reports, credit scores and how to build credit will be led by Layne McDaniel of Noesis Data, an Equifax partner.  Eric Hebert with SWBC Investment Services will share the basics of investing, then Joshua Hollins with the Office of the Attorney General will conduct the consumer fraud and identity theft workshop. 


The Money Matters event was developed to answer consumers’ questions on a variety of financial issues we all face daily. Share this event with your friends, neighbors, relatives and coworkers. Registration is only $10.

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