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Be a 'Money Smarty Night' on July 23

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Kelly Masters, Federal Reserve Smart Money Week Chairwoman, Michigan joins Murray Feldman for on Fox 2's Money Monday to promote an investor education event taking place on July 23.

Details from Masters:

What?    A fun and educational night out at the movies, on the house!

When?   Tuesday, July 23rd; 6:00pm check-in; arrival no later than 6:15pm (show starts promptly at 6:30).

Where? The Phoenix Theatre, on 6 Mile Road just east of I-275 in Livonia, behind the Laurel Park Place (mall)

How?     Open to the first 300 people who register by email or phone: InvestorEducationInfo@gmail.com   or   248.417.8164

We all remember the direction and advice our parents gave us.  Most of us remember the top things they'd repeat over and over again, like ‘Look both ways before crossing the street.' They repeated them because they were the most important, either to protect us, or to move us forward in life.] 

The theme of Be A Money Smarty Night @ The Phoenix is advice, direction and protection for Michigan consumers covering four important financial parts of our lives.   Four recognized money ‘smarties'  were asked this:  If you could tell Michigan consumers only 10 things, what would they be? 

So,

  1. What would the MI Dept. of Attorney General tell you about identity theft?  What they say may be surprising – and unsettling.
  2. What would Michigan State University Extension say about credit and debt?  Get clear, easy-to-follow action items and on-line resources.
  3. From a consumer protection standpoint, what do we need to know before purchasing annuity or long-term care insurance products? 
  4. What do we need to know about financial services providers? and,
  5. If we had a checklist to help us gain and keep control over our financial-related matters, what would be on that list?

The Opportunity

Up to 300 people can get the inside scoop and participate in this in-person movie event on Tuesday, July 23rd at The Phoenix Theatre.  Attendees will receive free admission and viewing of The Program, have access to the featured experts to ask their own questions in a no-pressure and educational environment, and receive a complimentary DVD of the 60-minute Be A Money Smarty program to take home!

This program is free to attend and free from sales pitches. Open to the first 300 people who register by email or phone.  Provide your first and last name, email address or phone number: InvestorEducationInfo@gmail.com or  248.417.8164

The Background 

The Federal Reserve Bank's overarching Money Smart Week™ program – Be A Money Smarty (The Program) – will be shown on the big screen free of charge on Tuesday, July 23rd at The Phoenix Theatre, at Laurel Park Place in Livonia Michigan, conveniently accessible from I-275 and I-96. 

Created and hosted by ‘leading man,' Mark Robinson CIMA® AIFA®, this 60 minute program was delivered live, in-person a dozen times in April, during the Federal Reserve Bank's Money Smart Week™ initiative.  The Program received tremendously positive reactions from consumers and the media alike – and is now being shown on the big screen!

In a fast-paced and entertaining program, 4 recognized experts – or "smarties" as we call them – deliver their top money tips in under 15 minutes.

Featured experts from

  • Michigan State University Extension,
  • the Michigan Department of Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division,
  • and New England Financial-a MetLife Company,
  • joined financial and retirement planning expert Mark Robinson. 

Real-life questions from consumers round out the 60 minute program.

The Program covers four of the most frequently asked about financial-related topics, including

  1. credit and debt,
  2. financial scams, fraud and identity theft,
  3. annuities and long-term care, and
  4. getting control over personal finances to plan for and/or enjoy retirement.


 

 

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