How to Get Free Financial Advice From Experts
If you need help with your personal finances, you may be able to take advantage of free assistance as part of the Financial Planning Days initiative.
Experts from the Financial Planning Association and certified financial planners are providing one-on-one counseling and classroom-style presentations in 20 cities across the U.S. this fall. The program -- which was created by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, the Financial Planning Association, the Foundation for Financial Planning and the U.S. Conference of Mayors -- aims solely to help people in need of financial guidance. The volunteer financial planners will not be selling products or services at the free events. (Kiplinger's is the official media sponsor of Financial Planning Days).
For a list of cities and dates where the events will be held, visit the Financial Planning Days Web site. You can register for an event online, or call 877-861-7826 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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