MADISON — Asset Builders of America, Inc., with many sponsors and community partners, will present the 12th annual Madison Money Conference on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Madison College/MATC (Truax Campus). Registration and breakfast begins at 8 a.m., with the program lasting from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The conference is a nonprofit event for the entire family. There is no selling or pressure to buy any financial products.
“The conference offers high-quality education in an unbiased and fun atmosphere,” said Richard Entenmann, Asset Builders’ executive director. “Things that people learn here can have significant ‘pocket-book’ results in the short term, and can lead to higher net worth and income levels in the future.”
The conference keynote speakers will include:
• Ann McNeill, president/CEO of MCO Construction, which is the first African American female owned construction company in Florida and
• Ionnie McNeill, a recent graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC, an expert on youth investing, and a published author.
The conference offers detailed instruction in 18 separate one-hour classroom sessions for adults, on topics such as “How to Read Your Credit Report and Improve Your Credit Score,” “Grow Your Green (Budget Basics),” “Homeownership 101,” “Love & Money: A Relationship Challenge, Can a Woman's Retirement Last a Lifetime?;” and “Meals in a Flash for Less Cash.” Age-appropriate classes for students ages 6 and older are included. The conference also features:
• childcare for a limited number of children between 2 and 6 (reservations necessary)
• three workshops in Spanish
• continental breakfast
• a free copy of each participant’s credit report (we’ll show you how to obtain it!)
• the opportunity to participate in a one-on-one session with a credit expert
• door prizes throughout the day.
Advance registration is $3 for adults and $1 for youth between the ages of 6 and 18. Registration at the door is $5 for adults and $2 for youth between the ages of 6 and 18.
Asset Builders of America, Inc. is a Wisconsin non-profit organization with a mission of promoting financial education and wealth-building strategies to enhance the quality of life of low-income youth, families and communities, and recently won its third Governor’s Financial Literacy Award for its outstanding work in promoting financial literacy in Wisconsin. See www.assetbuilders.org.
For more information and to register, call Richard Entenmann of Asset Builders at 663 6332.