DAYTON, OHIO, September 23, 2010—Your Better Business Bureau, the Ohio Treasurer of State, Friendship Village and a multitude of other agencies have joined forces to promote financial independence and stability during Protect Your Identity Week. They invite you to kick off the week at…
Financial Fair For Seniors
Monday, October 18, 1 – 4 p.m.
(Panel Discussion 1 – 2 p.m.; Expo 2 – 4 p.m.)
Friendship Village, 5790 Denlinger Rd., Dayton
At this free event, a variety of agencies will be on hand to distribute tips and resources on financial planning and money management so you can make the most of your assets. In addition to your BBB and the Ohio Treasurer of State’s Office, a variety of agencies will be participating in a panel discussion on financial issues and an expo, including:
• Consumer Credit Counseling Service
• Ohio Attorney General’s Office
• Ohio Department of Insurance
• Social Security Administration
• Ohio State University Extension
Mark your calendars and plan to attend to get insight from experts in the field.
About Your BBB Serving Dayton and the Miami Valley
Your BBB, the leader in advancing marketplace trust, is an unbiased nonprofit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. Your BBB provides objective advice, free business BBB Reliability ReportsTM and charity BBB Wise Giving ReportsTM, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, your BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution support for consumers and businesses when there is difference in viewpoints. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, 125 BBBs serve communities across the U.S. and Canada, evaluating and monitoring more than four million local and national businesses and charities. Please visit www.bbb.org for more information about your BBB.
About the Ohio Treasurer of State’s Office
Ohio Treasurer Kevin L. Boyce wants you to build a well-rounded financial future by learning how to save money and protect your assets. Treasurer Boyce recommends visiting the Ohio Treasury’s website at www.ohiotreasurer.gov to research free financial advice. You can find information on managing credit and debt, credit scores, identity theft, savings accounts, financial calculators and the Treasury’s free financial education conferences. Plus, read about free money-saving programs the Treasury offers to all Ohioans, such as Launch Into Life and saveNOW. The mission of the Ohio Treasury is to protect and invest state funds while providing innovative financial education and resources, empowering Ohioans to make smart money choices.
About Friendship Village
Friendship Village Retirement Community has been proudly serving the Miami Valley and senior adults for 36 years in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Center. This comprehensive and vibrant campus prides itself in bringing informative speakers not only for their residents but also by bringing this information to all area seniors. Keeping seniors informed in the ever changing society is a goal and a passion at Friendship Village. This continuum of care community will be adding a state of the art addition to the Health Center in 2011.