• Portage County Financial Wellness Fair

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    Name: Portage County Financial Wellness Fair
    Date: November 16, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    The Portage County Financial Wellness Fair is a free opportunity for residents to improve their knowledge and skills in managing their financial resources – and have fun doing it! The half-day event will center on free half-hour classes on pertinent financial topics, like budgeting, retirement, long-term care insurance, paying for college, credit management, and much more. 
    Attendees will receive one entry each for a raffle of donated items just for attending, and one additional entry for each class they attend over the course of the morning. The event will also feature a community expo area for local financial service providers to share more information about their products.  It’s a low-stress way of learning more about important financial topics.
    Target Event Audience
    This event is meant for all area residents with an interest in improving their financial positions – regardless of income, age, or other outside factors.
    Potential and Previous Class Topics Include:
    Budgeting – The ABCs of Money Management
    Credit – Credit Scores and What They Mean
    College – Planning and Paying for College
    Crisis Management – Preparing For and Surviving Financial Emergencies
    Estate Planning – Documents Everyone Needs
    Financial Planning – 5 Myths About Financial Planning (and How To Plan Around Them)
    Health Care – Medicare Basics and The Affordable Care Act
    Housing – First-Time Homebuyer Dos and Don’ts
    Insurance – What Insurances Do I Really Need? (Auto/Home/Life, LTC, etc.)
    Insurance – Individual Health Insurance Options “What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You”
    Investing – Investment Basics
    Jobs – Job Hunt Resources, Tips and Tricks
    Kids – Teaching Kids Good Financial Habits
    Records – Financial Record Keeping Basics
    Seniors – Long-Term Care Insurance and Senior Planning
    Stocks – Nuts and Bolts
    Taxes (Property) – Introduction and Tax Reduction Programs
    Women’s Finance – Empowering Women Economically
    Young Adults – Financial Tips for Young Professionals and Early Career
    Ravenna High School
    6589 N Chestnut Road
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, November 16th
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Bard Cromes, Portage County Treasurer 330-297-3586
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