Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Money Matters 2013
The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities along with AARP Pennsylvania invite area residents to "Money Matters 2013" on April 30th beginning at 6 p.m. Learn about building personal wealth, developing and maintaining your retirement nest egg, and avoiding financial fraud. Money Matters is a free, educational event but registration is required. Location is the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township. Washington Post syndicated columnist and personal finance expert Michelle Singletary is the keynote speaker. Money Matters, now in its 10th year, is open to the general public. Consumers of all ages and all levels of financial knowledge are encouraged to attend. Complimentary refreshments and appetizers will be provided throughout the evening. This is not a sales event. Reserve your seat for this free event online at www.dobs.state.pa.us or call 1-800-PA-BANKS (1-800-722-2657). Check-in starts at 5:30 p.m.
Former Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging congressional Republicans to "have some courage" and hold town halls, after Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert referenced her and 24 others being shot at a constituent meeting in 2011 as his explanation for not having one. Gohmert, contends leftist groups, some with violent strains, are preying on public meetings wreaking havoc and threatening public safety. Giffords scoffed at the notion stating Congress has a civic obligation to represent and listen to concerned citizens by holding town halls.
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