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.
Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati is asking Governor Wolf to start freezing program spending due to a lack of revenue package as Pennsylvania deficit-strapped state government soon will not be able to pay every bill on time. Since the 2008 recession, the state Treasury has repeatedly supplied cash infusions into the depleted bank account, but Scarnati calls it irresponsible to borrow more money while the state government lacks a balanced budget nearly two months into the fiscal year, and unconstitutional to spend it.
Will the strategy outlined by President Donald Trump lead to a military victory in Afghanistan?