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Financial Literacy Conference at the Chicago Fed

Date: Friday, July 9, 2010
Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fee: Free event. Registration is required to guarantee seat.
Travel Support: $25 transportation subsidy is available for full-day teacher attendees. An additional $25 transportation subsidy is available for full-day teacher attendees who mention this ad. To receive the additional stipend, you must register in advance using the following code:


Contact: Dr. Helen Roberts (312-413-3599;

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This summer learn about financial literacy at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago! Consumers are facing record levels of debt, low savings rates, and rising unemployment! Now more than ever it is critical that young adults have a fundamental understanding of personal finance. This conference will link the latest in financial literacy curriculum to developments in financial markets with industry speakers. A series of breakout sessions will introduce teachers to leading personal finance curriculum. Guest speakers from the financial industry will also discuss real-world financial issues and what consumers need to know to create long-run financial security.

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This training conference is sponsored by the UIC Center for Economic Education, the U of I Center for Economic and Financial Education, and Econ Illinois. The event is made possible with generous support from the Council for Economic Education and Citi Foundation.