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*NEW* Learning, Earning, and Investing for a New Generation

Date: Friday, October 4, 2013
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: McLean County Extension Office, Bloomington, IL 61704
Course Credits: 6 professional development credits (CPDUs)
Fee: Refundable registration fee of $25 required to guarantee a seat. Fee will be returned at the conference.

Susan King (217-333-0737; and Dr. Angela Lyons (217-244-2612;

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Interest rates are at record lows and the financial markets are at an all-time high. Where can investors look to put their money? How do they get started? How can they protect themselves and their investments? The theme of this year's conference is "How to Build Wealth in Today's Economy." The conference will showcase the exciting new curriculum Learning, Earning, and Investing for a New Generation and its companion website Gen i Revolution.

Guest speakers from industry, education, and government will present new technologies for teaching students and clients how to save and build wealth. The latest interactive learning platform, EverFi - Financial Literacy™, will be showcased. Also learn about new resources related to investment fraud and the role of the IL State Securities Department. Conference participants will receive *FREE* the LEIG curriculum, along with numerous hands-on activities and technologies to take back to their students and clients.

All participants will also receive *FREE* the Virtual Economics CD-Rom with over 1,400 economic and personal finance lessons.

Curricula resources are valued at over $150!

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Guest Speakers:

1. Julie Clark, Vice President of Bank Services, Illinois Bankers Association
2. Sean Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President, EverFi
3. Vickie Moseley, Manager of Registration & Licensing, Illinois Secretary of State Securities Dept

The U of I Center for Economic and Financial Education is a proud member of Illinois Joining Forces. Military personnel and others who are interested in disseminating and providing financial education to service members, veterans, and their families are especially welcome and will be given priority registration.

This training conference is made possible by the Council for Economic Education, in direct partnership with University of Illinois Extension and State Farm®.