SLATE Co-Sponsors 2015 Financial Planning Day

Hundreds of Certified Financial Planner volunteers will provide no-cost financial education and programming to communities nationwide

October 19, 2015 | 2 min reading time

This article is 7 years old. It was published on October 19, 2015.

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The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment(SLATE) Missouri Job Center and the U.S. Conference of Mayors along with the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards, the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Greater St. Louis, and the Foundation for Financial Planning, announce October 24, 2015 - a Financial Planning Day in St. Louis. Financial Planning Day is a nationwide campaign designed to involve city governments and thousands of financial planners to provide no-cost financial education and programs to communities throughout the U.S.

Through the initiative, on October 24, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., a Financial Education Workshop will be conducted at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, Student Center Building, Tower E, 5600 Oakland Ave., St. Louis.The workshop is designed to help all St. Louis residents receive sound financial advice regardless of age, job status or income. SLATE Executive Director, Michael Holmes, will be in attendance to welcome participants to the event.

Experienced Certified Financial PlannersTM from FPA, volunteering their services free of charge, will offer individuals one-on-one financial planning advice and money saving tips on surviving a job loss, saving for college, saving for retirement, life insurance coverage, budgeting and more.

Space is limited to 250 participants. Individuals planning on attending the workshop need to register online at or by phone at 877-861-7826. For more information, please email questions to

To help individuals find career opportunities, receive financial assistance for professional training or certification, prepare a resume or develop interviewing skills, obtain a GED or improve general aptitude test results, SLATE offers many workshops throughout the year, all of which are no cost. For additional information about services, programs and workshops offered to job seekers at SLATE Missouri Job Center, please visit our website, www.

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