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ASEC Partner Updates
NOMINATIONS FOR FINRA'S KETCHUM PRIZE
November 28, 2016. The FINRA Foundation invites nominations for the Ketchum Prize for outstanding service and research to advance investor protection and financial capability. Nominations are due March 1, 2017.
November 10, 2016. The District of Columbia Financial Literacy Council (DCFLC) will hold a meeting on November 17. RSVP information and agenda items are included.
SIGN UP FOR AMERICA SAVES WEEK 2017
November 8, 2016. America Saves announces the link to sign up for America Save Week: February 27 - March 4, 2017.
DURING OPEN ENROLLMENT, BE OPEN TO RETIREMENT SAVING OPPORTUNITIES
October 26, 2016. A new savings-related article focusing on Open Enrollment and retirement saving opportunities has been uploaded to the FINRA site.
FINRA CONFERENCE ON THE STATE OF FINANCIAL FRAUD IN AMERICA
October 12, 2016. FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the Stanford Center on Longevity announce the Financial fraud research conference and discussion.
AAII PROMOTES TREASURY myRA PROGRAM
July 17, 2016. The DC Metro Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors promoted the new Treasury program developed to remove common barriers to saving and to give people a simple, safe, affordable saving option.
FINRA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF 2015 NFCS
July 12, 2016. FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center released the 2015 National Financial Capability Study, which is aimed at monitoring and better understanding financial capability in America.
AAII DC METRO JULY 2016 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
July 8, 2016. Learn the three essential skills required to sell call and put options in a low-risk manner at the July 16 meeting of the American Association of Individual Investors DC Metro Chapter Meeting.
DEMYSTIFYING SOCIAL SECURITY SUMMER ACADEMY
July 7, 2016. The National Academy of Social Insurance hosting a day-long seminar, Demystifying Social Security, designed to give interns and young professionals an opportunity to learn more about Social Security.
AFCPE HOSTS WEBINAR FOR COACHING PROGRAM
July 7, 2016. Learn how to earn the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education financial coach certification. The certification program is designed to provide skills and techniques to help improve client coaching.
WISER FORUM IN JUNE ON MILLENNIAL PERSPECTIVE
May 16, 2016. The annual WISER Forum, to be held June 28, will include the millennial perspective to provide an intergeneration discussion on retirement solutions.
AII PRESENTS FINDING A STOCK WINNER
May 2, 2016. The DC Metro Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors to host a seminar on using computerized stock screening systems and reducing a large group of stocks into prospects that match your investment style.
FLEC SEEKS COMMENTS ON 2011 STRATEGY UPDATE
April 14, 2016. The Financial Literacy Education Commission is seeking public comments on its proposed National Strategy Update, specifically as it reflects current research and practice and if any other elements should be included.
AII PRESENTS MONEY SMARTS TALK
April 13, 2016. The DC Metro Chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors to host a seminar on financially thriving throughout your life with observations and suggestions from Jonathan Pond.
CFTC ANNOUNCES SMARTCHECK WEEK
April 8, 2016. The Commodities Futures Trading Commission held its annual SmartCheck Week designed to encourage individuals to check the backgrounds of their financial advisors at least once a year.
CFPB ANNOUNCES NEW MONEY AS YOU GROW RESOURCE
March 17, 2016. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released the new Money As You Grow Resource designed to give parents and caregivers tools to help teach their children healthy money habits.
FTC CHANGES IDENTIFY THEFT PROGRAM
February 26, 2016. The Federal Trade Commission announces enhancements to https://www.identitytheft.gov/, the federal government’s free one-stop website to help people fix problems caused by identify theft.
15-WEEK AMERICA SAVES CHALLENGE BEGINS FEB. 21
February 23, 2016. The Cooperative Extension at Rutgers University launched a savings challenge designed to incentivize Americans to save $300 in 15-weeks.
NEW RESOURCE FOR BUYING MUNICIPAL BONDS
February 22, 2016. The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) has produced a new resource to help investors when they want to buy or sell municipal bonds - Ways to Buy Municipal Bonds.
SOCIAL INSURANCE ACADEMY HOSTS TWITTER CHAT
February 18, 2016. The National Academy for Social Insurance hosts a Twitter chat on issues such as retirement saving strategies, Social Security and advantages of waiting to take benefits. #ItPays2Wait
WISER SPONSORS iOME (I OWE ME) CHALLENGE
February 16, 2016. The iOme challenge invites student teams to write an essay and produce a video on the impact of financial security in retirement and the larger issue of its effect on society’s economic wellbeing.
TAX TIME IS A GREAT TIME FOR SAVING WITH myRA
January 19, 2016. Learn how the U.S. Treasury Department is helping individuals save for retirement during the tax season with their myRA program.