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For Immediate Release
November 21, 2006 Contact: Charles Evenson
608:266-2026

Second Annual Racine/Kenosha Money ConferenceTM

Follows on Heels of Successful Money Smart Week Wisconsin

(Madison)The second annual Racine/Kenosha Money ConferenceTM features financial education sessions for citizens of all ages. The event will be held Saturday, December 2, at Gateway Technical College Racine Campus from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The Money ConferenceTM is a full day financial education conference for adults and families that includes age-appropriate sessions for youth as young as six. The conference features national speakers and nearly 25 one-hour classroom sessions presented in English and Spanish. The Money ConferenceTM is now held in six locations throughout Wisconsin and there are plans to bring the Conference to additional communities in the future.

Age-appropriate sessions for youth include:

• Dollars and Sense
• A Day in the Life of Your Financial Future
• The Money Game

Highlights of the adult sessions include:

• How to Read Your Credit Report and Improve Your Credit Score
• Home Ownership 101
• The Cash Flow Game

Asset Builders of America, Inc. produces the Money ConferenceTM in cooperation with several sponsors and partners, including the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI.)

Registration fees (that include meals) are $5.00 for adults and $2.50 for youth when pre-registered prior to the conference and $7.00 for adults and $3.00 when registering at the door. There is a family rate of $10 for families of four or more. Free childcare is available for children ages two through six.

A downloadable pre-registration form is available from the DFI website www.wdfi.org or from the Asset Builders of America website www.assetbuilders.org. For more information contact Richard Entenmann of Asset Builders toll free at: 866-304-6896 or Beverlee Baker of UW Extension at 262-886-8460.