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Award-Winning Author, Laura D. Adams, to Keynote the 2012 Annual Conference on Financial Education

The Institute for Financial Literacy announced today the keynote speaker for the 2012 Annual Conference on Financial Education; issued request for speaker proposals for the general session and concurrent session tracks.

 
PRLog - Nov. 2, 2011 - SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine -- South Portland, ME – The Institute for Financial Literacy (www.FinancialLit.org), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling, announced today that award-winning author and noted money expert Laura D. Adams will headline its 7th Annual Conference on Financial Education™ by delivering the keynote address on April 19, 2012. The Institute’s Annual Conference is being held April 18-20, 2012 at the Caribe Royale, in Orlando, FL.

The Institute also announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for the Conference. Speaking opportunities exist for the general session and three tracks focusing on children K-12, adults 18 and over and military/public servants. Individuals interested in speaking should complete a speaker proposal which can be found at www.ACFEonline.org and submit before Dec. 2, 2011. Speaker selection will be made in December.

The Annual Conference on Financial Education was established by the Institute in 2006 to promote the effective delivery of consumer financial products, services and education by hosting a national event for professionals providing these services. In addition to being a valuable networking event for financial educators, the Conference serves as a showcase for financial education success stories, offering attendees proven strategies, tips and techniques to achieve intended outcomes, funding goals and program sustainability. This year’s Conference is expected to draw more than 250 financial educators.

“We are pleased to announce that Laura Adams will deliver the keynote address at our 2012 Annual Conference on Financial Education,” said Leslie E. Linfield, Executive Director and Founder of the Institute for Financial Literacy. “Laura is a dynamic, insightful and engaging speaker who has a real gift for helping people build wealth and thrive in their life and work.”  

Laura Adams is a personal finance expert, education advocate, new media enthusiast, and author. Her most recent book, Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich, was published by St. Martin’s Press and won the prestigious “EIFLE” Award for Excellence in Financial Literacy Education in 2011.

Laura is the host of the Money Girl podcast, a weekly top-10 business show on iTunes with over 500,000 downloads per month. She is a freelance writer, blogger, and trainer who is frequently featured in the media. She works with clients as a financial coach and leads online educational programs. In addition, Laura is a Certified Personal Finance Counselor with the Center for Financial Certifications and received an M.B.A. from the University of Florida.

“As an educator working to improve financial literacy, I am honored to have been selected to deliver the keynote address at the upcoming Annual Conference on Financial Education,” said Laura D. Adams. “This Conference is an incredibly valuable event that will inform attendees about the state of the industry, provide them the opportunity to learn from other attendees and inspire them to educate in innovative ways."

For registration, hotel reservations, exhibit availability and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.ACFEonline.org or call (207) 221-3663.

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About the Annual Conference on Financial Education
The Annual Conference on Financial Education™ promotes the effective delivery of consumer financial products, services and education by hosting a national event for professionals providing these services. The Conference is a showcase for financial education success stories, offering attendees proven strategies, tips and techniques to achieve intended outcomes, funding goals and program sustainability. For more information about the Annual Conference on Financial Education, please visit www.ACFEonline.org or call 207-221-3663.

About the Institute for Financial Literacy
The Institute for Financial Literacy is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling. As a national authority on adult financial education, the Institute advances professionalism and effectiveness in the field of financial literacy by setting the National Standards for Adult Financial Literacy Education™, hosting the Annual Conference on Financial Education™, presenting the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE)™ Awards, maintaining the Library of Personal Finance™, and administering the Center for Financial Certifications®, Council on Financial Education Accreditation™, Center for Consumer Financial Research™ and Center for Consumer Financial Education™. For more information about the Institute, visit www.FinancialLit.org or call 207-221-3663.

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