Giannoulias to Present ‘Recession-Proof Your Finances’


State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Matteson, IL—(ENEWSPF)— Illinois State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias will host a free financial literacy conference for south suburban women Thursday, June 12 at the Holiday Inn Matteson Hotel and Conference Center, 500 Holiday Plaza Dr.

The event, Recession-Proof Your Finances, will feature Treasurer Giannoulias as the keynote speaker and Gwendolyn Kirkland, a registered investment advisor for Kirkland, Turnbo and Associates, will give plenary remarks.

Presenters will discuss ways to manage your debt, understand your credit, and save and invest in a bear market.

Check-in for the free event will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Smart Women Smart Money conference will follow from 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

The Matteson conference is sponsored by Dollars and Sense Inc., a non-profit organization, and Com-Ed. This event will be co-hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. For more information or to register for this event, contact Barbara Chalko at (312) 814-4338 or Alan Banks at (312) 814-1231.

Registration forms can be found online at www.treasurer.il.gov under the Smart Women Smart Money link.

Pre-registration is required.