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Thursday, April 18, 2013 - Get ‘Money Smart’ With Walsh

Troy, MI, April 18, 2013   Walsh College participate in the nationwide “Money Smart Week” April 20-27, 2013 ,with a series of free seminars directed at making educated and informed financial decisions.The event will be held at their Troy, Mich. campus, 3838 Livernois Road, between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads.

Topics that will be covered during the week include “Portfolio Management and Investing in Light of the Current Market Environment,” and “Investment Decisions in Volatile Times.”

John A. Moore, Ph.D., CPA,  Walsh College associate professor of finance and economics, will give a presentation on Tuesday, April 23, from 5:15 - 6 p.m., in Room 112 on the basics of “Portfolio Management and Investing in Light of the Current Market Environment.” Dr. Moore is a frequent radio and television commentator on the economy, stock market, Federal Reserve, and real estate.

Paul E. Housey, CPA, CFP®, president of the Financial Planning Group Snook Housey Advisors, Inc., will discuss “Investment Decisions in Volatile Times” on April 24 at noon in the Walsh College auditorium, room 199. Attendees will learn how to build an asset allocation, calculate their retirement number, and make better decisions with their money.

“These seminars will help educate everyone in the community, from small business owners to individual families, about their finances and how to plan for the future,” says Nancy Brzozowski, Walsh College Library Director and organizer of Money Smart Week at Walsh College.

Each seminar is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, visit walshcollege.edu/portfoliomanagement and walshcollege.edu/investmentdecisions

Money Smart Week is coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the American Library Association, and a number of partner organizations. All events are free for consumers who want to learn more about managing their personal finances. The State of Michigan will host more than 125 free classes and events during the week. It is designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Once a year, these groups come together and stress the importance of financial matters, teach consumers financial literacy as well as where they can go to find help.

WALSH COLLEGE

Founded in 1922, Walsh College (walshcollege.edu) is a private, non-profit all-business college that is one of Michigan’s largest graduate schools of business. Walsh prepares graduates for successful business careers through a curriculum integrating real-world application and business theory. Faculty members are dedicated teachers who also possess professional business experience. Degrees at the bachelor and master levels are offered in business disciplines ranging from accounting and business administration to information assurance and taxation, in the classroom and online. Professional certificate programs are also offered.

CONTACT
Nancy Brzozowski/ Walsh College Library Director/ nbrzozow@walshcollege.edu/ 248.823.1254

Walsh College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (www.ncahlc.org; phone: 312-263-0456). Specific degree programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org).

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