COLUMBUS - State Treasurer of Ohio Josh Mandel’s office recently participated in three local personal finance seminars across Ohio designed to help give citizens tools to take better control of their finances.
“Helping Ohio’s citizens gain greater financial independence through education and outreach is an important mission of the Ohio Treasury,” said Treasurer Mandel. “It’s important that Ohioans are equipped with tools to manage their finances and plan for a successful future. Programs such as Seniors & Money and Women’s Financial Toolkit provide valuable resources and encourage discussion on strategies to help Ohio residents work towards reaching their goals.”
The Ohio Treasurer’s Seniors & Money workshop was held in Sandusky, Ohio, on Thursday, September 22. This Seniors & Money workshop was designed to help Ohio’s seniors, and those nearing retirement, make the most of their money through proper budgeting and credit & debt management. Serving Our Seniors, an Erie County nonprofit organization dedicated to helping seniors maintain their independence, sponsored this event with the Treasurer’s office.
The Ohio Treasurer’s office participated in the 3rd Annual Women’s Financial Toolkit in Mansfield, Ohio, on Wednesday, September 21. Over 100 women attended this event, where they learned information on a variety of different topics, including identity theft and scams and consumer protection. The Treasurer’s office was on hand to provide personal finance tips and financial literacy resources for participants.
The Treasurer’s office led two Seniors & Money workshops in Pomeroy, Ohio, on Tuesday, September 20. These events were held in partnership with Farmers Bank and the Middleburg Church of Christ. These Seniors & Money workshops focused on protecting Ohio’s seniors from scams and fraud.
For more information on upcoming financial education programs in your area or to view additional financial education resources please visit www.OhioTreasurer.gov/Financial_Education, join us at www.facebook.com/SmartMoneyChoices or call: 1-800-228-1102, Option 1.