Partnering with the Asset Independence Coalition, CEDAM will host Show Me the Money Day in Lansing on Saturday, January 29th, 2011 from 10AM – 4PM at the Capital Area District Library Downtown. See the event flier (PDF).
The event will offer participants free tax preparation for those generating an income of $49,000 and less, resources from various local financial institutions and nonprofits at a vendor cafe, and financial empowerment classes running all day.
The class schedule is as follows:
10:30 -10:45 Welcome (Eric Schertzing, Ingham County Treasurer; Amy Kraus, City of Lansing Treasurer)
11:00 -11:30 Do You Have What It Takes to be an Entrepreneur? (Peggy Vaughn-Payne, NorthWest Initiative)
11:45 -12:15 Foreclosure Prevention (Denise Keiser, Center for Financial Health)
12:30 – 1:00 Get Smart About Credit (Jamecia Gordon, Flagstar Bank)
1:15 -1:45 How to Cut Your Grocery Bill (Amber Paxton, Asset Independence Coalition)
2:00 -2:30 Unique Opportunities to Save (Amber Paxton, Asset Independence Coalition; Megan Kursik, CEDAM)
Prize drawings will be held throughout the day for $50 U.S. Savings Bonds, gas cards, and more! The event is designed to connect Lansing area residents with opportunities to save and build wealth and is being held in conjunction with National EITC Awareness Day. For more information, please contact Amber Paxton at 517-256-1466 or Megan Kursik at 517-485-3588×1942.
A list of January and February financial events throughout Michigan may be found online at the bottom of the www.michiganeic.org/taxpayers page.
Here is a quick announcement from WLNS News about Show Me the Money Day: