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Event DateTimeEventCounty
Tuesday
02/26/2019
9:30 AM
to
10:30 AM
STaRT (Start Today and Retire Tomorrow)
ARCIL of Hazleton
8 W BROAD ST
HAZLETON, PA  18201
MOST Americans are NOT saving enough for retirement! MANY are NOT saving anything at all! STaRT is a "non-commercial" program, offered by the PA Department of Banking and Securities, which discusses retirement planning. The goal is to help you determine what your retirement goals are and how to help you get there. No matter where you are in the timeline for retirement, know that it’s never too late to start. That’s why we call this “Start Today and Retire Tomorrow.” While national statistics are not always positive – they indicate most of us are not saving enough for the futures we want tomorrow. The good news is that if we make changes today, we can create a better tomorrow
LUZERNE
Tuesday
02/26/2019
10:30 AM
to
11:30 AM
Fraud BINGO
ARCIL of Hazleton
8 W BROAD ST,
HAZLETON, PA  18201
Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars! Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money....such as working adults and seniors! This is a fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud.
Wednesday
02/27/2019
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
NOTE Open To Staff
Fraud BINGO
PA Office of Administration, Public Safety HR Delivery Center
1920 TECHNOLOGY PARKWAY
MECHANICSBURG, PA  17050
Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars! Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money....such as working adults! This is a fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud.
CUMBERLAND
Friday
03/01/2019
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Creating Spending Plans - A road map to your financial goals
Webinar
Creating a Spending Plan focuses on the need for a spending plan so that people can achieve their financial goals. We discuss the differences between wants and needs; setting “SMART” goals; creating a spending plan; putting the plan into action; as well as periodically reviewing goals and spending plans to ensure that you can stay on track.
Monday
03/04/2019
11:00 AM
to
3:00 PM
National Consumer Protection Week - Community Expo
Cornwall Manor - Freeman Community Center
1 BOYD ST
CORNWALL, PA  
A community expo provides resources and information that may allow consumers to live a more active lifestyle. Expos are free to the public and no registration is required. Many offer refreshments, free health screenings, and contacts with many vendors who offer resources and materials. The Department of Banking and Securities provides consumer protection, financial education, and investor education materials and publications free of charge.
LEBANON
Monday
03/04/2019
4:30 PM
to
5:30 PM
Banking Basics
Pocono Alliance - Hughes Public Library
1002 N 9TH ST.
STROUDSBURG, PA  18360
This presentation is an overview of how banks and credit unions work. We also discuss the differences between types of accounts; the importance of balancing accounts; what to do if you have had banking issues in the past; what types of questions you should ask before opening and account; and what deposit insurance does and does not cover.
MONROE
Monday
03/04/2019
5:30 PM
to
6:30 PM
Spending Plans
Pocono Alliance - Hughes Public Library
1002 N 9TH ST.
STROUDSBURG, PA  18360
This presentation focuses on the need for a spending plan so that people can achieve their financial goals. We discuss the differences between wants and needs; setting SMART goals; creating a spending plan; putting the plan into action; as well as periodically reviewing goals and spending plans in order to ensure that you can stay on track.
MONROE
Monday
03/04/2019
6:30 PM
to
7:30 PM
Preparing For a Big Purchase
Pocono Alliance - Hughes Public Library
1002 N 9TH ST
STROUDSBURG, PA  18360
This presentation focuses on the financial issues of buying a new car or a new home. We discuss the importance of your credit report, as well as the impact of the new purchase on your other financial obligations.
MONROE
Tuesday
03/05/2019
3:00 PM
to
4:00 PM
Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft
PA CareerLink York County
841 VOGELSONG RD
YORK, PA  17404
This presentation takes a look at ways peoples identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We review common scams and frauds and discuss
YORK
Wednesday
03/06/2019
8:00 AM
to
9:30 AM
NOTE Open To Chamber Members
Cybersecurity
Manheim Chamber of Commerce
15 E HIGH ST.
MANHEIM, PA  17545
Whether you are young or old, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely.
LANCASTER
Thursday
03/07/2019
4:30 PM
to
5:30 PM
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Pocono Alliamce - Hughes Public Library
1002 N 9TH ST
STROUDSBURG, PA  18360
This presentation takes a look at ways peoples identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We review common scams and frauds and discuss
MONROE
Thursday
03/07/2019
5:30 PM
to
6:30 PM
Cybersecurity
Pocono Alliamce - Hughes Public Library
1002 N 9TH ST.
STROUDSBURG, PA  18360
Whether you are young or old, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely.
MONROE
Thursday
03/07/2019
6:30 PM
to
7:30 PM
Fraud BINGO
Pocono Alliamce - Hughes Public Library
1002 N 9TH ST
STROUDSBURG, PA  18360
A fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money!
MONROE
Friday
03/08/2019
11:00 AM
to
3:00 PM
National Consumer Protection Week - Consumer Expo
Masonic Village - Brossman Ballroom
1 MASONIC DR
ELIZABETHTOWN, PA  
A community expo provides resources and information that may allow consumers to live a more active lifestyle. Expos are free to the public and no registration is required. Many offer refreshments, free health screenings, and contacts with many vendors who offer resources and materials. The Department of Banking and Securities provides consumer protection, financial education, and investor education materials and publications free of charge.
LANCASTER
Tuesday
03/12/2019
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
NOTE Open To Employees
Fraud BINGO
Benco Dental
295 CENTERPOINT BOULEVARD, PITTSTON, PA 18640
PITTSTON, PA  18640
A fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money!
LUZERNE
Tuesday
03/12/2019
2:00 PM
to
3:00 PM
NOTE Open To Employees
Fraud BINGO
Benco Dental
295 CENTERPOINT BOULEVARD
PITTSTON, PA  18640
A fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money!
LUZERNE
Wednesday
03/13/2019
9:30 AM
to
10:30 AM
NOTE Open To DCED Employees
Investing 101
DCED "Coffee Break" session
400 N ST 4
HARRISBURG, PA  17120
DAUPHIN
Thursday
03/14/2019
6:30 PM
to
7:30 PM
NOTE Open To Members of Support Circles
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Support Circles of Chambersburg
KING STREET CHURCH AT 162 EAST KING STREET
CHAMBERSBURG, PA  
This presentation takes a look at ways peoples identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We review common scams and frauds and discuss
FRANKLIN
Friday
03/15/2019
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
NOTE Open to students
Save and Invest PA! - College Edition
Penn State Harrisburg - Library 205A
Students learn basics of setting financial goals by discussing the importance of saving and investing. We cover differences between saving and investing; an introduction to types of investing -stocks, mutual funds, bonds, CD’s; and long-term savings goals. Videos and examples are carefully chosen so students can relate to materials.
DAUPHIN
Friday
03/15/2019
2:00 PM
to
4:00 PM
Fraud BINGO
Pleasant Recreation Center,
6757 CHEW AVE.
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19119
A fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money!
PHILADELPHIA
Tuesday
03/19/2019
10:00 AM
to
1:00 PM
NOTE Rescheduled from February 26, 2019
PUC's Be Utility Wise Library Tour, Consumer Resources and Utility Fair
J Lewis Crozer Library
620 ENGLE ST
CHESTER, PA  19013
DoBS will have a vendor table at PUC’s BUW Library Tour Consumer Resources & Utility Fair at the J Lewis Crozer Library located at 620 Engle St, Chester, PA 19013 from 10 am to 1 pm. Event is open to the public and light refreshments will be served.
CHESTER
Tuesday
03/19/2019
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
NOTE Open To Chamber Members
STaRT (Start Today and Retire Tomorrow)
Downingtown-Thorndale Regional Chamber of Commerce
216 E LANCASTER AVE FL 2
DOWNINGTOWN, PA  19335
This program discusses retirement planning. The goal is to help you determine what your retirement goals are and how to help you get there. No matter where you are in the timeline for retirement, early career, mid-career or late career, know that it’s never too late to STaRT.
CHESTER
Wednesday
03/20/2019
10:30 AM
to
11:30 AM
Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft
PA CareerLink Montgomery County
1855 NEW HOPE STREET
NORRISTOWN, PA  19401
Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft examines how identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We review common scams and frauds and discuss what you should do if presented with a financial offer that seem “too good to be true.”
Thursday
03/21/2019
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
NOTE open to members of the organization
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
LIFE Lawrence County
2911 WEST STATE
NEW CASTLE, PA  
Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft examines how identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We review common scams and frauds and discuss what you should do if presented with a financial offer that seem “too good to be true.” - We will focus on assisting service providers and social service agencies to be able to help their clients with these issues.
LAWRENCE
Thursday
03/21/2019
1:00 PM
to
2:00 PM
Fraud BINGO
Penrose Allentown - Allentown Center Square
15 NORTH 7TH STREET
ALLENTOWN,, PA  18101
Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars! Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money....such as working adults and seniors! This is a fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud.
LEHIGH
Friday
03/22/2019
8:00 AM
to
4:00 PM
NOTE Open to conference attendees
PBEA Conference
Holiday Inn Grantville
304 STATION RD
GRANTVILLE, PA  
The PA Department of Banking and Securities has revamped its student outreach efforts. We are bringing back our ever popular Save and Invest PA! - and introducing exciting new programs like our FinLit Forum. Don’t miss this chance to learn about all the new opportunities for your students.
DAUPHIN
Saturday
03/23/2019
12:00 PM
to
1:30 PM
'Engage Your Body & Brain' Senior Education Day
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
642 N. BROAD STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19130
Senior Event at the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
PHILADELPHIA
Monday
03/25/2019
11:00 AM
to
7:00 PM
NOTE Event is open to students registering for graduation in the spring.
Kutztown Graduation Festival
Kutztown University
The Department of Banking and Securities provides consumer protection, financial education, and investor education materials and publications free of charge.
BERKS
Tuesday
03/26/2019
9:00 AM
to
2:00 PM
Veterans Expo and Job Fair -- York
Wyndham Hotel York
2000 LOUCKS ROAD
YORK, PA  17408
YORK
Tuesday
03/26/2019
11:00 AM
to
7:00 PM
NOTE Open to students applying for graduation in the Spring.
Kutztown Grad Vest
Kutztown University
The Department of Banking and Securities provides consumer protection, financial education, and investor education materials and publications free of charge.
BERKS
Wednesday
03/27/2019
7:30 AM
to
8:30 AM
NOTE Open to invited employees of the credit union
Senior$afe
New Cumberland Federal Credit Union
CUMBERLAND
Thursday
03/28/2019
6:30 PM
to
7:30 PM
NOTE Open To Support Circles Members
Fraud BINGO
Support Circles of Chambersburg
KING STREET CHURCH AT 162 EAST KING STREET03/28/29
CHAMBERSBURG, PA  17201
A fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money!
FRANKLIN
Friday
03/29/2019
9:00 AM
to
2:00 PM
NOTE Open to dual enrolled students
FinLit Forum
Penn College
FinLit Forum is a conference style program involving multiple state and non-profit agencies. Our goal is to equip high school and college students with the critical financial knowledge they need to be successful in the next stages of their lives. Topics like Banking Basics and Budgeting, Saving and Investing, Insurance 101, Paying for Post-Secondary Education, and Avoiding Scams and ID Theft, will be covered in a fun and age-appropriate way.
LYCOMING
Thursday
04/11/2019
9:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
NOTE Closed Event
Elder Abuse Prevention Presentation
Human Service Center
1430 DEKALB STREET
NORRISTOWN, PA  19401
Interagency Council of Norristown elder abuse prevention panel.
MONTGOMERY
Thursday
10/03/2019
8:30 AM
to
4:30 PM
Financial Empowerment for Individuals with Disabilities
Forest Room - Keystone Building
As programs move to help individuals with disabilities achieve greater independence, we need to incorporate financial capability into programs or we will not be building a future where these individuals will have the tools they need to succeed. For Individuals with disabilities, providers and policy makers.
DAUPHIN