What Young Adults Need to Know About Money

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Three panelists will address financial issues as they relate to 3 types of young adults: young working adults, college students, and young enlisted military service members.

This Panel Discussion will be presented as part of the Military Families Learning Network's Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event.

Webinar participants are encouraged to submit their questions to the panelists by emailing them to or by Tweeting them using #MFLNPF.

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William “Bill” Cheeks is President of ABBA Associates Inc., a Powder Springs, GA-based fiscal management consultant firm that provides counseling and conducts seminars nationwide to help consumers map a successful Life Plan. Bill is a consultant to the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and, in that capacity, serves as Regional Consultant, Eastern States, assisting and advising Jump$tart state coalitions in the region.

Dr. Joyce Serido is an Assistant Research Professor at the University of Arizona's Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences/Take Charge America Institute and is the Principal Investigator for the Arizona Pathways to Success Transition to Adulthood initiative.

Dr. Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth is a Professor and Director of the Center for Families and the Director of the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University.

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