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Motivating Clients to Develop Positive Financial Behaviors

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

The DCS URL has changed. Please ensure you are using the most recent link listed above.One of the biggest challenges for financial educators and counselors is encouraging their students and/or clients to adopt positive financial behaviors that can enhance their financial...

The Ins and Outs of Target Date Funds & the TSP Lifecycle Funds

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Dr. Barbara O'Neill and Kevin Laird will present this 90-minute webinar on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network's Personal Finance Concentration Area.Target date funds are mutual funds with a date in their name (e.g., 2030) and portfolios that change automatically...

Twitter Cohort Lite

Monday, May 18, 2015 at 10:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill, Stephen Judd, Bob Bertsch

Participants must register: Register now for the Personal Finance Twitter Cohort Lite (if the registration link does not work for you, try this one, https://ndstate.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6teQqdv8i9QPF2J .) You’ll be signing up to receive a daily email from 5/18-5/31....

Entrepreneurship Essentials for Service Members and Military Spouses

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This webinar will discuss entrepreneurship as a career option for service members and military spouses. Rutgers University professor and Extension specialist, Dr. Barbara O’Neill, will discuss characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, advantages and disadvantages of...

Investing With Small Dollar Amounts

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This 90-minute webinar will discuss how to get started as an investor when you only have small dollar amounts to invest and how small sums of money can grow steadily with compound interest. Specific investment products that require $1,000 or less to purchase will be...

Calculating What to Save for Retirement

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

This webinar will discuss one of the most important savings goals of American families: saving money for a comfortable retirement. Specific topics to be covered include research findings about the retirement preparedness of American families, conflicting opinions about “the...

Developing a Personal Asset Allocation Strategy

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Michael Gutter

Dr. Michael Gutter will discuss asset allocation, diversification and strategies to implement an individualized investment plan in this 90-minute webinar on behalf of the Military Families Learning Network. CEUsAFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information...

Year-End Tax Planning Strategies

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

The end of each tax year is a good time to review your personal finances and consider taking actions to reduce your federal and/or state income tax burden while there is still time. This 90-minute webinar will review a variety of time-tested tax and financial planning...

Current Personal Finance Issues for Financial Practitioners

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

What were some “hot button” personal finance issues in 2014 that will continue to be of interest to consumers and financial practitioners in 2015? Some key topics include increasing rates of personal data hacking and tax refund identity theft, implementation of the...

How to Read a Mutual Fund Prospectus

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Gutter

In this web conference we will learn about mutual funds as a tool for long-term savings for families. We will discuss the elements of a fund and costs associated with funds. We will discuss ways in which mutual funds fit into a military families’ financial plan. We will ...

How to Help Military and Veterans Families: For Financial Professionals

Monday, September 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth

About the webinar:Communities and advocacy groups support military and veteran families through various efforts. Now, targeted resources are available for financial professionals and community groups that are motivated to help those who have served our nation. Join us...

Financial Planning for the Second Half of Life

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

The United States has an increasingly aging population including baby boomers age 50 to 68 (in 2014). Older adults face unique financial planning challenges. These include making irrevocable decisions about claiming Social Security benefits, selecting Medicare supplement...

Cliffs Notes from the Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

Many financial practitioners do not take the time to read research journals, let alone apply the findings of personal finance studies to their work. This 90-minute webinar will address this concern head on. It will begin with participants sharing some of the most memorable...

Small Steps to Health and Wealth

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Barbara O'Neill

The Small Steps to Health and Wealth initiative encourages participants to make positive behavior changes to simultaneously improve their health and personal finances. This presentation is a collaborative effort of the Military Families Learning Network and the Child and...

What Young Adults Need to Know About Money

Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT - Presented by Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Michael Gutter

Please note this webinar will be held in a different room: https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/milfamYou can also join us on: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln Three panelists will address financial issues as they relate to 3 types of young adults: young working...