TORONTO & RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 31, 2012 /CNW/ -
Who: Close to 600 Canadian high school teens gather in one place at one time to tweet, participate in, discuss and get their burning personal finance questions answered by the experts. Comedian James Cunningham leads the Financial Literacy Youth Summit with Funny Money, North America's #1 fun-ancial seminar. Funny Money entertains and informs money-challenged teens about what they're spending and how to save for a healthy financial future. The teen audience participates in the event from start to finish.
What: Live or taped News Coverage of Investor Education Fund's Financial Literacy Youth Summit.
Where: Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St. Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3B7; Phone: (905) 787-8811
When: Thursday, November 1, 1 p.m.-3 p.m. ET (cameras and photographers should arrive at 12:45 p.m. ET for set up)
RSVP By: Thursday, November 1 at 9 a.m. ET
RSVP To: Olena Gisys, Communications Coordinator, H2 Central Marketing and Communications Tel: 416-862-2800, ext. 261. E-mail: [email protected].
At the Summit: Contact Emma Jowett at (416) 909-6463
About Financial Literacy Month in Canada and the Financial Literacy Youth Summit:
The Summit is one of many IEF initiatives to help youth prepare for their financial future and supports IEF's extensive school curriculum tools for Grades 4 to 12. The event also kicks off Financial Literacy Month in Canada, a month-long focus on the hot button financial issues and challenges facing all Canadians. In addition, IEF will also mark the start of Financial Literacy Month by opening the TMX on November 1, 2012, and IEF President Tom Hamza will participate in a discussion on financial education initiatives at a national launch event hosted by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) in Ottawa.
For more information, visit GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca.
SOURCE: Investor Education Fund (IEF)
For further information:
Contact Margo Rapport
Email: [email protected]