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PODCAST AVAILABLE of Interview with Co-Chair of Financial Fitness of Greater Austin

Posted by Hopeton on April 7, 2010

Financial Fitness of Greater Austin will be launching their annual week long campaign to promote financial literacy in the Austin area on April 24.  To listen to a 5 minute interview with Christine Kempff, co-chair of Financial Fitness for Greater Austin, click: Christine Kempff Interview.

Financial Fitness of Greater Austin (FFGA) is a public education and awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of several organizations in the Greater Austin area including businesses, financial institutions, schools, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. These groups came together this year to stress the importance of financial literacy, inform consumers where they can get help, and provide free educational seminars and activities throughout the week. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance.

Some of the events planned for Financial Fitness Week include:

  • April 24, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Economic Empowerment Summit sponsored by the Austin Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • April 25, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Money Management Class sponsored by Girl Scouts of Central Texas
  • April 27, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Understanding and Improving Your Credit sponsored by Consumer Credit Counseling Services

For more information on the events listed above and other upcoming events for Financial Fitness Week for Greater Austin go to


One Response to “PODCAST AVAILABLE of Interview with Co-Chair of Financial Fitness of Greater Austin”

  1. biggerthanyourblock said

    It’s awesome that these workshops will be provided free for the community. Happy Financial Literacy Month.


    Shay Olivarria

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