If you’ve been thinking about investing your money, but are not sure where to start or are afraid of making a mistake, then sign up for the free “Safeguard Your Savings” workshop to be held 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10 at the Cedar County Health Complex, 807 Owen Mill Road, Stockton.
During the two-hour seminar, participants will learn the basic principles of saving and investing, setting financial goals and developing plans, the types of financial markets and how they work, selecting a financial professional, as well as avoiding investment scams.
Sponsored by the Missouri Secretary of State and University of Missouri Extension, this workshop was created and funded by the Investor Protection Trust, a nonprofit organization that provides objective information to help consumers make informed investment decisions.
“Safeguard Your Savings” is being provided across Missouri. The Stockton program will be presented by Janet LaFon and Nellie Lamers, University of Missouri Extension family financial education specialists.
Individuals can register for “Safeguard Your Savings” by calling the Cedar County University of Missouri Extension center at (417) 276-3313, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.