Recap: Jump$tart Coalition of Minnesota Annual Conference

The Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy held their annual conference on Friday April 28, 2017 at the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank. This year’s topic was:  Solving the Puzzle of Paying for Higher Education: Successfully Financing Life after High School The

FPA in the Community – Tandem

Submitted by Seth Tenpenny – Financial Education Committee Tandem (formerly known as Tapestry Family Resource Center) is a not-for-profit located in south Minneapolis. Tandem’s mission is to serve women (who are often single parents) in crisis. Tandem seeks to achieve

FPA of MN Partners with AARP at Healthy Life Expo

Last month,  FPA of MN members partnered with AARP and volunteered their time to give free financial education consultations during the Healthy Life Expo. The Healthy Life Expo is the largest Health and Wellness show in the Upper Midwest and

Helping BestPrep Achieve Unreasonable Goals

Submitted by John Comer – Financial Education Committee When BestPrep asked me to talk about financial literacy to 600 juniors and seniors at Washburn High School, I checked the school’s website to see what I could learn about the school. 

Volunteer Opportunities in April

Junior Achievement (JA) When Tues, April 11th; 9 -10:30 am Tues, April 18th; 9 -10:30 am Where: Patrick Henry High School – 4320 Newton Ave N, Mpls, MN 55412 North Mpls at 44th & Penn very close to Robbinsdale Who:

Looking for new ways to increase your engagement with FPA MN?

The Financial Education committee is looking for volunteers for our upcoming events! Please email me directly if you’re interested in any of these fun and rewarding opportunities Host booth at STEM Expo – Thurs Feb 2 7:30am – 4pm In

Save the Date – Birdies for BestPrep February 11th

Birdies for BestPrep is coming up on Saturday, February 11th. Please register if you would like to join us for this fun evening. FPA of Minnesota is once again a sponsor at Birdies! We have a few passes available for

Bringing the FPA Sharks to the Classroom

The week of December 12, FPA of MN members joined other Twin Cities professionals as “Shark” volunteers, judging the annual “Shark Tank” business presentations conducted at Chaska and Chanhassen High Schools. The student teams gave a roughly 10-minute pitch to

Financial Education Committee works with BestPrep’s Classroom Plus

Members of the FPA Financial Education Committee worked with BestPrep in September to participate in BestPrep’s Classroom Plus program in the Chanhassen/Chaska high schools. This “Sales Demo” program provides students with increased ability to connect classroom curricula and theory with

Financial Planning Volunteer Opportunity with Tubman

In partnership with the Foundation for Financial Planning (FFP) and Association of Financial Planning (AFP) of Minnesota, Tubman is excited to announce several volunteer opportunities for Certified Financial Planners, Certified Divorce Financial Analysts and Financial Planners! Tubman is looking for