FPA of MN Member Wins BestPrep’s 2016 Bunzel Volunteer of the Year Award

FPA of Minnesota member Jason Kley was recently honored with BestPrep’s 2016 Bunzel Volunteer of the Year Award for providing educational opportunities for students.  Jason’s involvement with BestPrep goes back nearly 25 years, beginning with his attendance of Minnesota Business

Recap: 4th Financial Empowerment Session at Tapestry

In April, the Financial Education Committee completed its 4th Financial Empowerment Session at Tapestry Pregnancy & Family Resource Center. Previous sessions were organized over a five week period with four sessions devoted to income and expense tracking, budgeting and an

Jump$tart Coalition Annual Conference – April 27

In conjunction with Financial Capability Month, Jump$tart is hosting an annual conference entitled “Financial Literacy of Youth: Whose Responsibility Is It?” on Wednesday, April 27th. For more information and to RSVP, please go to this website. What: Financial Literacy of

6th Annual Financial Capability Roundtable – April 12

Mike Rothman, Commerce Commissioner and the Minnesota Department of Commerce welcome  you to this year’s Financial Capability Roundtable with keynote speaker Congressman Keith Ellison. As a member of the United States House Financial Services Committee, Congressman Ellison has been a

4.01k Race for Financial Fitness – April 1

The Financial Education committee is excited to announce that first annual 4.01K Race for Financial Fitness to benefit Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest. The event is taking place Friday, April 1st at 4:01pm. The start & finish line is

Junior Achievement – 300 Classrooms – Volunteers Needed

JA has 300 classrooms in Twin Cities area schools. Volunteers can still get involved in the months of March, April and May 2016. JA Volunteers integrate stories about their personal and professional path as they facilitate JA lessons to inspire

The Financial Education Committee Wants You in 2016!

We promote volunteer opportunities for the FPA MN members that focus on financial literacy, education, and outreach to students and the public. We have defined three major areas that we are focusing on this year. We welcome your enthusiasm and

Financial Education Committee Update

Thank you to October FPA MN volunteers for the following financial education events: Tubman: Karen Wehner and Amber Miller Gustavus Adolphus College: Tom Luing There are two big events coming up to support one of our biggest partners, Best Prep.

Save the Date: November 10th – BestPrep’s Educational Forum

BestPrep is excited to announce Grammy Award winning singer, educational activist, and humanitarian Angelique Kidjo as the speaker for the Educational Forum on November 10 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Ms. Kidjo will electrify the audience with the strength of

Financial Advisor Volunteers Needed at Junior Achievement

Financial Advisors who are looking to give back or use their skills and expertise for the benefit of others may wish to consider volunteering their time to Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement, or JA, is the world’s largest organization dedicated to