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Darien Community Association Discusses Making Youth Financially Savvy

On Thursday, chartered retirement planning counselor and CPA Karen Goersch of Ameriprise Financial led a financial workshop entitled “From Allowance to Independence: Learn Ways to Increase Your Young Adult’s Financial Intelligence”
On Thursday, chartered retirement planning counselor and CPA Karen Goersch of Ameriprise Financial led a financial workshop entitled “From Allowance to Independence: Learn Ways to Increase Your Young Adult’s Financial Intelligence” Photo Credit: Contributed

DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien Community Association had a financial workshop -- “From Allowance to Independence: Learn Ways to Increase Your Young Adult’s Financial Intelligence” -- Thursday.

Attendees learned practical financial skills that college students and graduates need to transition to independence and ensure success both in college and careers.

Topics covered included:

  • Setting expectations for working and earning spending money.
  • Understanding the cost of college and options for paying, including federal student loans.
  • Obtaining and living with a credit card of their own, including obtaining a credit score.
  • Basic budget techniques and tools.
  • First job earnings and signing up for a 401(k).

This financial workshop was led by chartered retirement planning counselor and CPA Karen Goersch of Ameriprise Financial.

The Darien Community Association is at 274 Middlesex Road, Darien.

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