Guess what I did yesterday? I presented at the Start Small Think Big Conference in Los Angeles! I was fortunate to work with South LA Saves and a host of other wonderful non-profits, businesses and organizations to provide financial education to the south Los Angeles community.
Dawnneisha Smith from the Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs
Shay Olivarria of Bigger Than Your Block
Deborah Perez of New York Life
Martha Maldonado of California Credit Union
Deborah Der of Edward Jones
Wilson Lee, a certified financial planner
The event was hosted by Zaneta Smith.
Besides speakers there were informational tables and the winners from the poster contest were announced!
Each winner received a recognition award, a monetary prize and a piggy bank (provided by Bigger Than Your Block) with separate compartments for saving, investing, spending and charity.
Disclosure: Bigger Than Your Block is a South LA Saves partner.
Shay Olivarria is the most dynamic financial education speaker working today. She speaks at high schools, colleges, and companies across the country. She has written three books on personal finance, including Amazon Best Seller “Money Matters: The Get It Done in 1 Minute Workbook”. Shay has been quoted on Bankrate.com, FoxBusiness.com, NBC Latino and The Credit Union Times, among others. To schedule Shay to speak at your event visit www.BiggerThanYourBlock.com