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      March 24, 2012

      Saturday  11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      710 Williamson Road
      Roanoke, Virginia 24016

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      Roanoke Valley Financial Fitness Fair

      Join us for the 2012

      ROANOKE VALLEY

      FINANCIAL FITNESS FAIR

      Saturday, March 24, 2012, 11 am to 5 pm

      Roanoke Civic Center, Exhibit Hall

      UPDATED : 3/20/2012 - Bring your children to participate in fun, educational events to learn about money. Door prizes to include Kindle Fire & more.

      Get your finances in shape and build a stronger future for your family. This is a FREE event sponsored by Virginia Jump$tart and local community partners. (Preregistration is not required.)

      At Financial Fitness Fair, you can:

      • Attend Free workshops to help you save more!
      • Test your financial knowledge with games and activities for children and adults
      • Enter drawings for door prizes.
      • Get a copy of your credit report.
      • Get your taxes completed for free if you have less than $50,000 in gross income, do not itemize deductions, capital gains, education credits, 1099-MISC, or are self-employed. See list of documents needed.

      What to bring to a FREE Tax Prep Site:

      * Photo Identification

      *Social Security card or ITIN card for each family member

      *W-2, W-2G, and 1099-R forms for all jobs worked in 2011

      * Unemployment Compensation, form 1099-G

      * Child care provider name, address, and tax ID number

      * A copy of last year's state and federal tax returns (if available)

      *All other tax related documents

      *All banking account information (including a voided check or savings deposit slip) to directly deposit your refund

      *If you are married filing jointly, both spouses must come to sign the return


      Workshops: (Specific times for the workshops listed below)

      • Are you ready to have fun in your retirement?
      • Have you paid yourself this year?
      • Your credit really does matter?
      • Green Money: Strategies for Reducing Home Energy Costs

      12:00-1:00PM

      Retirement Savings: "Are You Ready to Have Fun in Your Retirement" Sponsored by Wells Fargo

      This workshop will provide participants helpful information for retirement planning

      Credit: "Your Credit Really Does Matter" Sponsored by Wells Fargo

      This workshop will provide participants valuable information on credit and maintaining a good credit rating

      1:00-2:00 PM

      Savings/Budgeting: "Have You Paid Yourself this Year" Sponsored by Wells Fargo

      This workshop will provide participants helpful hints on how to become a good saver and build savings into their monthly budget

      Green Money: "Strategies for Reducing Home Energy Costs" Sponsored by Virginia Community Capital

      The workshop will help participants begin to assess energy costs and build tangible savings into their household budgets.

      2:00-3:00 PM (workshops repeated from above)

      Retirement Savings: "Are You Ready to Have Fun in Your Retirement" Sponsored by Wells Fargo

      Credit: "Your Credit Really Does Matter" Sponsored by Wells Fargo

      3:00-4:00 PM (workshops repeated from above)


      Savings/Budgeting: "Have You Paid Yourself this Year"Sponsored by Wells Fargo

      Green Money: "Strategies for Reducing Home Energy Costs" Sponsored by Virginia Community Capital

      Virginia Jump$tart would like to thank our supporters, sponsors and exhibitors.

      Sponsors and Supporters:

      Wells Fargo

      City of Roanoke

      Virginia Community Capital

      Virginia Bankers Association

      Freedom First Credit Union

      Carter Bank & Trust

      SunTrust

      Virginia Cooperative Extension

      Virginia Jump$tart Coalition

      WDBJ7

      Exhibitors (to date):

      AARP

      Bureau of Insurance

      Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC)

      Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

      Funeral Consumers Alliance

      IRS

      Money Management International

      SunTrust

      Total Action Against Poverty

      Virginia Bankers Association

      Virginia Community Capital

      Virginia Cooperative Extension

      Virginia Saves

      Wells Fargo

      Categories: Health & Wellness | Outdoors & Recreation

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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