This week is National Financial Planning Week. Regionally and across the country events are taking place to help us face our financial anxieties. Locally in the Buffalo/Erie County area:

~ "Establishing a Family Budget and Debt Management Plan" a presentation
and discussion will be held at the Clearfield Branch Public Library on
Hopkins Rd. in Williamsville

TODAY Monday, October 5th and Friday, October 9th
from 4-6 p.m.

~ "Establishing a Family Budget and Debt Management Plan" will also be presented at the Merriweather Branch Public Library on Jefferson
St. in Buffalo

Thursday October 8th from 5-7 p.m.


"Understanding & Surviving the Current Economic Crisis"

Back by popular demand Amy Jo Lauber, CFP and I will present our seminar at the
Clearfield Library on Thursday, October 8th from 2-4pm.

It's a fun, dynamic talk where we address both
the financial and emotional side of personal finance.

All events are free of charge (and sales pitch).

Amy Jo will also be a guest on "The Financial Guys" radio talk show Saturday
October 10th from 2-3:30pm
on WBEN. She will talk about what to ask a
financial planner, what s/he will ask you, and what the financial
planning process is all about.

All week there will be posts here about the psychology of money.

Check out the Financial Planning Association's informative website.

Photo courtesy of Roby via Flickr