The USOBA team is so excited to be able to offer this unique event to the city of Chicago. We have an exceptional opportunity to inform the public on the financial challenges that so many of us face in today’s tough economic state
Houston, TX (Vocus) April 23, 2009
The United States Organizations for Bankruptcy Alternatives, a trade association dedicated to the advancement of consumer protection in the debt settlement industry, announced today its unique summer event designed to build economic awareness for Chicago residents.
On June 6, 2009 USOBA will host its first ever Financial Fitness Day at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois. The event is designed to inform the citizens of Chicago how to effectively manage their debt. Financial Fitness Day will be full of entertaining and educational activities touching on all different areas of debt and debt solutions.
Financial Fitness Day will feature several speakers who are veterans in different segments of the financial industry to inform the attendees on a variety of topics such as setting a budget, identity theft protection, credit counseling, government assistance, and many more useful topics.
“The USOBA team is so excited to be able to offer this unique event to the city of Chicago. We have an exceptional opportunity to inform the public on the financial challenges that so many of us face in today’s tough economic state,” USOBA Executive Director Jenna Keehnen said.
The cost of the event is five dollars or five non-perishable food items. All proceeds will go to the Greater Chicago Food Depository, the not-for-profit food distribution and training center that provides food for the hungry while striving to end hunger in the Chicago community.
Financial Fitness Day Topics:
1. Home, Auto, and Life Insurance Options
2. Loan Modification 411
3. Bankruptcy 101
4. Debt Settlement 101
5. Credit Counseling 411
6. Home Budget How-To
7. Credit Repair and Identity Theft
8. What to know when buying a car
9. Government Assistance Options
10. Home Buying 411
11. Banking Solutions 101
USOBA is dedicated to providing its member companies with important, industry-related information, including compliance requirements, as well as advocating on behalf of its membership for fair and appropriate industry regulation that maintains the utmost in consumer protection. USOBA members are provided a USOBA State Law Summary guide, the only one of its kind in the industry, to better ensure and promote national compliance. This guide contains the laws and regulations, state by state, and has been reviewed by regulators and legislators. For further information, please visit http://www.usoba.org.