Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 27, 2009
The Honorable Governor Sonny Perdue has issued a proclamation declaring October 5 - 11, 2009, as Financial Planning Week in the state of Georgia. Similar proclamations were issued regionally by the Mayors of Augusta, Savannah, Columbus and Athens.
Financial Planning Week, strongly supported by the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), will consist of a series of public events and educational seminars throughout Georgia that are designed to help individuals discover the value of financial planning and understand the financial planning process.
FPA of Georgia (http://www.fpaga.org), along with other FPA chapters across the country, will strive to promote the value of financial planning during Financial Planning Week. FPA of Georgia, with 750 members, has exciting plans underway for the week throughout the state. FPA members will be promoting the value of financial planning through a series of consumer oriented educational seminars in connection with Junior Achievement, GA Tech, University of GA, FDIC, Life Enrichment Services Inc., and the Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy.
FPA is the leadership and advocacy organization connecting those who provide, support and benefit from financial planning. FPA is the Heart of Financial Planning™ and represents a promise of financial well-being, hoping to create a world where everyone thrives and prospers.
FPA has 96 chapters throughout the country representing more than 28,500 members involved in all facets of providing financial planning services. FPA is the community that fosters the value of financial planning and advances the financial planning profession.
For more information on FPA's Financial Planning Week, please visit http://www.FinancialPlanningWeek.org and http://www.fpaga.org or phone (770-516-8322 / 800.647.6340). For information about the events scheduled for Georgia please contact James Daniel at 678-566-3711.
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