Atlanta, GA Event Draws Highly Regarded Experts to Discuss the National Debt, Economic Outlook and More

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The Financial Planning Association of GA has gathered David Walker, former Comptroller General of the US; Alice Rivlin of the Brookings Institution and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve and Joseph Antos a world renowned expert in Health Care and Retirement Policy from the American Enterprise Institute To speak tomorrow, March 2, 2011 at the Cobb Galleria in regard to the federal deficit with a 10-20 year outlook of our economy.

The Financial Planning Association of Georgia (FPA Georgia) will gather some of the foremost experts from the political economic field to discuss the pressing topics of the day: the federal deficit, the country’s 10-20 year outlook, and major influences on the overall economic landscape, both domestically and abroad.

The March 2nd event at the Cobb Galleria Centre will feature a panel and keynote session by:

  •     Honorable David Walker, former Comptroller General of the US, and Founder and CEO of the Comeback America Initiative
  •     Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies at Brookings Institution, Member of Presidential Commission, Inaugural CBO Director and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve under Alan Greenspan
  •     Robert Bixby, JD, Exec. Dir. of the Concord Coalition and member of the Bipartisan Policy Center Debt Reduction Task Force
  •     Joseph Antos, Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute

“This is a first-class panel and we are thrilled with this unique opportunity to have them in Atlanta, discussing critical and far-reaching issues affecting the fiscal stability and future of our state, and our country,” said Kendall Borchardt, President of the FPA of Georgia chapter and a Marietta-based financial advisor.

The panel presentation is part of a daylong 2011 Regional Conference presented by the FPA of Georgia. To view the full program agenda, additional details, costs or register for the event, please visit

About the Financial Planning Association of Georgia:
The FPA of Georgia is the local chapter of the FPA representing more than 700 Financial Planners through the State. The 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.

The Financial Planning Association is the owner of trademark, service mark and collective membership mark rights in: FPA, FPA/Logo and FINANCIAL PLANNING ASSOCIATION. The marks may not be used without written permission from the Financial Planning Association.

CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the federally registered CFP (with flame logo) are certification marks owned by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

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