Financial Poise™ Announces Winners of 2016 Essay Contest: Financially Fit in Your 40s

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‘Financially Fit in Your 40s: a Financial Poise™ Essay Contest for Undergraduates’ Announces Winners of 2016 Contest

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...three stood out for the articulate, thoughtful and actionable strategies for financial health. We are confident they will save, invest, and most importantly, continue to educate themselves in order to lead a healthy financial future.

Financial Poise™ is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of its inaugural college essay contest, “Financially Fit in Your 40s.” Kiana Amirkiaee, a sophomore at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire has been awarded the coveted top prize of $1,000 for her essay, “A Regimen for Financial Fitness by Forty.” Second place winners are Rachel Sullivan, a sophomore at Tulane University, for her essay “Save for the Future, but Live for the Now” and Kelsey King, a sophomore at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, for “Military Saving for Retirement.” The authors’ essays were featured in Financial Poise’s weekly newsletter and on the Financial Poise™ website. To read the winning essays, click here.

The goal of the Financial Poise™ sponsored contest is to encourage all college students to become “financially fit” by making their own financial literacy and planning a priority. For more information on the 2017 Financial Poise essay contest, visit https://www.financialpoise.com/essay-contest-rules/.

“We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Financial Poise Essay Contest,” said Emily Goldin, Financial Poise’s Director of Special Projects. “The judges of the contest were impressed by the number of student writers strongly advocating for beginning financial planning while in school. There were many notable essays, but the committee recognized three that stood out for their articulate, thoughtful and actionable strategies for financial health. Financial Poise is pleased to support the promising futures of these students. We are confident they will save, invest, and most importantly, continue to educate themselves in order to lead a healthy financial future.”

Financial Poise™ applauds the award recipients, as well as all of our inspiring applicants, and wishes them all the best in their continued studies. Congratulations to all!

ABOUT FINANCIAL POISE™: Started in 2010, Financial Poise provides unbiased news, continuing education, and intelligence to private business owners, executives, investors, and their trusted advisors. Our family of websites, Financial Poise™ webinars, and podcasts educate on legal, financial, and other business topics. For more information contact Emily Goldin at egoldin(at)financialpoise(dot)com or 312-469-0135.

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