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Free financial advice -- no sales pitch allowed

Name bar If you've ever been curious about talking to a financial planner, and maybe now more than ever, here's your chance.

On Oct. 2nd, the Financial Planning Association of Miami-Dade and City of Miami are offering a chance to talk to a certified financial planner at no charge. And the event is intended to be all about your financial concerns and questions: The person you speak with isn't allowed to follow up with you or even give you a business card, said Philip Herzberg, an Association board member.

Herzberg said the free advice and counseling could be especially useful for younger people experiencing a floundering economy and uncertain about how to manage their money.

"How you plan now and the financial habits you develop ... those patterns of discipline will dictate how you handle your finances and live your life in your 40s, 50s, and 60s," he said. Financial planning

The event, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will be at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave. in Miami. Walk-ins are welcome, but people who register will get the first shot at talking with a planner. Register and get more information here. You can also register by calling 877-861-7826. If you have specific questions, bring your financial documents with you.

If you check this out, Iet me know how it goes.

Posted by Nirvi Shah at 10:00 AM on September 22, 2010 in Banking , Savings | Permalink | Facebook | Digg | del.icio.us | AIM

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That was a great opportunity for all those people who were looking forward to interact with a well known and certified financial advisor, I am sure that people now will be aware of importance of a financial advisor.

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