Personal Financial Planning


The AICPA and the Department of Labor (DOL) are partnering to educate American women of all ages about personal financial management. Using CPA/PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) volunteers from the Institute’s 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy program ( www.aicpa.org/financialliteracy/index.asp ) and the resources of the DOL Women’s Bureau ( www.dol.gov/wb ), such as mentoring, classroom instruction and an online financial education curriculum, the partnership will help women develop the practical skills they need to better control their money and lives.

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