Financial Literacy


The AICPA Personal Financial Planning Membership Section, state societies and the U.S. Department of Labor are offering free seminars to educate employers and service providers about their fiduciary responsibilities under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) ( www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/ebsa/ebsa2004898.htm ). Small business owners and CPAs are invited to attend sessions June 22-23 in Little Rock, Ark.; June 28 in Chicago, Ill.; early August in Cleveland, Ohio; and August 17-18 in Jackson, Miss.

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