Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Money Matters 2013
The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities along with AARP Pennsylvania invite area residents to "Money Matters 2013" on April 30th beginning at 6 p.m. Learn about building personal wealth, developing and maintaining your retirement nest egg, and avoiding financial fraud. Money Matters is a free, educational event but registration is required. Location is the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township. Washington Post syndicated columnist and personal finance expert Michelle Singletary is the keynote speaker. Money Matters, now in its 10th year, is open to the general public. Consumers of all ages and all levels of financial knowledge are encouraged to attend. Complimentary refreshments and appetizers will be provided throughout the evening. This is not a sales event. Reserve your seat for this free event online at www.dobs.state.pa.us or call 1-800-PA-BANKS (1-800-722-2657). Check-in starts at 5:30 p.m.
President Obama signed an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers, with no exemption for those with religious affiliation. The act will leave in place exemptions that religious contractors currently have. Religious leaders had urged him to follow the example of the Senate bill and adopt a broad exemption for federal contractors, exempting religiously affiliated groups from the rules altogether.
Do you think the verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco is excessive?