Department of Financial Institutions
Library Presentation Benefits Investors

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, September 16, 2008  
Contact Information:  Kelly May, Public Information Officer
502-573-3390 x252
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    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2008) – A free workshop at the Kenton County Public Library on Thursday will share what investors need to know before investing on their own. “Selecting an Investment” is appropriate for any age adult and provides investing knowledge beyond the company 401(k). Participants will hear basic information on various securities products and how they are structured; suitable and unsuitable investments; financial goals; and the importance of having a diversified investment portfolio. Participants also will receive free materials.

WHO:      Department of Financial Institutions
WHAT:    Library presentation: “Selecting an Investment”
WHEN:    Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m.
WHERE:   Kenton County Public Library, Durr Branch
               1992 Walton Nicholson Pike
               Independence, KY 41051

    “Selecting an Investment” is the first of a three-part series of investor workshops at the Durr Branch. Citizens also may learn about “Getting Help With Your Investments” on Oct. 16, as well as “Protecting Your Money” on Nov. 20. All three sessions are free and include materials. The information presented in each session is different, and the workshops can each stand alone or reinforce each other as a series.

    Speaker Kelly May is the public information officer for the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). DFI, an agency in the Public Protection Cabinet, is responsible for regulating the banking, lending and securities industries in Kentucky. DFI is committed to providing financial education and promoting awareness about the importance of saving, investing and making wise personal financial decisions.