Women & Money Day


Register online for this program or call 913.826.4600. Registration opens August 1 at 9 am. Registration required to reserve a handbook, continental breakfast and box lunch. 

See a detailed schedule » with information about individual sessions and speakers. Creating your schedule via this tool does not guarantee a seat. Seats in the various sessions are first come, first served. You can also view and print a quick overview of the day here (PDF).

This day-long seminar is designed for women of all backgrounds, levels of financial knowledge and stages of life. Learn the basics of personal finance and the steps you can take to gain financial stability, knowledge and confidence – now and for a lifetime.

Presenter Helaine Olen, co-author of The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated, starts off the day with a keynote address and book signing. An expert on money and society, Olen is an opinion writer for the Washington Post Opinions section. She’s been featured on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and took part in Frontline’s Emmy award-winning “The Retirement Gamble.” She also writes the nationally syndicated personal finance advice column “Life and Money with Helaine,” and serves on the advisory board of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.

Topics for afternoon breakouts include credit scores and credit building; apps for money management; investing; and the importance of wills. All women attending can schedule a free credit report review or a full consumer credit counseling appointment with a Certified Housing and Consumer Credit Counselor at HCCI. There is no charge to attend.