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Financial Beginnings announces upcoming financial forums

PORTLAND, Ore., May 31, 2013—Financial Beginnings, a Portland-based nonprofit that provides free financial education programs, announces the 2013/14 Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money series.
Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money is a series of free forums open to the general public. These forums offer expert panelists who field questions and discuss finance topics that are relevant and important in today’s economy. They are organized and hosted by Financial Beginnings in partnership with The Oregonian newspaper and Brent Hunsberger, writer of the It’s Only Money column on personal finance, and who serves as the moderator of the forums. OnPoint Community Credit Union is the title sponsor of the Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money 2013/14 series.

2013/14 Schedule:
Starting Out Strong: Building a solid financial foundation for your family
Wednesday September 25, 2013 from 6-8pm at Alpenrose

Navigating the Changing World of Healthcare
Tuesday November 5, 2013 from 6-8pm

Never Too Late: Mitigating financial troubles and moving forward
Thursday February 6, 2014 from 6-8pm

Stay Safe, Be Informed: A forum about identity theft, scams and predatory lending
Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 6-8pm

For more information about the Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money panel series, visit:

About Financial Beginnings
Formed in 2005 and based in Portland, OR, Financial Beginnings is a nonprofit organization that provides free financial education programs throughout the Pacific Northwest. Financial Beginnings’ largest program educates youth and young adults in the basics of personal finance through visits to schools or community groups. Financial Beginnings’ courses incorporate all aspects of personal finance to provide individuals the foundation needed to make informed financial decisions. More information is available at