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Children & Money: Women’s Financial Literacy Roundtable

Wednesday,Apr, 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Piggy Bank 5-28-16

Join our new informal roundtable. In this series, Darien Library hosts lectures and discussions designed to assist women in reaching financial independence. This week’s discussion is about children and money.

We’ll discuss the secrets to raising financially responsible children (ages 3-30). We will discuss a wide range of topics including:

  • Sorting through the pros and cons of an allowance
  • Determining the appropriate allowance amount
  • Teaching different lessons at different ages
  • Managing spenders versus savers
  • Understanding when and how to give children the wings to make their own financial decisions
  • Knowing the right time to give children credit cards
About the Presenters

Liz Maccarone, CRPC® is a Financial Analyst. She joined Merrill Lynch in 2012 and is a graduate of Fairfield University. She coordinates and monitors investment strategies and planning services for clients.

Julia Strayer, CRPC®, CIMA®, CPWA® is the Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor or Merrill Lynch. Prior to her move to Merrill Lynch in 2000, Julia was Vice President, Private Banker for BankBoston’s Private Bank for 7 years, responsible for asset management and trust services.

Previously, Julia worked in marketing for 9 years with Merrill Lynch. Julia has a BA from Ohio State University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

Julia has appeared on the CNBC show “Power Lunch,” CBS “This Morning,” WGCH’s “Women in Business,” in addition to featured articles in USA Today. Julia has hosted women roundtable discussions throughout her career. She is also an adjunct professor at New York University.


Wednesday,Apr, 12, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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