Seminar focuses on Financial Wellness for Women

June 20, 2014  |  

“Financial Wellness for Women: Thrive Financially Instead of Just Surviving” will be presented 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 19, on the Youngstown State University campus.

The seminar will be presented by Andrea Wasko and Meaghan Gilbert.

Wasko is a YSU alumnae who has more than 20 years of leadership and consulting experience. Wasko’s greatest strengths include Executive Coaching, Business Development and Financial Empowerment. She has held executive positions in Business Development, Finance, Operations, Marketing, Manufacturing and Sales for a variety of companies including Eli Lilly and Guidant Corporation. In 1996, she started Connoisseur Creations Inc., a gourmet and natural product development company that evolved into an international firm. Wasko earned an MBA from Golden Gate University and bachelor’s degree from YSU. Gilbert has more than 30 years of leadership history at Cisco Systems, Apple Computer and other companies. Her greatest strengths are in the areas of New Product Development, Program Management, Business Development, Manufacturing, Finance and Engineering.

Topics that will be included in the presentation are a review of your financial situation, budgeting, saving, funding your child’s education, investing, taxes, retirement, estate planning, planned giving and how to choose a financial advisor.

The cost of the seminar is $299.

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