Westbury High School to start Financial Literacy Education

Westbury High School, located in Westbury Long Island, will be one of the first High Schools in New York State to start Financial Literacy Education for their students. April is National Financial Literacy Education Month.

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NEWS RELEASE
Immediate Release
Date: Friday April 15, 2011
Location: Westbury High School, Westbury Long Island
Time: 7:45am & 12:30pm

Media Contact:
Ronald Steiger
917 807 3394
Woodburyga@aol.com

Westbury High School, located in Westbury Long Island, will be one of the first High Schools in New York State to start Financial Literacy Education for their students. April is National Financial Literacy Education Month.

New York, April 15, 2011 - Westbury High School, located in Westbury Long Island, will be one of the first High Schools in New York State to start Financial Literacy Education for their students. Steiger as a community service, will be holding Seminars on April 15th at the High School for the 12th graders. Two sessions, one at 7:45:am and another at 12:30 are being held in the Little Auditorium to accommodate all the Westbury High School Senior Students.

Steiger is making this seminar available to all High Schools on Long Island at no cost.

National Financial Fitness www.nationalfinancialfitness.com has received attention and recognition from the state of New York. "New Yorkers need tools to help them manage and protect their money and hard-earned savings," New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli said. "The National Financial Fitness Program mirrors my call for more consumer awareness of financial information and reliable financial education resources. This program is in line with my Your Money New York initiative to provide programs and resources that help citizens meet their financial challenges."

Financial success is more important then ever and now is the time to educate High School Students at an early age. Financial success today involves more than a great education and earning a good living. It means learning savings & spending habits, how money works, how to invest, funding for college, managing cash flow, handling investments, learning about tax planning, and saving for a comfortable retirement

"We want high school students and their parents to take a proactive approach to their finances and gain a better understanding of the financial concepts " says Steiger.

Ronald Steiger, a registered representative and Investment Advisor Representative for Woodbury Financial Services, has launched the innovative National Financial Fitness program to help promote financial literacy education and awareness during Financial Literacy Month, celebrated every April.

In addition to his financial planning practice, Steiger has been a distinguished lecturer to over 100,000 people. He hosts financial seminars such as the Complete Financial Management Workshop, Long Term Care and Disability, College Funding, Moving Your 401K, Living Wills/Health Care Proxy & Power of Attorney, The ABC's of Annuities, High School to Retirement, and a series of seminars tailored for professionals: Law School To Retirement and Financial Fitness Day for Doctors - Residency To Retirement.

He regularly holds seminars at over 47 NY-area hospitals and has been a speaker at the Society of Medical Jurisprudence, the North Shore/ LIJ Health Care Systems, Medicine Grand Rounds, the NY State Medical Society, Stony Brook Medical School and School of Dental Medicine, the American Medical Association, the Union Baptist Church and St. Johns School of Law. Steiger also lectures at adult education programs in 18 school districts, and for Scope Educational Services. In the past, he has lectured for the Institute of Management Accountants (Long Island Chapter). Steiger has published financial articles in numerous news publications.

About Woodbury Financial

Woodbury Financial Services, Inc., winner of Investment Advisor magazine's Division IV Broker/Dealer of the Year award in 2009 and 2006, is a broker/dealer with more than 1,700 independent representatives nationwide and 200 home office employees. Woodbury is a subsidiary of The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc (NYSE:HIG). Its Internet address is www.woodburyfinancial.com. Securities and Investment Advisory Services offered through Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA, SIPC and Registered Investment Advisor. PO Box 64284 St. Paul, MN 55164 (800)800-2638.
National Financial Fitness and Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. are not affiliated entities.