Free Financial Advice Available at Financial Planning Day

Lubbock financial planners will offer free, private financial consultations to area residents.

WHAT:                       Lubbock Financial Planning Day

WHEN:                       9 a.m. to noon Saturday (Oct. 24)                 

WHERE:                     Groves Public Library, 5520 19th St.
EVENT:                      Area residents can receive financial advice at Financial Planning Day, put on for the second consecutive year by the Financial Planning Association of West Texas. Local financial planners, including professors from the Texas Tech University Department of Personal Financial Planning, will answer questions, discuss the benefits of financial planning and provide information on budgeting, credit, investing, estate planning and other financial topics.

Participants can get a private consultation with a certified financial planner. There also will be a number of workshops from financial planners.                   

The event is free. The financial planners will not be selling or promoting any products or services, including their firms. Registration is not necessary but is highly preferred. To see the schedule and register, go to the Financial Planning Day website or call 1-877-861-7826.

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CONTACT: Eric Sawyer, director of planning, Department of Personal Financial Planning, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-3742 or

College of Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University provides multidisciplinary education, research and service focused on individuals, families and their environments for the purpose of improving and enhancing the human condition.

The college offers a Bachelor of Science degree with disciplines in:

  • Apparel Design and Manufacturing
  • Community, Family, and Addiction Services
  • Early Childhood
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management
  • Retailing

The college also offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

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