LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Arkansas currently ranks 49 out of 50 states in financial literacy.
This means that the average Arkansan has trouble understanding basicfinancial issues, such as balancing checkbooks and credit cards.
That's why GenWealth Financial Advisors is hosting workshops all fall to teach Arkansan financial skills.
Advisors from GenWealth will partner with a UALR professor to hostthe workshops beginning September 26th and running through November16th.
THV11's Elle Mohs sat down withJohn Shrewsbury and Janet Walker todiscuss the upcoming workshop, 'Credit Cards, Credit Scores and Credit Reports', which will be heldTuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
"Everybody has to detail with credit at some point in their life, if they're going to buy a car, if they're going to buy a house and things of that nature but it's this big unknown," says Shrewsbury.
Please register for the workshop by calling 501-653-7355 or by clicking here.
All workshops are free of charge and open to the public and will be heldat the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service building at2301 South University in Little Rock.
"An Introduction to Investing" & "Put Your Company-Sponsored Retirement Plan to Work for You"
Thursday, October 17
ALL Workshops will be repeated on:
Saturday, November 16
1 PM & 2:30 PM