Presidential council to meet on financial literacy

March 20, 2012 – The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability is set to hold its next public meeting April 9 at Treasury, but those interested in attending must register by March 30.

The council was formed in 2010 to identify ways to ensure Americans understand financial matters and are able to make informed decisions about their personal finances. It is made up of non-governmental representatives with backgrounds in financial services, consumer protection, financial access and education. The council advises the president through the Treasury secretary on financial capability matters.

NAFCU Regulatory Affairs Counsel Dillon Shea is set to attend the April 9 meeting, which runs from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The council last met on July 21. Registration is open until March 30 or until it reaches capacity.