Financial Update (January-March 1997)

Video Available: It's Your Money

A n hour-long videocassette tape, the by-product of a seminar titled "It's Your Money," is now available. The seminar, jointly sponsored by the Federal Reserve Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission, was held on Nov. 9, 1996.

Information discussed on the tape includes tips on how to save given a limited budget, some of the best investment choices, how to hedge against inflation, how to avoid risk, the importance of saving early, and the benefits of compounding.

The videotape is designed to give basic information about the saving and investing process to individuals from all age groups. It features key federal financial regulators such as Alice Rivlin, vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board, and Arthur Levitt, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, a group of experts lent their expertise to this effort, including Kelvin Boston, author of Smart Money Moves for African-Americans; Thomas Jones, vice chairman and president of TIAA-CREF; Beth Kobliner, author of Get a Financial Life; Tyler Mathisen, executive editor of Money magazine; and Grace Weinstein, author of The Lifetime Book of Money Management.

Individuals and organizations interested in purchasing a copy of the It's Your Money videocassette tape for $11.95 can call VIDICOPY at 1-800-708-7080 or write to VIDICOPY Corporation, 650 Vaqueros Avenue, Suite C, Sunnyvale, Calif. 94086.

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