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Speakers Bureau

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Our Speakers Bureau is a list of qualified finance experts who can discuss financial topics with your class.

Our speakers are available to speak in person or electronically.

Marilyn Albertson, Extension Associate Professor
Utah State University Extension/Salt Lake County
Topics: basic budgeting, borrowing money, charitable giving, fraud, identity theft, renting/buying a home, savings.
Target Audience: Grades K-12
Marilyn's enthusiastic presentations teach others how to: prepare for home ownership, manage a budget and pay down debt, strengthen couple and family relationships, organize households and individuals for emergencies, and manage household tasks. She loves to engage her students as active participants in their own life skill development.  Presentations can be virtual or in person.
Karen McMullin, Investor Education Coordinator
Utah Division of Securities
Topics: investing and the Utah Stock Market Game
Target Audience: Grades 4-12
The Stock Market Game is an online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students in grades 4-12 in the world of economics, investing and personal finance. Student teams complete research, places trades and watch their virtual portfolios during the 10 week Student Session. The game is offered in the Fall and Spring semesters and teacher training is available. For the 2017-18 school year, Utah Educators and Students can participate free of charge. For local rules and information, go to securities.utah.gov. Presentations are in person.
Stephanie Hanson, Director of Home Buyer Services
Community Development Corporation of Utah
801-994-7222 x 203
Topics: home buying and renting.
Target Audience: High School and College
An expert in loss mitigation, home buyer education, and sustainable homeownership, Stephanie is passionate about her work providing education that empowers home buyers and homeowners to make better decisions to improve their financial future. Presentations can be virtual or in person.
Tony Rasmussen, AVP Public Relations and Financial Education
Mountain America Credit Union
Topics: basic budgeting, borrowing, fraud, identify theft and investments.
Target Audience: K-12
Mountain America Credit Union has multiple, certified, financial education instructors available for presentations. Presentations can be virtual or in person.