Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published June 18, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY- Comptroller Franchot to Host MD Savings Summit

Media Advisory

Comptroller Franchot to Host MD Savings Summit
-Experts to Analyze State Savings Climate, Discuss Ways to Strengthen Savings Culture -

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot
                       Treasurer Nancy K. Kopp
                       Maryland Department of Budget and Management Secretary T. Eloise Foster
                       Financial experts
                       Educators and students

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot, along with Treasurer Nancy Kopp and state budget and management secretary T. Eloise Foster, will host a first-of-its-kind savings summit.

The event, which is open to the public, will feature experts in financial management, banking and lending and education analyzing the current savings climate in Maryland and discussing ways to strengthen the culture of savings. Studies estimate that nearly 40 percent of older households in Maryland are inadequately prepared for retirement.

WHEN:          Wednesday, June 19, 2013
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Comptroller’s Office
                       80 Calvert Street, Annapolis, Md. 21401

CONTACT:  Christine Feldmann, 410-260-6346 (office), 443-336-0215 (cell)