Local seminar on wills and estate planning

Federal Member for Blaxland, Jason Clare MP today encouraged local residents to attend a free financial information session in Bankstown this month. The seminar is organised by the Department of Human Services and will cover estate planning.

“The government offers Financial Information Service seminars for people of all ages to gain information on important topics,” Mr Clare said.

“The Financial Information Service Officers can show you how to make informed financial decisions and help you understand the consequences of those decisions in the short, medium and long term.

“This month’s seminar will cover wills, guardianship, power of attorney and the role of insurance.

Upcoming local seminar:

Title: Estate planning

Address:    Bankstown Business Advisory

Ground Floor, Civic Tower

66-72 Richard Road, Bankstown

Date: Wednesday 13 March 2013

Time: 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm

“These seminars are not just for people receiving Centrelink payments – they are open to anyone interested, and they are popular so bookings are essential,” Mr Clare said.

“Last financial year, more than 80,000 people attended 2,700 seminars held across the country.

“Come along to take advantage of this free service and hear from the experts.”

To find out more about Human Services free Financial Information Service seminars visit www.humanservices.gov.au/fis.

For seminar bookings call 13 63 57 or email email/fis.seminar.bookings)(humanservices.gov.au

Media contact: Chris Zogopoulos 02 9790 2466