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AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ft. Lauderdale , FL, March 19, 2014 – The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy education in U.S. schools, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Shari Rubin Taylor as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Ft. Lauderdale Chapter.

Bringing 12 years of experience to the Chapter, Shari, is a graduate of Baruch College, a member of the Better Business Bureau and was named Top Female Producer for Alliance Life on more than one occasion. Shari enjoys giving back to her community through weekly empowerment meetings with women who have struggled with substance abuse and/or physical, mental and emotional abuse. She also volunteers with the Gold Coast Jazz Society, helping children learn self esteem through music.

 AFEA is thrilled to have Shari join us in our fight to eliminate financial illiteracy and empower Americans to take control of their finances. As Chapter President, Shari will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the Ft. Lauderdale community. The Ft. Lauderdale Chapter will also be fundraising to purchase elements of the Samsung School Solution to upgrade math classrooms in local middle schools.

About the American Financial Education Alliance
AFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to eliminate financial illiteracy by empowering Americans to take control of their finances through free educational workshops in communities nationwide.

About the Samsung School Solution
The Samsung School Solution is an integrated 1:1 learning platform that empowers teachers to deliver an interactive learning environment. First deployed in Memphis, TN last year, the pilot project’s success has demonstrated the potential for the digital classroom platform to harness the educational power of Samsung technologies, including the new Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet and their interactive whiteboard displays.

For more information on the Ft. Lauderdale Chapter, please visit www.myafea.org/ft.lauderdalefl. Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s Samsung School Solution project can be made by going to: www.myafea.org/donations/ft.lauderdale or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance – Ft.Lauderdale Chapter

8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201

Charlotte, NC 28211