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20 Steps to 7 Figures
Tue May 13, 2014: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
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This webinar will provide a solid path to wealth accumulation by presenting 20 research-based wealth accumulation factors and online financial planning resources.
Dr. Barbara O’Neill will present this 90-minute webinar on behalf of OneOp. Americans have always been fascinated by millionaires and their ranks have actually been increasing in recent years despite the financial crisis. The “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” game show and “MegaMillions” lotteries draw big crowds. Most people become wealthy the “old fashioned way,” however, through hard work and regular saving/investing. Webinar participants will learn about the following topics:
- Twenty research-based factors that are associated with wealth accumulation
- The awesome power of compound interest over time
- The impact of lifestyle choices (e.g., health habits) upon personal finances
- Research-based characteristics of millionaires
- Resources for educators and consumers (e.g., online financial calculators)
Dr. Barbara O’Neill, financial resource management specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring and Investing on a Shoestring, and co-author of Investing For Your Future, Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth. She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.