Budgeting, Saving and Investing Advice for 2002 are Topics of Free Seminar at Colorado State University Jan. 29

The author of a popular new book on financial success will share her advice for budgeting, saving and investing in 2002 during a talk at Colorado State University’s College of Business.

Vickie Bajtelsmit, author of "The Busy Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom" and associate professor of finance at Colorado State, will begin her presentation at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in Room 167 Rockwell Hall on the Colorado State campus.

Bajtelsmit will cover basics for money management, organizing records and setting clear goals. Along with budget and savings advice, she will offer solid insight for investing and easy-to-understand explanations of different risk levels for various investing methods, from individual stocks to mutual funds.

"Vickie Bajtelsmit’s presentation will help participants get a jump start on their financial planning for the year," said Elaine Worzala, co-director of the Center for Investment and Real Estate Finance in the College of Business. "She will provide attendees with her top 10 suggestions for building and protecting wealth in 2002."

The presentation is free and open to the public. The Fort Collins and Loveland chapters of the American Association of Individual Investors and the Finance Club at Colorado State are sponsoring the presentation.

For more information or to register, call Elaine Worzala at (970) 491-6337 or contact AAII_FortCollins@hotmail.com to register by e-mail.