City of SA to host free financial planning day Saturday

Financial planners to offer free advice

Published On: Oct 12 2012 03:16:03 PM CDT

The city of San Antonio is hosting a free event for people looking for some help with their finances.

The San Antonio Financial Planning Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Neighborhood Place, located at 3014 Rivas Street.

Free parking is available at the venue as well as at Holy Cross High School and Gus Garcia Middle School nearby.

There will be dozens of financial planners to offer free advice on managing and reducing debt, planning for retirement, investment strategy, income taxes, insurance, mortgages, foreclosures and more.

There will be one-on-one counseling available as well as classroom-style workshops in both English and Spanish.

If you would like to participate, you can register online at, or by phone by calling 1-877-861-7826.

Walk-in participants are also welcome.

The event is part of the city's SA2020 goal of reducing the number of San Antonio families in poverty.