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Money Conference to Return in 2021

Due to the restrictions on public gatherings because of COVID-19, YWCA Hartford Region will postpone the Denise L. Nappier Money Conference for Women until 2021. Your safety is our top priority!

In the meantime, we are reviewing the feedback we’ve received from you to improve upon and develop financial literacy programming in the new year! We will be sure to update you as details are confirmed.

We remain committed to providing you with the tools you need to implement effective money management strategies and take control of your financial future. For updates on this event and other YWCA Hartford Region programs and services, sign up to receive e-mails using the form at the bottom of our homepage.

About the Conference

This free conference is brought to you by YWCA Hartford Region in partnership with the Connecticut State Treasurer's office. The conference is designed to address the special challenges women face in their work and personal lives and focuses on money management, investment strategies and retirement planning for women of all ages, economic backgrounds and levels of financial knowledge.


  • Three out of four working women earn less than $30,000 per year
  • Women earn less and receive half the average pension benefits of men
  • Women live longer than men, requiring their money to last longer
  • Women have more sporadic work histories as a result of caring for children or elderly parents
  • 71% of the nation's 4 million elderly poor are women
  • Women tend to be more intimidated about financial issues, less informed about ways to secure their financial future and are more conservative investors

Program Description:

The conference features recognized leaders in the financial services industry who offer practical advice and tools to help participants design and implement an effective money management strategies.

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