Santa Ana College Offers Adult Financial Literacy Workshops

Santa Ana, CA, October 05, 2008 --( Don’t outlive your income – “Money for Life 101TM” is the first in the series.

Santa Ana College was prompted to expand their financial literacy workshops by a June, 2007 national survey of investors by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., FINRA™, showing 78% of investors were anxious about losing money on their investments and 71% were anxious about outliving their retirement income. The vast majority of investors expressed a high degree of interest in investor education that was unbiased. SAC is in a unique position to provide that platform by simply expanding its current financial workshop offerings.

Don’t outlive your income – “Money for Life 101TM” is the first in a series of one-night, 3-hour financial literacy workshops given by Santa Ana College’s Community Services Program. This workshop is an unbiased step for investors to discover if Fixed Annuities fit into their investment portfolio.

Information is provided by Dr. Steve Weisbart, Chief Economist for the Insurance Information Institute. The workshop is from 6:00 to 9 p.m. Oct. 14. The cost is $49 per person and $79 per couple.

To register go to or call 714.564.6594

Santa Ana College (SAC) has joined with WallStreet University, Inc. (WSU), a developer and provider of on-line investor education courses headquartered in Costa Mesa, CA, to offer WSU’s live financial literacy workshops to adults.

"WallStreet University’s experience in adult investor education meets the increasing market demand for a highly educated investing public,” said Lithia Williams, Director, Community Services Program at Santa Ana College. Santa Ana College Community Services has always provided superior courses to our adult students and this collaboration allows us to maintain this in the financial literacy sector."

“This collaboration is important to us from two standpoints,” said William Nordstrom, WSU CEO. “In addition to providing a solution to the need for increasing adult financial literacy by providing a curriculum, we provide SAC with a program to qualify local instructors through the CFLI Program – a combination that is not only new but will enable over 1,000 Community Colleges across the country to become the focal points for financial literacy education. No investor will be more than minutes away from a credible source of unbiased education.”

About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College is a public community college of Rancho Santiago Community College District serving the residents of Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Anaheim, Fountain Valley and Tustin. The college provides education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional courses for personal and professional development, and customized training for business and industry.

About WallStreet University

WallStreet University is an innovator in providing unbiased, academically sound, on-line investor education to individual investors who want to improve their investing knowledge and skills. WSU has been working with subject matter experts such as S&P, Lipper and the Insurance Information Institute to provide adult investors unbiased, engaging educational content. This content is the foundation for the WSU Financial Literacy Live Workshops which are now easy to access through local Community Colleges.

WSU Contact: Bill Nordstrom
WallStreet University, Inc.
Costa Mesa, CA

SAC Contact: Nikita C. Flynn- Public Information Officer
Public Affairs
Santa Ana College

Santa Ana College
Nikita C. Flynn