Lawrence Tech, WWJ event to present expert advice on ‘financial fitness’

SOUTHFIELD – The Leaders and Innovators speaker series at Lawrence Technological University, presented by WWJ Newsradio 950, will present a “Crash Course on Financial Fitness” for its next program on Thursday, Nov. 15.

The event begins with networking and continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. with the program running from 8 to 9 a.m. The venue is the University Technology and Learning Center Gallery on the LTU campus, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield (see

Panelists are to include Kirk Cassidy, president of Senior Planning Advisors, a Farmington Hills-based financial planning firm, and Marc H. Wander, a Bloomfield Hills attorney who specializes in estate planning. Murray Feldman, WWJ Newsradio 950 business editor, will serve as moderator.

The event will give attendees great ideas on making the most of their income and creating a viable financial plan for their future.

The event is free, but registration is required. To register, visit

The rest of the Leaders and Innovators series for the 2018-19 program year includes:

Thursday, Feb. 21: Business and Taxation

Thursday, March 21: Women Entrepreneurs

Thursday, April 18: Topic to be determined

Lawrence Technological University,, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 15 percent of universities for the salaries of its graduates, and U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best Midwestern universities. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.

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