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Free Financial Planning Workshop for Special Needs Families, Jan. 26

UNION COUNTY, NJ— January 12, 2022 —Families with special needs children are invited to attend a free online event titled “Financial Education Workshop for Special Needs Families,” at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 26. The event will be moderated by Union County Commissioner Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded and will feature guidance from financial experts with The MidAtlantic Resource Group.

The event is sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners through the Union County Office on Women and the Office for People with Disabilities and Special Needs in the Department of Human Services. To register for the Zoom link, visit the Office on Women at ucnj.org/women.

“We know how difficult it can be to prepare for financial contingencies, and households that include special needs children face additional obstacles. This workshop will help parents and care givers sort through the estate planning process with reliable, expert guidance,” said Commissioner Board Chair Rebecca Williams.

Conventional financial planning approaches may trigger unintended funding and tax issues where special needs children are concerned. The workshop will cover aspects of budgeting and estate planning that are unique to households with special needs children.

The panel will include Pasqual Rinaudo, Chief Operating Officer of MidAtlantic Resource Group, John Surguy, a Financial Advisor with MidAtlantic Resource Group.

The Mid Atlantic Resource Group offers a wide range of financial products and advice from financial professionals, with offices throughout New Jersey. It is associated with the independently owned and operated company Special Needs and Beyond, which focuses on helping families avoid common pitfalls and obstacles in financial planning for special needs children.

For more information about this program and other events organized by the Union County Office on Women, visit ucnj.org/women or contact the Office Coordinator, Jen Erdos, at jerdos@ucnj.org or 908-527-4206, or use the online contact form.

For more information on the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs, including recreational programs and resources, visit ucnj.org/special-needs or contact the Office Director, Manuel Ramirez at mramirez@ucnj.org or 908-527-4845.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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