2019 Nebraska Conference Schedule

Friday, November 1, 2019
8:00am – 4:30pm

This is a FREE Event

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Registration Opens
Breakfast Sponsored by Cobalt Credit Union and Nebraska Credit Union League

Coffee and light pastries, first come first serve

8:00 am – 8:30 am

Conference Opening
Carolyn Holly, Emcee
State Treasurer John Murante, Conference Host
Derek Kreifels, President, SFOF

8:30 am – 9:15 am

General Session
Linda Cohen, Conference Coach & Author of 1,000 Mitzvahs

9:15 am – 9:30 am

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9:30 am – 10:45 am

General Session
Panel of Experts

10:45 am – 11:00 am

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11:00 am – 11:50 am

Breakout Session 1
1A. 8 Rules of Thumb to Financial Health: One Step at a Time
1B. Saving for Education – The In’s and Out’s of a 529 Plan
1C. Building Your Brand
1D. Avoiding Identity Theft and Preventing Fraud
1E. Becoming a proactive planner: What is an estate plan, a living will, and why should I have one?

11:50 am – 12:00 pm

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12:00 pm

Lunch Begins
Sponsored by First National Bank of Omaha, Wells Fargo, and KETV ABC Channel 7

Box lunch sandwich or salad, first come first serve

12:05 pm – 12:45 pm

“Working Lunch” Special Presentation: TC Energy Women in Leadership Panel Discussion


  • Judi gaiashkibos, Executive Director, Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs
  • The Hon. Lou Ann Linehan, Nebraska State Senator
  • Tiffany Smiley, Co-founder, Hope Unseen

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

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1:00 pm – 1:50 pm

Breakout Session 2
2A. Know your credit score? Tips to improve your FICO score before making a major purchase
2B. ABLE – Giving those with disabilities the ability to save
2C. Weathering the Storm: Navigating your long term financial plan no matter the forecast
2D. What to do when Mom or Dad dies
2E. Planning ahead: What types of insurance makes sense for you?

1:50 pm – 2:00 pm

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2:00 pm – 2:50 pm

Breakout Session 3
3A. Defeating Debt: Freedom to live within your means
3B. Saving for the Future – It’s Never Too Early, It’s Never Too Late!
3C. Investing 101 – Getting started is half the battle
3D. From idea to action – How to start a business
3E. How You Can Harness Your Financial Power

2:50 pm – 3:05 pm

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3:05 pm – 3:15 pm

General Session
Announcements – Door Prizes

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

General Session
U.S. Army Major (Retired) Scotty & Tiffany Smiley, Authors, and founders of Hope Unseen
Keynote Speaker presented by Union Bank & Trust

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

General Session
Final Door Prizes
End of the Inaugural Smart Women, Smart Money Conference in Omaha!

Join us next year as Smart Women Smart Money celebrate 20 YEARS!

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