U.S. Education Secretary to Discuss Importance of Financial Education to Youth at Pensions & Investments' Conference in New York City

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson at Pensions & Investments' conference on June 23 in New York City. During his remarks, Duncan will discuss the importance of financial education in ensuring that all children are college and career ready, which lays the groundwork for a lifetime of sound financial decisions. He will also talk about rethinking today's pension systems to reflect the needs of current graduates. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The three-day conference—"Investment Innovation & the Global Future of Retirement"—June 22-24, will bring together the nation's top retirement plan executives from major corporations across the globe.