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Message From Chris Peterson

🚨 URGENT: Only Three Days Left to Register for the Penny Forward Summit this September!

Time is running out, and we’re on the edge of an opportunity that cannot be missed. Your immediate action is needed! You are invited to register for and participate in the Penny Forward Community Engagement Summit, an absolutely pivotal event that will shape the future of our inclusive financial literacy education programs. Since its inception in 2021, Penny Forward has been unwavering in its commitment to empowering the blind community with essential financial skills. The response we’ve received has been astonishing, and it’s all thanks to individuals like you.
As the founder of Penny Forward, I am filled with pride at the progress we’ve made so far, and we’re standing on the brink of something even more extraordinary. To take this crucial next step, we urgently require the perspectives of blind people, their families, friends, and professionals who play a pivotal role in empowering them.


Why Your Immediate Participation is Critical

Your insights and feedback are the lifeblood of our progress. We cannot stress enough how vital your input is. We need to hear from you urgently. What’s working well? What could be improved? Your ideas hold the key to transforming Penny Forward into the ultimate financial education resource for our community. The clock is ticking, and we only have three days left. Don’t let this opportunity slip away. Register now!


Event Details

  • Dates: September 13th, 20th, and 27th
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET, 6:30 PM CT, 5:30 PM MT, and 4:30 PM PT
  • Duration: Each evening session will last approximately one and a half hours
  • Location: Virtual event
  • Registration: To secure your spot and learn more about the summit’s agenda, please visit our registration page at https://www.pennyforward.com/summit/.


What to Expect

Over the course of three nights, we’ll delve into meaningful discussions, share insights, and explore innovative ideas. Together, we will shape the future direction of Penny Forward, ensuring that our programs align with the evolving needs of the blind community. This summit promises to be an interactive and engaging experience, one where your voice truly matters.

Your unique perspective is invaluable to us, and we sincerely hope you can join us for this exciting event. Let’s work together to build a brighter financial future for all.

Thank you for your ongoing support, and we look forward to your participation.


Chris Peterson

President and CEO, Penny Forward


Upcoming Events

Please note: all times are listed in central time.

  • Members Only Group Chat: October's Financial Odyssey Part 1 - Planting Seeds of Independence 10/04/2023: 6:30 pm (1 hour) We are thrilled to invite you to part 1 of our October members-only group chat series, where we will embark on an exciting adventure that delves deep into the intricacies of managing your finances through the ever-changing seasons of adulthood. Just like nature transitions from Spring to Summer to Fall, so do our financial needs…
  • Early Access Podcast Episode Released To Members: To be Announced 10/10/2023: 6:00 am () In addition to our online courses, members-only group chats, weekly newsletter, and access to one to one financial counseling, Penny Forward members are able to access every Penny Forward podcast episode one week early. Join Penny Forward today to access all of our membership benefits.


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Happy Monday,

Chris Peterson
President and CEO, Penny Forward
Blind People Building Bright Futures One Penny At A Time
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (888) 332-5558

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