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      Claflin graduate to host financial literacy weekend

      COLUMBIA (WACH) â?? Lugoff native and Claflin University graduate Russell Stewart hopes to help folks with their finances in a three day weekend event.

      Heâ??s hosting the â??Build Your Network and Grow Your Net Worthâ?? on March 20th â?? 22nd, 2014.

      The events kick off Thursday night with networking event titled â??Network After Work Socialâ?? at The Wild Hare Sports CafÃ, 902 Gervais Street from 6-9pm.

      Here is an opportunity for professionals to connect with businessmen, executives, investors and entrepreneurs from across Columbia.

      Than on Friday, Stewart will be a guest speaker at The African American Male Leadership Conference at the Airport Campus of Midlands Technical College.

      Itâ??s located at 1260 Lexington Drive West Columbia. Heâ??s set to speak to students about on How To Build Their Net Worth through education, finance principles and entrepreneurship.

      Saturday is the last day. Stewart will be co-sponsoring The 2nd Annual Hype Personal Finance and Investment Strategy Seminar.

      His focus will be on budgeting, how to get out of debt, and successful investing. This event will be held from 1-3 pm in the D Company Classroom 5500 Marion Ave Fort Jackson, SC 29207.