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BMO Financial Group Sponsors Sixth Annual Make A Difference - Wisconsin Investment Conference

All Proceeds From the Conference Will Benefit Youth Financial Literacy Education in the State

MILWAUKEE, WI -- (Marketwired) -- 05/08/14 -- BMO Financial Group today announced that it will be the Premier Sponsor of the sixth annual Make A Difference - Wisconsin Conference. The annual event provides a forum for investment ideas and serves as an opportunity to raise money for the work being done by Make A Difference - Wisconsin.

Make A Difference - Wisconsin is one of the country's leading non-profit organizations dedicated to providing teens with financial literacy and money management skills. The sold-out event, their biggest fundraiser of the year, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 15th.

"Financial literacy is an issue that affects everyone in our state and across our country so BMO is proud to be supporting the important work being done by Make A Difference - Wisconsin," said Dean Urbanski, Vice President and National Sales Manager, BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc., a part of BMO Financial Group, and Board Member of Make A Difference - Wisconsin. "Helping our young people gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions will not only help set them up for financial success in the future, but also benefit our overall economy."

For more information, go to www.makeadifferencewisconsin.org.

About BMO Financial Group
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of $593 billion and more than 45,500 employees at January 31, 2014.

Securities, investment advisory services and insurance products are offered through BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC. SEC-registered investment adviser. BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc. and BMO Harris Bank N.A. are affiliated companies. Securities and insurance products offered are: NOT A DEPOSIT - NOT INSURED BY THE FDIC OR ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY - NOT GUARANTEED BY ANY BANK - MAY LOSE VALUE.

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