Money Smart Week 2022 is April 9th through the 16th. This year marks the 20th anniversary of this national public education program coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and delivered by a network of supporters. This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finance. Topics include: budgeting, credit, buying or refinancing a home, and understanding social security benefits.
This year’s line-up includes:
- Monday, April 11 @ 1:00 p.m. CT | Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
- Tuesday, April 12 @ 1:00 p.m. CT | Credit: Build & Improve It! Presented by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Wednesday, April 13 @ 1:00 p.m. CT | Buying or Refinancing a Home: Options & Tools Presented by North West Housing Partnership
- Thursday, April 14 @ 1:00 p.m. CT | Understanding Social Security Benefits Presented by the Social Security Administration
Go to www.moneysmartweek.org to see the list of free, virtual events and to get registered.
Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 will be held Saturday, April 10 – Saturday, April 17. Money Smart Week is a national public education program coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago & delivered by a network of supporters. This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s line-up of virtual program topics include; saving, basic banking, student loans, fraud protection, personal finance, budgeting, and more. Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 will focus on one daily “Money Smart” theme. Content will be provided by government, non-profit and educational institutions through a combination of 10-15-minute presentations, checklists, toolkits, and other pertinent resources.
View more details at www.moneysmartweek.org. Events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised.
Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign to promote financial education across all age groups. Launched in 2002 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the program is now active in more than 45 states through national partnerships with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Cooperative Extension and the American Library Association.
Watch our blog all this week for resources and information on money and finance from our library.