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Financial Literacy

Money Smart Week

This guide was prepared by Jim Bondra, Business Librarian with input by Cathy Michael, Communications Librarian, in support of Financial Literacy awareness on our campus.  The guide will also be shared with our community as part of Money Smart Week. From moneysmartweek.og/about:

Money Smart WeMoney Smart Week logo Federal Reserve Bank of Chicagoek is a national public education program coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and delivered by a network of supporters that empowers people with the knowledge and skills to make better-informed personal financial decisions around the key financial pillars of saving, spending, borrowing and planning.

In 2023 the event is set for April 15th to the 21st and will be virtual.  REGISTER HERE ***Adjust the time zone - Shown in CT**

This year’s line-up includes:

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Monday, April 17 

Family Budgeting

Katie Cullum, County Extension Agent - Family & Consumer Science, University of Arkansas System

Tuesday, April 18

Instituciones Financieras (Financial Institutions)

Vanessa Arita Reyes, Financial Education Outreach Coordinator, Washington State Department of Financial Institutions.  *This session will be in Spanish with English captions.*

Wednesday, April 19

Debt Relief

Bruce McClary, Sr. VP of Membership and Communications, National Foundation for Credit Counseling

Thursday, April 20

Employer Retirement Plans 

Kimberly Johnson, Benefits Advisor, US Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration

A Personal Finance Lunch & Learn series was offered by Prof. Steven Novakovic (Spring 2021). 

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