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Money Smart Week 2021

Money Smart Week, April 10-17, aims to help people better manage their personal finances.

Short (15-20 minute) online programs will focus on a different “Money Smart” theme each day of the week.  Topics include Basic Banking, Student Loans, Housing Protections, and Managing Personal Finances during Covid-19.  Sign up here: https://forms.gle/Dx7EAQXyfQmQn5DG7

We’ll also be sharing online games to teach children basic financial skills related to earning, saving and spending money.  These interactive games are designed for children ages 7 to 11 but are appropriate for other ages as well.  You'll be able to find the games on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pulaskilibrary/

Here's a full list of the daily Money Smart Week programs:

  • Talking Cents (The University of Chicago Financial Education Initiative) - Saturday, April 10 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT
  • Saving (FINRA Investor Education Foundation) - Sunday, April 11 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT
  • Basic Banking (The Economic Awareness Council) - Monday, April 12 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Student Loans (U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid) - Tuesday, April 13 @ 12:30 p.m. EDT
  • Fraud Protection (Internal Revenue Service) - Wednesday, April 14 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Personal Finance (Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center) - Thursday, April 15 @ 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Housing Protections + Resources (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) - Friday, April 16 @ 12:00 p.m. EDT
  • Budgeting (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension) - Saturday, April 17 @ 10:30 a.m. EDT

Find details about each program and sign up at https://forms.gle/Dx7EAQXyfQmQn5DG7

All Money Smart Week programs are free and open to the public.  Learn more about Money Smart Week at https://www.moneysmartweek.org/