Money Smart Week

2019 Money Smart Week will be March 30 - April 6: Become Money Smart!

"Money Smart Week,"  a national initiative in its eighth year, is a collaboration between the American Library Association (ALA) and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming to help members of your community better manage their personal finances. 

Libraries of all types can and do participate, providing programming for all ages and all stages of life on topics such as: basic budgeting; managing student debt; retirement planning; home purchasing; saving money through couponing; and how to prevent identity theft.

This national initiative from ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago helps consumers of all ages improve their financial literacy. All types of libraries can participate. Learn about partnership opportunities, resources, and programming ideas. 

For more information, visit the ALA's Money Smart Week page.

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