This week is Money Smart Week®.
Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a national education campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This year the dates are April 22 to 29.
Money Smart Week is the collaboration of hundreds of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. They come together once a year to stress the importance of financial literacy.
Do you seek advice on:
- Managing student debt?
- Better managing your money?
- Understanding the importance of credit and how it works?
- Challenging errors on credit reports?
- Teaching your children about money?
- Investing or planning for retirement?
These are just a few of the topics that will be covered in free educational seminars and activities from April 22 to 29. The programming is offered to all demographics and income levels.
To learn about events in your area, participate in webinars or access online resources, visit http://www.moneysmartweek.org. or do an internet search on “Money Smart Week 2017.”
You can test your financial literacy at these sites:
- National Financial Capability Study
- Quartz Media worldwide financial literacy test
- Forbes 7 Questions to Test Your Financial Literacy
This blog is published to provide you with general information only, and is not intended to provide specific or comprehensive advice. Money Care, LLC encourages individuals to seek advice from competent professionals when appropriate.