Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week

March 30 - April 6, 2019

Money Smart Week was created by the Money Smart Advisory Council, a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy. Join your Library for the following programs aimed at helping you improve your personal finances:

  • Let's Talk Money
  • Handle Your Business
  • Family Jeopardy
  • Preparing to Invest in Stocks

View program dates and times below.

Money Smart Week Programs

Money Smart: Real Money, Real World

Saturday Apr. 4
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Managing your money can be one of your hardest challenges as an adult. Real Money, Real World is a game designed to teach you what to expect and how to cope with this challenge.

Event Details for Money Smart: Real Money, Real World

Money Smart: Family Financial Trivia

Tuesday Apr. 7
at 5:30 p.m.

Location: South

Host Wendy Easler moderates as families challenge each other on money-themed trivia. Test your money smarts in this Jeopardy-style game and winning fun prizes! Fun for the whole family.

Event Details for Money Smart: Family Financial Trivia

Money Smart: Starting Your Own Investment Club

Tuesday Apr. 7
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

Investing can be daunting, especially for a novice investor. Learn about the advantages of starting an Investment Club instead of tackling investment decisions on your own in this free workshop.

Event Details for Money Smart: Starting Your Own Investment Club

Money Smart: Real Money, Real World

Tuesday Apr. 7
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

Managing your money can be one of your hardest challenges as an adult. Real Money, Real World is a game designed to teach you what to expect and how to cope with this challenge.

Event Details for Money Smart: Real Money, Real World

Money Smart: Everything Credit

Wednesday Apr. 8
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

Do you know your credit score? How does your score affect your borrowing power? And are there was to improve it? Promedica’s financial coaches can tell you this and so much more about credit!

Event Details for Money Smart: Everything Credit

Money Smart: Couponing Edition

Wednesday Apr. 8
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Oregon

How far can your budget stretch? Latisha Williams, the Frugalicious Diva, & Tasha Davis, of I LUV 2 Coupon, will show you ways to maximize your money through couponing.

Event Details for Money Smart: Couponing Edition

Money Smart: Financial Apps

Wednesday Apr. 8
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

There's an app for everything - but finding a good one is sometimes difficult. Finding safe and secure financial, credit and shopping apps is a must. Join us to explore some of the best available.

Event Details for Money Smart: Financial Apps

Money Smart: Family Financial Trivia

Thursday Apr. 9
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Locke

Host Wendy Easler moderates as families challenge each other on money-themed trivia. Test your money smarts in this Jeopardy-style game and winning fun prizes! Fun for the whole family.

Event Details for Money Smart: Family Financial Trivia

Money Smart: Couponing

Thursday Apr. 9
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

How far can your budget stretch? Latisha Williams, the Frugalicious Diva, & Tasha Davis, of I LUV 2 Coupon, will show you ways to maximize your money through couponing.

Event Details for Money Smart: Couponing

Money Smart: Real Money, Real World

Thursday Apr. 9
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Holland

Managing your money can be one of your hardest challenges as an adult. Real Money, Real World is a game designed to teach you what to expect and how to cope with this challenge.

Event Details for Money Smart: Real Money, Real World

Money Smart: Everything Credit

Thursday Apr. 9
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Do you know your credit score? How does your score affect your borrowing power? And are there was to improve it? Promedica’s financial coaches can tell you this and so much more about credit!

Event Details for Money Smart: Everything Credit

Money Smart: Everything Credit

Friday Apr. 10
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Do you know your credit score? How does your score affect your borrowing power? And are there was to improve it? Promedica’s financial coaches can tell you this and so much more about credit!

Event Details for Money Smart: Everything Credit