Money Smart Week is a national public awareness campaign created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002. It is now a nationwide event with libraries and other institutions throughout the country offering programs to help improve financial literacy. To celebrate, we are offering the following events:
Monday, April 18, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library
Learn how to prevent being a victim as well as the steps to follow if someone steals your identity. Glenn Clark from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office and Colleen Godfrey, a consumer education specialist, from the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union will present. Please register here or call 586-574-4564.
Power Over Debt
Tuesday, April 26, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library
This workshop will highlight ways to avoid debt and build a more secure future. Discussions include understanding and improving your credit report and score, as well as steps to tackling debt through identifying spending habits and budgeting. Colleen Godfrey from the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union will present. Please register here or call 586-574-4564.