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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Shreve Memorial Library Celebrates Money Smart Week April 10 – 17

SML Celebrates Virtual Money Smart Week

With interest rates at an all-time low, and the real estate market booming, Shreve Memorial Library in partnership with Pelican State Credit Union invite potential homebuyers to learn more about homeownership and the buying process during Money Smart Week 2021.  A free virtual presentation will take place Tuesday, April 13 at 2:00 p.m. via Zoom, and registration is required. Other free virtual Money Smart Week programs will also take place starting, Saturday, April 10 and run throughout the week.

Money Smart Week is a national public education program coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and delivered by a network of supporters that empowers people with the knowledge and skills to make better-informed personal financial decisions around the key financial pillars of saving, spending, borrowing and planning. Money Smart Week runs April 10 through April 17.

Shreve Memorial Library and Pelican State Credit Union will present, “Owning the Home Buying Process,” a virtual workshop covering home buying tips, defining mortgage terms, and discussing the pros and cons of owning a home.  Participants will learn all the basics of buying a home and home ownership. The workshop is free and open to all interested in learning more about the home buying process. Those interested may register at https://bit.ly/SMLhome.

Other free Virtual Money Smart Week programs with a variety of money topics runs throughout the week. To participate, visit www.moneysmartweek.org  and sign up for these awesome free online financial literacy workshops.

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

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