Free Money Smart Week Programs

Free Money Smart Week Programs

Tue, 8 Apr, 2014 at 9:30
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We are hosting one free financial program during Money Smart Week®, April 5-12, 2014. All Money Smart Week® events are open to the public at businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, nonprofits, and government agencies throughout the nation. We're a a strong supporter of the Money Smart series which promotes financial literacy all year round.

Program Schedule:

“Money Smart: Money Matters/Budgeting”
Tuesday, April 8
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Mt. Prospect Library
10 S. Emerson St. | Mt. Prospect, IL

Class Description: The program will help you understand how to manage money by preparing a personal spending plan and identifying ways to decrease spending and increase income.

To sign up for this program or to find other programs in your area, visit

About Money Smart Week
Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign to promote financial literacy across all age groups. Launched in 2002 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the program is now active in more than 45 states through national partnerships with the American Library Association and the Financial Planning Association. New 2013 national partners are the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Cooperative Extension. More than 3,000 free, financial literacy programs are offered nationwide during Money Smart Week® on topics ranging from budgeting to saving for college and retirement. Events are coordinated and hosted by partnering organizations including local banks, universities, government agencies, community groups and libraries.

About Village Bank & Trust
Village Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, has seven locations in the following cities; Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect, Park Ridge, and Prospect Heights. Village Bank & Trust provides customized financial solutions for residents and businesses in the area. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. For more information visit the bank’s website at, “Like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @BankAtVillage.