Money Smart Week is a week-long free virtual campaign that aims to help people better manage their personal finances. It is:
- 100% virtual
- Livestreamed events + select resources
- Focused on aiding the hardest-hit communities
Money Smart Week 2022 Programs:
These online workshops cover important financial topics ranging from budgeting, personal credit, home buying and Social Security benefits. Events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process.
On Monday, April 11, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT Money Smart Week will host
On Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT Money Smart Week will host “Credit: Build & Improve It!”
Is your credit keeping you from the home, car, or job of your choice? In this session, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will explain what a credit score is and how it changes as well as introduce key steps you can take to boost your credit score.
During this presentation, The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will highlight tools to help you monitor and address common issues in your credit report that could be unfairly impacting your score. This session will include links to the CFPB’s free publications and resources so you understand your rights.
On Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CT Money Smart Week will host “Understanding Social Security Retirement, Spouse, and Survivor Benefits.”
Social Security touches the lives of every American and is a vital part of any financial plan. Securing today and tomorrow starts with being informed. In this session with the Social Security Administration:
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