DuPage Residents Get Free Money Saving Advice, April 2 - 9

-- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and DuPage County organizations announce Money Smart Week events --

Mar 15, 2011, 10:00 ET from Money Smart Week DuPage

HINSDALE, Ill., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPage County residents can get free money saving advice during Money Smart Week DuPage, April 2 – 9.  The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and a long list of DuPage County partner organizations have announced more than 60 free Money Smart Week DuPage events.  

Money Smart Week is designed to educate consumers about money management and generate awareness of financial education programs on topics such as saving, using credit wisely, and financial education for youth.  

The activities will be carried out by more than 30 DuPage area community groups, financial institutions, not-for profit organizations, businesses, schools, libraries and local government agencies.

Some of the free seminars in DuPage County include:

Money Smart Week DuPage Kickoff, Free Tax Assistance and Investing Advice from John Calamos

9:30 am – 2:00 pm, April 2, College of DuPage, Rm 2800, Student Resource Center, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn

10:30 am – John Calamos


Homeownership Preservation

11:45 am – 12:45 pm, April 2, College of DuPage, Rm 2800, Student Resource Center, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn


Insider Tips for Securing College Financial Aid

11:45 am – 12:45 pm, April 2, College of DuPage, Rm 2800, Student Resource Center, 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn


Women in Transition:  Financial Implications of Marriage or Divorce

9:30 – 11:00 am, April 2, Hilton Garden Inn, 551 N. Swift Rd., Addison


Money Smart Nutrition

Noon – 2:00 pm, April 5, Loaves & Fishes Community Pantry, 1871 High Grove Lane, Naperville


Identity Theft and Credit Basic:  Lunch and Learn

Noon – 1:30 pm, April 6, YWCA Patterson and McDaniel Family Center, 55 E. North Ave, Glendale Heights


Charitable Giving, an Investment in the Future

7:00 – 8:00 pm, April 6, Wheaton Public Library, 225 North Cross St, Wheaton


Dollars and Sense Reality Fair for Teens

Noon – 2:30 pm, April 9, Naperville Public Library, 200 W. Jefferson, Naperville


Piggy Bank Pageant:  Money Smart Story Time & Craft

1:00 – 1:45 pm, April 9, Hinsdale Public Library, 20 E. Maple St, Hinsdale



Reservations are required for some events and a complete calendar of Money Smart Week DuPage events can be viewed at: http://www.chicagofed.org/applications/money_smart_week/pubmain3.cfm?maincityid=1  Select "west suburbs" in the pull down menu on the right hand side.

For more information on Money Smart Week, visit www.moneysmartweek.org.

SOURCE Money Smart Week DuPage



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