CHICAGO, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has once again organized a series of free workshops and activities for Money Smart Week, April 2 to 9. Events during the week are designed to help consumers of all ages better manage and understand their personal finances.
Members of the Illinois CPA Society will be participating in the following Money Smart Week activities:
- Tuesday, April 5, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: Martrice Caldwell, CPA will be part of a career panel - "Careers in Business Panel with On the Money Magazine"- for high school students at the Harold Washington Library, Lower Level , 400 South State Street, Chicago.
- Wednesday, April 6, Noon - 1:00 p.m.: Kelley Long, CPA will hold a "How Will You Make Ends Meet after Columbia?" workshop for Columbia College students at the College, 618 South Michigan Avenue, Stage 2, Second Floor. This presentation will be geared to the issues of self-employed artists.
- Thursday, April 7, 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.: Betsy Matthews, CPA will hold a "Making Your Money Work for You" budgeting workshop at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin. The event is part of the College's Financial $marts for Adult Students event.
For more events and information about Money Smart Week visit the Chicago area site at www.chicagofed.org.
The Illinois CPA Society and its members can be an invaluable resource to consumers looking to expand their financial understanding or get help with anything and everything from budgets to back taxes. Information and resources are also available on the Illinois CPA Society's site, www.icpas.org, which includes the "Find a CPA" Directory should you need more guidance. For consumer tips, visit the Society on Twitter @Thriftitude.
About the Illinois CPA Society
The Illinois CPA Society, founded in 1903, is the fourth largest state CPA society in the nation, with more than 24,000 members. It is the premier professional organization that represents CPAs in Illinois. During its over 100 years of existence, the Society has advanced the highest ethical and financial standards of the profession, and has been a leader in educating the public on financial issues.
SOURCE Illinois CPA Society