Ideas for Participating in Money Smart Week this April

By participating in Money Smart Week, April 22 - 29, 2017, you can join hundreds of other libraries across the country helping people to better manage their personal finances. In 2016, over 900 libraries from 48 states participated.

Your library could participate by offering programs on basic budgeting, managing student debt, retirement planning, home purchasing, saving money through couponing, and how to prevent identity theft.

Here are ways you can get ready:

Financial literacy is important to all communities, and libraries can be part of the solution.

Money Smart Week is a partnership between ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, through which libraries of all types provide financial literacy programming for all stages of life.