Beverly Bank & Trust Hosts Free Money Smart Week Programs

Beverly Bank & Trust Hosts Free Money Smart Week Programs

Fri, 4 Apr, 2014 at 15:43
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Beverly Bank & Trust is hosting two free financial programs 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. The bank is a strong supporter of the Money Smart series which promotes financial literacy all year round.

 

Program Schedule:

 

 

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft & Methods to Prevent Financial Exploitation
Wednesday, April 9  |  10 a.m.
Chicago Ridge Library  |  10400 Oxford Ave. | Chicago Ridge, IL

 

Class Description: This program will help you recognize and reduce the risk of elder financial exploitation, guard against identity theft, prepare financially for disasters, and find other helpful resources for managing your money or reporting financial exploitation.

Setting Financial Goals & Put Yourself First

Thursday, April 10  |  7 p.m.
Chicago Ridge Library  |  10400 Oxford Ave. | Chicago Ridge, IL  

Class Description: The program will teach you the steps to take to recover financially and rebuild your credit after experiencing a financial setback.

 

To sign up for these programs or to find other programs in your area, visit www.moneysmartweek.org

 

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.