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Virtual Money Smart Week: April 10-17, 2021
Virtual Money Smart Week: April 10-17, 2021
Opal Anderson
Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 will be held Saturday, April 10 – Saturday, April 17. This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a partner of the Money Smart Week initiative, we  hope you and your community members will participate in these free events.

This year’s line-up includes:

April 10 @ 10:00 a.m. CST |

Talking Cents (The University of Chicago Financial Education Initiative)

Saving (FINRA Investor Education Foundation)

April 12 @ 12:00 p.m. CST |

Basic Banking (The Economic Awareness Council)

April 13 @ 12:30 p.m. CST |

Student Loans (U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid)

April 14 @ 1:00 p.m. CST |

Fraud Protection (Internal Revenue Service)

April 15 @ 1:00 p.m. CST |

Personal Finance (Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center)

April 16 @ 12:00 p.m. CST |

Housing Protections + Resources (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

April 17 @ 10:30 a.m. CST |

Budgeting (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension)

View more details at Events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised.

Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process.

The Illinois Office of the Comptroller provides various free Financial Literacy programs throughout the year. View details at