Free Teen Financial Reality Fair April 21
As part of Rockford’s fifth annual Money Smart Week, the Rockford Area Chapter of Credit Unions will host a free “Teen Financial Reality Fair” for students age 13-18.
The seminar will be from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, April 21, at the Rockford Public Library East Branch, 6685 E. State St.
Students are invited to participate in this fun, interactive event that helps prepare them for the “real world.” Learn how to budget, and decide how to spend your money once you are on your own. Free pizza and pop will be offered, too.
Reservations are preferred by calling Denise Leonard at Generations Credit Union, (815) 316-2900, ext.104, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by April 20. Walk-ins will also be welcome. Participants are limited to the first 50.
This event is one of more than 85 free classes, seminars and activities promoting financial education that will take place during Rockford’s fifth annual Money Smart Week Illinois, April 21-28. Coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its Money Smart partners, Money Smart Week is designed to educate consumers about money management and create awareness of financial education programs on a range of topics.
From the April 18-24, 2012, issue
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