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Money Smart Week® Financial Education Programs

Waukesha County UW-Extension is coordinated several financial education programs in conjunction with Money Smart Week®. Money Smart Week® is a week-long public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances, which was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Tuesday, April 25th, Noon to 1 pm – Money Smart Week®, UW-Waukesha
This fair style program will provide UWW students with the opportunity to learn about topics such as paying for college, creating a budget, the power of compounding, making a car purchase decision, finding a summer job or internship, and understanding the financial aid process. Handouts on other financial education topics will also be available to students. Agency representatives include Marine Bank and Kevin Bay Investments. This event is financially supported by Marine Bank – Waukesha/Elm Grove, member FDIC.

Wednesday, April 26th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm – Setting Financial Goals, Stonegate Apartments
Residents of Stonegate Apartments in Sussex will learn about building a solid credit score, the benefits of having a solid credit score, and how to create a budget. This free program is presented and financially supported by Marine Bank – Waukesha/Elm Grove, member FDIC.

Thursday, April 27, 7:30 to 8:30 pm – Intelligent Investing, Waukesha Public Library
This investing presentation is free and open to the public. Adam Ryback, of Kevin Bay Investments, will share the fundamental principles of investing. If you are not sure what is in your portfolio or are looking for a framework to manage your investments, such as in a 401K or IRA, consider attending this presentation at the Waukesha Public Library (321 Wisconsin Avenue, Waukesha). Registration is not required.

Friday, April 28, Noon to 2:30 pm – The A, B, C’s of Saving Money, Maple Avenue Elementary School
Students in grades 4 and 5 at the Maple Avenue Elementary School in Sussex will learn about banking basics. This is program is presented and financially supported by Marine Bank – Waukesha/Elm Grove, member FDIC.

Civil Rights Statement: University of Wisconsin, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Wisconsin counties cooperating. An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.