Money Smart Week: Get financial know-how and be money smart

Posted on April 12, 2017 at 6:00 am

Teens, parents, and adults everywhere discover sound financial practices during Money Smart Week, April 22–29, 2017, with Spokane County Library District’s programs that help you manage your money.

FOR TEENS AND TWEENS

Teens get a roadmap for creating and maintaining a budget, learn the importance of savings, and gain an understanding of what credit scores mean in the long term in a workshop presented by the Better Business Bureau.

Financial Literacy for High School Students
NORTH SPOKANE
Wednesday, April 26, 6–7pm

Tweens and teens get creative, making duct tape wallets at three locations (for students in grades 4+).

Duct Tape Wallets
DEER PARK
Wednesday, April 26, 4–5pm

MORAN PRAIRIE
Wednesday, April 26, 4–5pm

SPOKANE VALLEY
Thursday, April 27, 4–5pm

FREE SHRED DAY

Identity theft can be devastating. Thwart identity thieves by shredding your important personal and financial documents. DeVries Business Services provides professional document in the parking lots at two library locations (see below). Gather your important documents for shredding and prevent the potential headache of identity theft.

Free Shred Day
NORTH SPOKANE & SPOKANE VALLEY
in the parking lot
Saturday, April 29, 11am–3pm

FOR PARENTS AND ADULTS

From presentations by The Ultimate Cheapskate to the Better Business Bureau, our programs will help you be smarter with your dollars. Adult programs during Money Smart Week include:

Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World
With The Ultimate Cheapskate Jeff Yeager
SPOKANE VALLEY
Saturday, April 22, 2–3pm

CHENEY
Sunday, April 23, 2–3pm

THE SERVICE STATION (NORTH SPOKANE), 9315 N NEVADA
Monday, April 24, 7–8pm

Investment Club Meeting (registration required)
Presented by the Inland Empire Chapter of Better Investing
MORAN PRAIRIE
Saturday, April 22, 1–4pm

Smart Consumer Guide to Wise Buying
BBB Consumer Education Workshop
MORAN PRAIRIE
Tuesday, April 25, 6–7pm

Couponing
OTIS ORCHARDS
Tuesday, April 25, 2–4pm

CHENEY
Wednesday, April 26, 1–3pm

ARGONNE
Thursday, April 27, 2–4pm

House & Home Scams
BBB Consumer Education Workshop
SPOKANE VALLEY
Thursday, April 27, 6–7pm

Protect Your Credit Score
STCU Financial Workshop
NORTH SPOKANE
Thursday, April 27, 6–7pm

You can find more information for all Money Smart Week events in Engage magazine, available online and in print at any of our libraries. Plus you can view all Money Smart Week events on our events calendar.


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