Kids and adults get financial know-how during Money Smart Week

Posted on March 14, 2019 at 6:00 am

MONEY SMART WEEK

March 30–April 6, 2019

Kids decorate piggy banks and learn about spending, giving away, and saving their hard-earned dollars during our Swanky Swine Showdown program.

We’re thwarting fraudsters on Free Shred Day. Bring your personal and financial documents for safe and secure shredding—whether you have one pile or 10.

Learn investment terminology and strategies that work for your life. Plus learn how to organize your finances and become debt free.

Have you met our digital resources? We set you up with some super helpful ones to take your financial savvy up a notch.

MONEY SMART PROGRAMS

Swanky Swine Showdown

Decorate a piggy bank to make it uniquely yours, and learn about deciding when to spend, give away, and save your hard-earned money with our “Spend or Save” activity! Your decorated piggy bank will be on display for a week in the library for voting, and after votes are collected, you can take it home. All ages

Kids 8 and under must bring an adult.

DEER PARK
Thursday, Mar 28, 3:30–4:30pm

OTIS ORCHARDS
Thursday, Mar 28, 3:30–5pm

CHENEY
Monday, Apr 1, 1–2pm

MORAN PRAIRIE
Tuesday, Apr 2, 4–5pm

NORTH SPOKANE
Tuesday, Apr 2, 4–5pm

ARGONNE
Wednesday, Apr 3, 3:30–4:30pm

MEDICAL LAKE
Wednesday, Apr 3, 3–4pm

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Thursday, Apr 4, 2–3pm

FAIRFIELD
Thursday, Apr 4, 2–3pm

SPOKANE VALLEY
Thursday, Apr 4, 4–5pm

Free Shred Day

Protect yourself from identity theft with free professional document shredding. Shredding provided by DeVries Business Services.

NORTH SPOKANE & SPOKANE VALLEY
Saturday Mar 30, 11am–3pm

Investment Club Meeting

Learn about investing by attending an active investment club. Both those new to investing and experienced investors are welcome. Presentation is by the Inland Empire Chapter of Better Investing.

ARGONNE
Saturday, Mar 30, 1–3:30pm

Investment Terminology Demystified

Solve the mystery and gain understanding of stock investing terminology in this no-nonsense discussion. A firm grasp on the language of investing can help you confidently build and manage your investments toward future goals. Presentation is by the Inland Empire Chapter of Better Investing, a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to stock investing education.

MORAN PRAIRIE
Tuesday, Apr 2, 7–8:30pm

Organize Your Finances

Experience the benefits of getting your files and money organized. Great for emergencies and everyday living. This workshop is presented by STCU. Register online at stcu.org/workshops.

NORTH SPOKANE
Tuesday, Apr 2, 6–7pm | REGISTER

Online Investing

Members of the Whitworth Student Investment Club show beginning investors how to get started with online investing. This presentation provides information about stock trading and basic equity research methods and includes investing resources.

NORTH SPOKANE
Thursday, Apr 4, 6–7pm

Become Debt Free

Assess your current finances and learn how to use tools that make debt-free living possible. This workshop is presented by STCU. Register online at stcu.org/workshops.

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Thursday, Apr 4, 6–7pm | REGISTER

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Consumer Reports

Save money by making smart buys with unbiased, reliable ratings, reviews, and comparisons on thousands of products from the best-known testing resource—Consumer Reports.

Gale Courses

Learn about personal finance, budgeting, and investing with engaging 6-week courses that are taught online by college instructors who are experts in their fields with our digital resource Gale Courses.

Money Smart Reads (for grownups)

Be money smart and learn about investing, saving, and getting out of debt with these staff-picked titles from our collection.

Books for Money Smart Kids

Do you want to fill your piggy bank? Get ideas for earning and saving money for a rainy day or a special purchase with these librarian-selected books.

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