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Money Smart Week – April 21-28, 2018

Time to get smart with your money and learn how it can work for you – that’s right, Money Smart Week is back!

Money Smart Week began as a coordinated effort of the Money Smart Advisory Council, a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy.  The goal? Helping consumers learn to better manage their personal finances.

This year, we’re offering several MSW sessions:

Managing Your Money

Monday, April 23, 10:00 AM
Plan ahead and make financial decisions for your future.  Sasha Grabenstetter, University of Illinois Extension Educator, explains monetary transfers, estate planning and how to appoint a power of attorney.  Register here.

Protecting Your Finances

Monday, April 23, 1:00 PM
Edward Pizzo from First American Bank gives protection advice to safeguard your money against cyber financial crimes.  Register here.

Medicare 101

Monday, April 23, 3:00 PM
Get the facts on Medicare enrollment, Part A and B benefits, premiums and copayments by Medicare expert Diane Adduci. Medicare supplement plans, how they work, what they cover and which one may be right for you will also be discussed.  Register here.

Utility Bill Review

Tuesday, April 24, 10:00 AM
Save money on your utility bills by bringing your gas, electric and landline phone bills for a one-on-one analysis with a Citizens Utility Board representative.  Special registration for this event through CUB: contact 312.263.7872 or email your name, phone number and the name of this event to: events@citizensutilityboard.org.

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