Money $mart Week
Money $mart Week raises awareness about how people can manage their personal finances better. One week each year organizations, including the Plainfield Public Library, present programs, seminars and activities for everyone in the family about financial literacy. Whether you are new to budgeting, planning to buy or sell a home, need to teach your kids about money, or you are planning your retirement, Money $mart Week has something of interest for you.
Money $mart Week runs from April 22-29, 2017. Check our events calendar for more information and to register for our upcoming Money $mart Week programs. You can also find more resources at the Money $mart Week website.
Refresh Your Financial Plan
April 25th at 7:00 PM
Looking to update your personal finances? Melissa Newton from MoneyBasicsU.com magazine presents tips and resources to help save you money, manage credit/debt, cut banking fees, and avoid ID theft and scams. Attendees receive a copy of 25 Ways to Save & Stretch Your Money.
Healthcare Planning in Retirement
April 26th at 2:00 PM
Bentron Financial Retirement planning expert Greg Kurinec provides an overview of Medicare plans, long-term insurance and strategies used to protect yourself from the high cost of long-term care.
Saving for College
April 26th at 6:00 PM
Take advantage of open enrollment and start saving for your child’s future college needs. A College Illinois! 529 Prepaid Tuition Plan allows Illinois families to prepay for future tuition at today’s current contract price.
Be Your Own Boss
April 29th at 10:00 AM
Are you looking to boost your income? You can start earning money quickly as a freelancer or consultant. Author Diana Schneidman explains how to land well-paid freelance and consulting work in 30 days or less.