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Money Smart Week @ Ida Rupp

After a successful first year in 2011, with libraries in more than 30 states participating, the American Library Association is again partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for Money Smart Week @ Your Library in 2012.


Money Smart Week’s mission is to promote personal financial literacy. Libraries of all types have participated in Money Smart Week, partnering with community groups, financial institutions, government agencies, educational organizations and other financial experts to help consumers learn to better manage their personal finances.  Money Smart Week is April 21-28 and lots of programming is planned at the Ida Rupp Public Library:

Saturday, April 21:
• 1 p.m. — 212 Capital Group “Investing”
• 2 p.m. — Joe the Coupon Guy “Saving $ with Coupons”

Wednesday, April 25:
• 8 a.m. — Jeff Krabill tells how to "Get the Best Bang for Your Buck" (brought to you in partnership with the Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce)
• 5:30 p.m. — Society for Financial Awareness "Getting Fiscally Fit" Part 1

Thursday, April 26:
• 11 a.m. — United Way
• 4 p.m. — Apprisen Financial Advocate "Budgeting"
• 5:30 p.m. — Society for Financial Awareness “Getting Fiscally Fit” Part 2

Friday, April 27
• 2 p.m. — Karen McKinley, Huntington Bank “Identity Theft”
• 3-5 p.m. — AccuShred – bring your private documents to shred safely at the library
• 3:30 p.m. — Joint Solid Waste Management District “Recycling”
• 5:30 p.m. — Society for Financial Awareness “Getting Fiscally Fit” Part 3

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