Thousands of free financial education classes and seminars for consumers will be held throughout the U.S. during Money Smart Week, April 22-29.
Classes are open to people of all ages at businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, community organizations and government agencies throughout the country. They cover a wide variety of money-management topics including saving for college, buying a house, using credit wisely, managing student debt and financing retirement.
The educational events will be carried out by local and regional partnering organizations. In addition, there are several national partners, including the American Library Association, the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Extension.
Those who are interested in finding out about classes in their area during Money Smart Week can visit www.moneysmartweek.org.