DETROIT (WXYZ) - Help is coming April 20-27 for Michigan consumers who want to learn how to better manage their personal finances. More than 125 free classes and events will be offered during the state's tenth-annual Money Smart Week®.
The week is coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which serves most of Michigan, and hundreds of partner organizations promoting financial education. It is designed to teach consumers about money management and generate awareness of the resources available on a wide range of topics such as saving, investing and using credit wisely.
Seminars and activities will be carried out by representatives of more than one hundred local and statewide community groups, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, businesses, schools, libraries, government agencies, places of worship and media outlets. Almost all of the activities are free and are being held in counties throughout the state, including Genesee, Ingham, Isabella, Jackson, Kent, Macomb, Monroe, Muskegon, Oakland, Saginaw, Washtenaw, and Wayne.
For more information about events slated for Money Smart Week Michigan or to take part, please go to http://www.moneysmartweek.org.
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