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Money Smart Week 2016

March 30, 2016

Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. These groups come together once a year to stress the importance of financial literacy, inform consumers about where they can get help and provide free educational seminars and activities throughout the week. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance from establishing a budget to first time home buying to estate planning. The effort was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002.

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Money Smart Week Classes at Heartland Community College

April 28, 2016 

Expect the Unexpected: The Basics of Health Insurance
Chris Maxeiner, 9-10AM, WDC 1400

Long Term Care
Chris Kauffman, 10-11AM, WDC 1402

Identity Fraud and How to Safeguard Against It
Cranston Sparks, 12-1PM, WDC 1402

How Much Money Can Public Transit Save Me?
Gabe Goldsmith, 1-2PM, WDC 1403

Investing & Risk: What Do You Really Need to Know?
Don Wettstein, 5-6PM, WDC 1405

Retire Wisely
DavyLynne Sebade, 5-6PM, WDC 1403

Identity Fraud and How to Safeguard Against It
Cranston Sparks, 5:30-6:30PM, WDC 1402

From Me to We
DavyLynne Sebade, 6-7PM, WDC 1403 

April 29, 2016

Essentials of Funding Your Small Business
Reg Bernard, 9-10:30AM, WDC 1402

Long Term Care Insurance Planning
Ann Higgens, 10-10:45AM, WDC 1400

Government Contracting: Doing Business with the Government
Reg Bernard, 11AM-12:30AM, WDC 1402

Planning for Equal or Fair Transfer of Your Assets
Ann Higgens, 12-12:45PM, WDC 1400

Buying an Existing Business
Reg Bernard, 1-2:30PM, WDC 1402

What Happens After the Paychecks Stop? A Retirement Income Primer Seminar
Matt Sanders, 1-2PM, WDC 1403

Home Buyer’s Seminar
Andy Mitchell, 2-3PM, WDC 1403

Maximizing Business Value
Reg Bernard, 2:30-4PM, WDC 1402