Money Smart - Financial Literacy

Chicago, IL

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What is Money Smart Week?


Money Smart Week is a week-long annual event, now in its 10th year, coordinated by the Chicago Federal Reserve. Money Smart Week seeks to increase financial literacy through "a series of free classes and activities designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances."
NEIU Money Smart Week 2012 events, except where noted in this calendar, will be held in the lower-level classroom (LIB-022) in the Ronald Williams Library.
Tuesday, April 17 @ 9:00a - Library lower-level classroom
Strategic Rules to Follow for Financial Fitness
Learn how to strengthen your finances.
Contact: Jerry Goldstein at (847) 832-9276 or
Location: Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)
Wednesday, April 18 @ 8:00a - Library lower-level classroom
Choice of Business Entity for Entrepreneurs
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of organizing your business as a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or limited liability company.
Contact: John Bernbom at (773) 442-6019 or
Location: Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)
Wednesday, April 18 @ 7:00p - Library lower-level classroom
Starting Up a Business Online
Learn the procedures and tools to get your business going online. Setting up a website, electronic payment and strategies for businesses online.
Contact: Francisco Iacobelli at (773) 442-4728 or
Location: Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)

Monday, April 23 @  9:00a - Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)

Webcast: International Solutions to Improving Financial Literacy
A panel of international financial literacy experts will address potential solutions to improving financial literacy for citizens in countries around the world that operate under varying economic conditions. The panelists will focus on how global government and financial education leaders, in collaboration with providers, can develop resolutions to positively impact global financial literacy efforts.
Contact: Henry Owen III at (773) 442-4420 or
Tuesday, April 24 @  9:15a - Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)
Money, Leadership and Change Management
Learn how uncertain monetary policies and the digital economy are creating new opportunities for personal wealth and your own financial management.
Contact: Stephen Grove at (773) 442-5356 or
10:45a - Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)
Self-Employment as a Strategic Choice
Speakers on this panel will provide alternative approaches and ideas for managing your career and increasing your personal wealth.
Contact: Francisco Iacobelli at (773) 442-4728 or
12:15p - Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)
Change Your Life with a Balanced Financial Track
How to plan for financial needs for all age groups and life stages, explore generational attitudes towards money and financial issues.
Contact: Maureen Amos at (773) 442-5010 or

Thursday, April 26 @ 11:00a - Library lower-level classroom (LIB-022)

Budget Considerations for a Training Department
This workshop will introduce students to important budgeting elements they should understand if they are part of a training, performance improvement, strategic planning, or organization development group in a business or organization.
Contact: Suzanne Benson at (773) 442-5532 or