Financial Literacy Month and Money Smart Week!

The month of April is National Financial Literacy Month. The week of April 21 through 28th is also Money Smart Week. Sign up for one of these financial education sessions.

Financial Fitness Checkup
Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 PM
Cheshire Public Library
104 Main Street

Do you want to improve your financial future? One way to get started is by participating in the Financial Fitness Checkup. This workshop will help you review your current status and identify actions you can take to improve your financial situation. Participants will have an opportunity to take a quiz about their current financial practices in areas such as general money management. saving, credit, debt, and other topics. (Individual results do not need to be shared with anyone.) We will review the questions and discuss why they are important as well as potential steps one could take to improve in each area. A resource list will also be shared. This workshop is provided by the UConn Extension Financial Education Program. Advance registration is required: Register online at http://s.uconn.edu/45i+ or call 203.272.2245, ext. 4. Contact: bbasel@cheshirelibrary.org.

Spring Cleaning Your Debt
Monday, April 23, 6:30 PM
Waterford Public Library
49 Rope Ferry Road

When it comes to spring cleaning, you probably haul the junk out of your garage, scrub your fridge, and wash the rugs and drapes. But don’t forget about your personal finances. Just after tax season is the perfect time to perform an annual evaluation and tidying up of your budget, bank accounts, debts, and investments. This workshop is provided by UConn Extension Financial Education Program. Advance registration is highly recommended. Call the Information Desk at 860.444.5805, X2.