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Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week

March 30-April 6, 2019


Home Buying Workshop
Presented by Chase
Monday, April 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Central Library Comm Rm 1, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Understand your costs up front, determine a price range that’s comfortable for you, find out how a real estate agent can help you, learn how your credit score can impact your loan, and organize paperwork for a smoother loan process.

Understanding the Stock Market
Presented by BetterInvesting Wisconsin Chapter
Monday, April 1, 6-7:30 p.m.
Capitol Branch, 3969 N. 74th St.
Friday, April 5, 4-5:30 p.m.
Washington Park Branch, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.
Basic investing information including a description of what a public company is, what stocks are, why and how to invest, and the different kinds of investments available.

Story Time Financial Literacy
Tuesday, April 2, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Central Library Children’s Room, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Fun stories, songs, and fingerplays are designed to help young children develop important literacy skills needed prior to learning how to read. Child care centers are welcome. Each child will receive a free picture book donated by Ally Bank while supplies last.

Dealing with Debt
WWBIC - Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation
Tuesday, April 2, 6-7 p.m.
Capitol Branch, 3969 N. 74th St.
Are you stuck making minimum monthly payments on your credit cards with no end in sight? We will teach you how to create a plan to become debt free and discuss when it’s time to call an expert.

Financing Your Small Business
CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Wednesday, April 3, 2-3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Branch, 310 W. Locust St.
Are you in need of financing for your small business? A representative from CIBC Bank will share information and resources on how to secure funding to meet your business goals.

FDIC Credit Crash Course
CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Wednesday, April 3, 10:30 am-12 pm
Central Library Conference Rm 2A, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Your credit history can affect your access to credit, loans, jobs, housing, insurance, and other important services. A representative from CIBC Bank can help you understand your rights and can give you tips on how to protect your credit history.

Get Your Free Credit Report Now!
CIBC Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Thursday, April 4, 1-2 p.m.
Central Library Computer Lab, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Want your free annual credit report but don’t know how to get it? We will assist you in accessing and printing your report for free. CIBC will provide assistance on how to read your credit report and information on how to file disputes if necessary. CIBC will share what is impacting your credit and how you can help improve it. The CIBC consultations will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis during the program time.

Starting an Investment Club
BetterInvesting Wisconsin Chapter
Thursday, April 4, 4-5:30 p.m.
Zablocki Branch, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave.
Why do people want to be part of an investment club? How do you find other potential members? What are the steps and things to consider when forming a club?