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Oakland County to host financial education seminars

Published on April 06, 2018 by Melina Druga

Oakland County’s Michigan Works! in partnership with Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be hosting Money Smart Week April 21-28 for the bank’s consumers in southeast Michigan.

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During the week, 26 free seminars will be held as part of a national financial education campaign aimed at helping consumers make smart financial decisions. The seminars will cover debt management, household budgeting, identity theft protection, retirement planning, smart spending habits, saving strategies, teaching children about money, and understanding credit.

Experts from local investment firms, credit unions, banks, and realty offices will lead the seminars.

“Our Michigan Works! team has put together an outstanding collection of local speakers who are ready to share their knowledge to help you make the best financial decisions,” County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “There’s something for everyone, whether you are single, buying your first home, a young parent or preparing for retirement.”

Sessions will be held at the in Ferndale, Highland, Novi, Oak Park, Pontiac, Southfield, Troy, and Waterford Michigan Works! service centers. Anyone interested in attending is encouraged to register at https://www.moneysmartweek.org/Events.

Money Smart Week began in Chicago in 2002 to promote personal financial literacy. Today, sessions are held throughout the United States. This year’s event will kick off April 19.

Source: on 2018-04-06 08:00:00

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