Virtual Money Smart Week Talking Cents with the U of C Financial Education Initiative

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Matteson Area Public Library

Event Details

How do you talk to your children, aging parents, or life partner about money? It can be challenging to know where to start and what topics to bring up. Join us to discover some easy strategies and simple tools you can use to start these important conversations in a fun and comfortable manner.

Presented by:

  • Rebecca Maxcy, Director, UChicago Financial Education Initiative
  • Jennifer Hockema, Project Manager, UChicago Financial Education Initiative



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Join me for other Virtual Money Smart Week to be held Saturday, April 10 through Saturday, April 17, 2021. 


This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year’s line-up includes: 

  • Saturday, April 10 @ 10:00 a.m. CST | 

Talking Cents (The University of Chicago Financial Education Initiative)

  • Sunday, April 11 @ 10:00 a.m. CST | 

Saving (FINRA Investor Education Foundation)

  • Monday, April 12 @ 12:00 p.m. CST | 

Basic Banking (The Economic Awareness Council)

  • Tuesday, April 13 @ 12:30 p.m. CST | 

Student Loans (U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid)

  • Wednesday, April 14 @ 1:00 p.m. CST | 

Fraud Protection (Internal Revenue Service)

  • Thursday, April 15 @ 1:00 p.m. CST | 

Personal Finance (Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center)

  • Friday, April 16 @ 12:00 p.m. CST | 

Housing Protections + Resources (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

  • Saturday, April 17 @ 10:30 a.m. CST |

Budgeting (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension)


View more details at www.moneysmartweek.org. Events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised. Questions for the panelists can be submitted during the registration process.



Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adults