Money Matters

The Kansas City Public Library, in partnership with the Women's Employment Network, is pleased to offer our Money Matters financial education workshop series! Check this page often for current workshop dates, times, locations, and topics. These programs are made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart Investing​@​Your Library, a partnership with the American Library Association.

Financial Education Workshops

All attendees will receive a $30 Library fine reduction coupon which can be applied toward fines, or lost/damaged fees.

For more information about this workshop series, or to inquire about hosting this program at your organization, please call 816.701.3737.

Payday Loans 101

Banking Basics

  • What is a payday loan?
  • Identifying the types of payday loans
  • State payday loan laws
  • Payday loan alternatives
  • Select a bank or credit union
  • Balance your checkbook
  • Protect and manage your money
  • Maximize banking products

August 24, 1:00 p.m.: North-East Branch

September 6, 1:00 p.m.: Southeast Branch
September 14, 1:00 p.m.: Bluford Branch
September 21, 1:00 p.m.: North-East Branch

Financial Coaching

Free one-on-one financial coaching, including help with

  • Budgeting
  • Setting future financial goals
  • Using tools to rebuild credit

is available at four Financial Opportunity Centers in Kansas City:

Community Services League
404 North Noland Rd.
Independence, MO 64050
816-254-4100
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Guadalupe Centers, Inc.
2600 Belleview
Kansas City, MO 64108
816.472.4120
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Prosperity Center
5151 Troost Ave., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64110
816.501.4239
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Women's Employment Network
920 Main St., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64105
816.595.1302
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