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

  • What is a payday loan?
  • Identifying the types of payday loans
  • State payday loan laws
  • Payday loan alternatives

Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 p.m. @Southeast
Wednesday, December 14, 1:00 p.m.: Bluford

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
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Guadalupe Centers, Inc.
2600 Belleview
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Prosperity Center
5151 Troost Ave., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64110
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Women's Employment Network
920 Main St., Suite 100
Kansas City, MO 64105
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