Financial Management for Young and Old Featured at the 2013 Money Smart Day

For Immediate Release:
April 8, 2013
Contact: Lorenzo Butler
816.701.3669
Financial Management for Young and Old Featured at the 2013 Money Smart Day

Not sure how to budget your money? Do you know how and when to start planning for retirement? Looking for ways to teach your children about saving and how to be money savvy?

Answers to these questions and many others can be found during Money Smart Day on Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.

At this free event you can choose from a dozen educational sessions on personal finance topics, get a free monetary tune-up with a financial planner, and review a free copy of your credit report.

Several presentations will be offered each hour. Attendees can choose the ones that best suit their needs.

10:30 a.m. presentations: Managing Credit and Debt Wisely, Mortgage 101, and Comparison Shopping: Finding a Great Deal on Anything.

11:30 a.m. presentations: Top Ten Personal Finance Apps, Women and Money: What We Really Want, and Real Retirement Planning.

Noon: Keynote presentation: Wealth and Wisdom

12:30 p.m. presentations: Choosing the Right Insurance for Every State of Your Life, Credit: What a Difference a Score Makes, and Investing Basics: Be a Smarter Investor.

1:30 p.m. presentations: Know Your Mortgage Options, Building Wealth and Assets in America, and Credit Reports and Scores.

Youngsters won't be left out. As part of Money Smart Day the Savings Zone throughout the day offers hands-on learning and activities throughout the day aimed at preparing kids to make smart money choices. At 10:30 a.m. local children's author Margaree King Mitchell will read her book Uncle Jed's Barbershop, a story with a money-smart message.

Money Smart Day is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Admission is free. Free parking is available at the Library District Parking Garage at 10th and Baltimore.