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Several virtual resources and opportunities were recently announced that will help libraries celebrate Money Smart Week, April 10-17, 2021. Official Money Smart Week programming will be offered daily during the event by national partner organizations and government agencies. Here is the tentative schedule of programming: Saturday, April 10   Talking About Money   University of…(Read More)

On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 RUSA offered a complimentary webinar sponsored by the RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. As trusted community education partners, libraries play an important role in starting the conversation about life-changing events that are made easier through informed financial decisions and planning. A top notch…(Read More)

Oftentimes, adult patrons ask public librarians indirectly about financial situations in which they have found themselves. They seek practical solutions quickly. Yet, questions such as how to navigate websites to apply for bankruptcy, unemployment, loans for cash, as well as obtaining a credit report take time and expertise. In these cases, financial literacy programming can…(Read More)

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Join the RUSA Financial Literacy Interest Group during the ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 1:00pm. The discussion will focus on financial literacy-related collection development and tie in with the following article if you’d like to give it a read before Midwinter: Faulkner, Ashley E. (2016). “Financial Literacy Education in…(Read More)

ALA’s Public Programs Office is pleased to continue our relationship with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, and are now in the planning and development stages of creating a new traveling exhibition on financial literacy themes for kids aged 7-11 years old and the adults in the their lives. The exhibition will tour to…(Read More)

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