• By Rob Norwood
  • Posted Monday, March 20, 2017

Money Smart Week

Forsyth County Public Library sponsors this annual series of programs to help you learn how to be smart with your money. The following programs are scheduled for Money Smart Week 2017:

April 17
Rural Hall Branch, 6:30 pm
Budgeting for Home Ownership

Interested in buying your first home? Are you a new homeowner trying to put all the financial pieces together? This workshop will give you practical strategies for budgeting. Light refreshments will be served. Call 336-703-2970 to register. Presented by Deborah Womack, NC Cooperative Extension agent.

April 24
Southside Branch, 6:30 pm
Going to College- Counting the Cost

This program is designed to assist middle and high school students in finding out the true cost of college, and what they can do now to reduce their reliance on student loans. Presented by the Center for Smart Financial Choices.

April 24
Walkertown Branch, 6:30 pm
Saving Energy at Home to Save Money

This program will focus on providing home maintenance tips and ways to be energy efficient, and easy ways to make the living environment (inside and out) safe and comfortable. A free energy kit will be given away as a door prize. Please call 336-703-2991 before April 17 to register. Presented by Deborah Womack, NC Cooperative Extension agent.

April 24
Walkertown Branch, 6:30 pm
Improving Your Personal Financial Position

Learn how to do your budget, start building your emergency fund, and get serious about retirement. This program is presented by Ronnie Gillikin, affiliated with the Dave Ramsey Group. The discussion will be based on the book "Total Money Makeover" by Dave Ramsey.

April 25
Southside Branch, 4:30 pm
Money Habitudes for Teens

This card game gets students to talk about money in a fun, non-threatening way. Teens will understand how habits, attitudes and values affect financial decisions. Presented by the Center for Smart Financial Choices.

April 25
Kernersville Branch, 6:30 pm
Tips on Raising Your Credit Score

Discover how credit scores are determined, how to raise your credit score, and how to avoid mistakes that lower your score... it's not always common sense. Call 336-703-2930 to register. Presented by Summit Credit Union.

April 25
Reynolda Manor Branch, 7 pm
Social Security and Retirement

When can you retire, and other insights into maximizing your Social Security income, spousal benefits, disability, and other SSA concerns. Presented by Summit Credit Union.

April 26
Kernersville Branch, 2 pm
Tips on Raising Your Credit Score

Discover how credit scores are determined, how to raise your credit score, and how to avoid mistakes that lower your score... it's not always common sense. Call 336-703-2930 to register. Presented by Summit Credit Union.

April 27
Walkertown Branch, 3 pm
Money Habitudes for Teens

Teens aged 13-17 are invited to join us for a game of cards and learn about how habits, attitudes and values affect financial decisions. A fun and non-threatening way for young adults to get talking about money. Presented by the Center for Smart Financial Choices.

April 28
Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center, 12 pm and again at 1 pm
How to Improve Your Credit Score

Discover how credit scores are determined, how to raise your credit score, and how to avoid mistakes that lower your score. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a drawing for a $25 gift card at both sessions. Presented by Summit Credit Union.

April 29
Clemmons Branch, 2 pm
Money Habitudes for Teens

This card game gets students to talk about money in a fun, non-threatening way. Teens will understand how habits, attitudes and values affect financial decisions. Presented by the Center for Smart Financial Choices.

FOR YOUNGER KIDS - The following storytimes will focus on money.
April 25
Lewisville Branch, 10:15 am

Bunny Money Storytime.

April 26
Kernersville Branch, 10:15 am

Preschool Storytime (ages 3 to 6)

April 27
Kernersville Branch, 10:30 am

Toddler Storytime (ages 2 and under)

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