Money Smart Week @ your library


Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help
consumers better manage their personal finances. Join us at the Marietta Library for
sessions ranging from basic money management to planning for retirement.


Monday, April 22 at 12 p.m. - Manage Your Money: Getting Started
*This session focuses on individual and family values about money as well as thinking about and developing financial goals for the future.

Monday, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. - Saving for College
*Learn about the different ways to save for and fund a college education.

Tuesday, April 23 at 12 p.m. - Manage Your Money: Where Does the Money Go? & Stopping Spending Leaks
*This session discusses cash flow, income, and expenses as well as examining spending habits to see if any problems exist.

Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. - How Much Insurance is Enough?
*Learn about the different types of insurance available and what to consider when deciding how much protection to buy.

Wednesday, April 24 at 3 p.m. - Affordable Food Shopping
*We all know that eating healthy has its benefits and pays off big in the long run, with better health, increased
energy, greater productivity at school and work!  But, why does it have to cost so much?  Let’s learn how to debunk this myth by discovering how to eat healthy on a budget.

Thursday, April 25 at 12 p.m. - Manage Your Money: How Much Credit Can You Afford?
*This session will discuss the pros and cons of using various types of consumer credit, wise credit management, and the importance of credit history.

Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. - Planning for Retirement
*Saving for retirement can be daunting task. Come learn about different ways to approach retirement saving from a local financial professional.

Friday, April 26 at 12 p.m. - Manage Your Money: Develop Your Budget & Figure Out Your Net Worth
*Learn how to create a budget as well as figure out your net worth and organize your financial records.

Saturday, April 27 at 10:30 a.m. - Couponing
*We’ve all heard the sensational stories about coupon clipping shoppers getting fantastic deals at the store. In reality, coupons are a promotional tool used by manufacturers and retailers to increase profits. In this program, we will discover the do’s and don’ts to get the most from coupon redemption.


All sessions will take place in the Marietta Library’s Meeting Room 
located in the basement at 615 Fifth Street, Marietta, OH.

Registration is required by calling 740-373-1057 x208.