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Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week is April 22-29th and is an initiative between the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank to provide financial literacy learning opportunities.

Join us on Monday, April 24th at 7 pm for a special Maker Monday: Scholarships with staff members of the NET Credit Union who will share steps on how to find scholarships to aid in paying for college.   Sign up to save your seat for this helpful workshop.  Light refreshments will be served. We will be meeting in the Community Room, located in the basement of the Lackawanna County Children’s Library at 520 Vine Street, Scranton.

Did you know the library provides access to numerous financial resources for free with your library card?

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Up-to-date information for investors about stocks, mutual funds, and other investment options, with help and education for the private investor.

 Weiss Financial Ratings Series Online

Easy to use guides to important financial decisions such as Automobile, Homeowners, Long-term Care, Medicare Insurances and Variable Annuities.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Online courses for adults and kids to be Money Smart.  Learn more about how to save, money management, credit, scams, ID theft and more.

Money Smart Week from the Federal Reserve Bank

Online tutorials on topics such as Credit, Debt, Spending, & Saving and how to talk to your kids about being Money Smart.