Free Money Smart Programs Continue

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - BusinessThe Chicago Public Library continues its free series of financial literacy programs designed to help people become more “money smart.” Presented in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its partners, Money Smart programs help participants understand the business of money, gain control of their finances and learn practical money skills for life. For a complete listing of Money Smart programs, please visit

March Money Smart Programs

Thursday, March 7 at noon
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State St.
Video Theater, lower level
Gaining Financial Control of Your Divorce
Graham Craig (CDFA) discusses how to avoid some of the most common financial mistakes people make during the divorce process. Presented by Money Smart Partner, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Tuesday, March 19 at 6 p.m.
Logan Square Branch
3030 W. Fullerton Ave.
Tragic Misconceptions About Bankruptcy
Discover how bankruptcy can help save your home, credit and peace of mind. Presented by Money Smart Partner, Attorney Richard Fonfrias.

Thursday, March 28 at 6 p.m.
Logan Square Branch
3030 W. Fullerton Ave.
Roth IRAs: Retirement Can Be Less Taxing
Financial Advisor Khloe Karova discusses the difference between traditional and Roth IRAs; and whether converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA makes sense for an individual’s retirement goals, including investing basics and tax considerations. Presented by Money Smart Partner, Edward Jones.

All Money Smart programs are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information about Money Smart programs, please call (312) 747-8184.

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