Attend our Free Money Smart Classes!

Attend our Free Money Smart Classes!

Mon, 26 Mar, 2018 at 16:09
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Discover new ways to manage your finances at our Free Money Smart Classes going on now. The Money Smart for Adults are instructor-led courses that consist of several training modules that cover basic financial topics. Topics include a description of deposit and credit services offered by financial institutions, choosing and maintaining a checking account, spending plans, the importance of saving, how to obtain and use credit effectively, the basics of building or repairing credit, and much more.

 

See below for classes offered in your area.

 

"Bank On It" Presented with Fountaindale Public Library: Monday, April 23, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook

RSVP by April 20 to Diana Sorescu at dsorescu@bankbolingbrook.com.

After completing this course, you'll be able to: 

• Identify the major types of insured financial institutions
• Identify five reasons to use a bank
• Identify the steps involved in opening and maintaining a bank account
• Describe two types of deposit accounts
• Identify additional bank services that come with deposit accounts
• Describe the main functions of the bank customer service representative,
teller, loan officer, and branch manager
 
 
"Keep It Safe" Presented with Wheaton Public Library: Tuesday, April 24, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St., Wheaton
 
RSVP by April 27 Kim Coyne at kcoyne@banknaperville.com.
 
After completing this course, you'll be able to:
 
•  Recognize how to guard against identity theft
• Recognize how to prevent elder financial abuse
• Recognize how the various types of insurance will help you manage risks
• Recognize the need to plan for unexpected death or disability
• Describe the ways you need to be financially prepared for disasters
 

"Borrowing Basics" Presented with Fountaindale Public Library: Tuesday, April 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook

RSVP by April 20 to Diana Sorescu at dsorescu@bankbolingbrook.com.

Afte completing this course, you'll be able to:

• Define credit and loan
• Distinguish between secured and unsecured loans
• Identify three types of loans
• Identify the costs associated with getting a loan
• Identify the factors lenders use to make loan decisions
• Explain why it is important to be wary of rent-to-own services, payday loans, and refund anticipation loans
• Describe how to guard against predatory lending practices
 

"Keep It Safe" Presented with Fountaindale Public Library: Wednesday, April 25, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook

RSVP by April 20 to Diana Sorescu at dsorescu@bankbolingbrook.com.

After completing this course, you'll be able to: 

• Recognize how federal deposit insurance protects deposits
•  Recognize how to guard against identity theft
• Recognize how to prevent elder financial abuse
• Recognize how the various types of insurance will help you manage risks
• Recognize the need to plan for unexpected death or disability
• Describe the ways you need to be financially prepared for disasters
 

"Financial Recovery" Presented with Fountaindale Public Library: Thursday, April 26, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook

RSVP by April 20 to Diana Sorescu at dsorescu@bankbolingbrook.com.

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

• Assess your current financial situation
•  Identify ways to increase income and decrease and prioritize expenses
•  Develop a financial recovery plan
• Identify steps to successfully implement a financial recovery plan
• Recognize how to guard against credit repair scams
•  Identify time frames to review and adjust your financial recovery plan
 
 
"Financial Recovery" Presented with Glen Ellyn Public Library: Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Glen Ellyn Public Library, 400 Duane St., Glen Ellyn 

RSVP by April 20 to Kim Coyne at kcoyne@banknaperville.com.
 
After completing this course, you'll be able to:  

 • Assess your current financial situation

•  Identify ways to increase income and decrease and prioritize expenses
•  Develop a financial recovery plan
• Identify steps to successfully implement a financial recovery plan
• Recognize how to guard against credit repair scams
•  Identify time frames to review and adjust your financial recovery plan