Money Smart Week Events

In recognition of Money Smart Week, a number of programs have been scheduled for the week of April 22-29 by the Princeton Public Library.

The library is kicking off events on Friday, April 21 with the I-Cash Unclaimed Property team from 1-5 pm. Representatives from The Illinois State Treasurer’s Office connects people with their missing cash and other assets.

The following week local business and finance experts will be presenting programs on various topics. The topics include:

April 24 @ 3 p.m. –  Investing (Heartland Bank)

    • What To Do Right Now.
    • The Economy Changes.   Will Your Investments?
    • Your Most Important Investment Decision.

Apr. 25 @ 4 p.m. Identity Theft & Scams (Heartland Bank)

    • Top 10 Scams in 2016
    • Identity Theft, Protect Yourself And Know What to Do
    • Be a Savvy Traveler
    • Online Shopping Safety
    • Signs of Identity Theft
    • Victims: What to Do Right Away
    • What’s Your Identity Theft Risk?  (Take the Quiz and See)

April 26 @ 2 p.m. Investing for College (HBT Investment Services)

    • Parents and Grandparents Can Invest For A Child’s College Education.
    • Learn About The Tax Advantage of 529 College Savings Programs.

April 26 @ 4:30 p.m. Buying or Selling a Home (First State Bank)


April 27 @ 6:30 p.m. Retirement Planning (Thrivent Financial)

    • Learn How To Manage Risks All Retirees Face, Including:
      • Outliving Income
      • Inflation
      • Market Volatility & More

April 28 @ 4 p.m. Estate Planning (Attorney Jim Angel)

    • Basics Of A Will: Why You Need One.
    • Trusts-Do You Really Need One?
    • Powers Of Attorney and Undue Influence Issues.
    • Family Law: Considerations in Estate Planning, Including the Unmarried Couple

Money Smart Week began as a coordinated effort of the Money Smart Advisory Council, a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to
promote personal financial literacy.

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