April 20--April 27, 2013
Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Everyone needs to know how to spend, save, and borrow money wisely to achieve their financial goals. Join us for these engaging Money Smart Week Programs:
Savvy Shopping with Joe the Coupon Guy
Saturday, April 20 at 10:00 AM
Joe Daugirdas, The Coupon Guy®, has taught thousands of people across Ohio how to save
money. Learn how to consistently save 70% grocery shopping and 90% toiletry shopping. Joe has been featured on CBS, ABC, FOX, and NBC News, as well as NPR, Family Matters with Caroline and Jacquie, and WTAM 1100 AM radio. Call 330-343-6123 to register.
Monday, April 22 at 6:30 PM
This session will cover the basics of how to start investing, including why you should invest, how to determine your
investment goals, and how to choose the right mix of stocks, bonds, and other investments. Presented by Elaine Parrot of Raymond James. Call 330-343-6123 to register.
If Your Money Talked: An Evening with Author Gary Sirak
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 PM
Join author & financial planner Gary Sirak of Sirak Financial Services as he discusses his new book, If Your Money Talked: What Secrets Would It Tell? Sirak’s book is a motivational personal finance tool for anyone with financial questions. A book signing will follow the program. Call 330-343-6123 to register.
Party Sense (Teens)
Tuesday, April 23 at 3:00 PM
Teens will work in teams to select a venue, theme, decorations, refreshments, and more to plan the perfect party, all within a set budget. Call 330-343-6123 to register.
How to Become Debt Free Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 PM
Becoming debt free is achievable—it just takes a fresh perspective and a little discipline! Learn how to get where you want to be with these tools for debt-free living. Presented by the Dover–Phila Federal Credit Union. Call 330-343-6123 to register.
Identify Theft 101
Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 PM
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. This program will teach you how to protect your identity and
what steps to take if you suspect your identity has been compromised. Presented by Christine Kendle from Tuscarawas County’s OSU Extension office. Call 330-343-6123 to register.
Be a Money Smart Kid (Ages 8-12)
Friday, April 26 at 4:30 PM
Learn how to make spending and saving decisions in this fun and interactive exercise! Participants may even win a door prize! Parents are encouraged to participate with children in this 1 hour program.
Advanced Funeral Planning: Why It Just Makes Sense
Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 AM
Join funeral director and thanatologist Brian Hanner as we explore the options families have in advanced planning. From understanding the modern hospice movement to common concerns and questions, this revealing and interactive program will ensure that you are better equipped to make smart end of life decisions. Call 330-343-6123 to register.