2017 Money Smart Week

Classes and activities to help consumers better manage their personal finances. FULL MSW 2017 CALENDAR HERE. Held in coordination with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Kickoff event: Women's Conference, Saturday, April 22, at Moraine Park Technical College. Download the schedule and registration form. Featuring keynote speaker Karen Kelley of Kelley Country Creamery. Her talk: Perseverance Pays Off, her story of entrepreneurship, which started years before the creamery opened. Karen surmounted many obstacles along the way but remained dedicated to her dream of creating world-class ice cream. Attendees will enjoy samples of her delicious product.


MSW featured speaker: Adam Carroll, internationally recognized financial literacy expert, author of Winning the Money Game, two-time TED talk speaker and founder of MoneySavvy.com. Carroll is creator of the Broke, Busted & Disgusted documentary about the true cost of college. Carroll's
passion is helping people succeed faster by building a bigger life, not a bigger lifestyle.

He'll offer three distinct Money Smart Week programs, all on Wed Apr 26. All are free.

  • Noon-1 pm @ Marian University: Your Dream Job is Waiting. Learn how to build social capital to become an expert super connector to land your dream job.
  • 3:30-5:30 pm @ THELMA Center for the Arts: Networking P.O.W.E.R. How you leverage your network can have dramatic effect on your bottom line. Held in conjunction with Young Professionals of FDL; open to the public. Cash bar available. Register at ypfdl.org.
  • 6-7:30 pm @ Fond du Lac Public Library: Money Savvy Habits to Build a Dream Life. Our lives tend to be over-scheduled and overwhelming. Learn how to minimize your expenses, eliminate debt and build savings. Commit to make, manage and grow your wealth.
To learn more about Money Smart Week and personal finance:

Money Smart Week includes programs for all ages; details at the Money Smart Week calendar

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