Money Smart Week is coming to Morgan Library

Stoy by Demi Connelley

Free financial literacy programs on topics including investments, buying a home, making smart clothing choices, and more are part of  Money Smart Week at Colorado State University.

The Morgan Library and Student Financial Services are hosting this nationwide campaign. All programs are held in the Morgan Library Event Hall (Room 167) during the week of April 24-27.

These programs are free and open to the public, no registration required.

Monday, April 24

11-11:50a.m. – Building a Strong Investment Foundation

noon-12:50 p.m. – Ten Investing Essentials to Help Take Ownership of Your Financial Future

1-1:50 p.m. – Financial Aid – It’s Not That Scary!

2-2:50 p.m. – How to Buy a Home

Tuesday, April 25

10-10:50 a.m. – Be in Charge of What You Charge

11-11:50 a.m. – Creating Spending Plans and Managing Spending Leaks

1-1:50 p.m. – Saving and Budgeting

2-2:50 p.m. – Insider Tips to Buying a Vehicle

4-4:50 p.m. – Understanding Credit Scores

Wednesday, April 26

10-10:50 a.m. – Living Green – Your Golden Ticket

noon-12:50 p.m. – Saving for Retirement: Get Started Now

1-1:50 p.m. – Understanding Credit

2-2:50 p.m. – Money Personalities

Thursday, April 27

10-10:50 a.m. – Money Services (Checking, Savings, Pre-Paid Cards, etc.)

11-11:50 a.m. – Investment in Clothing: Why Fast Fashion Might Not Be a Smart Choice

1-1:50 p.m. – ID Theft Protection


Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign  to promote financial education for all ages. The program was originally launched by the Federal Reserve Bank in 2002, and is now active in more than 45 states. It is a coordinated effort between organizations such as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Extension, the American Library Association, and the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

For more information about Money Smart Week at CSU, visit the Morgan Library’s website.