Money Smart Week
Free financial education classes and seminars for consumers will be held throughout the U.S. during Money Smart Week. Classes are open to people of all ages at businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, community organizations and government agencies throughout the country. They cover a wide variety of money -management topics including saving for college, buying a house, using credit wisely, managing student debt and financing retirement.
You can find out more about the national program at www.moneysmartweek.org. There they have video's, list of the many sites having events, and other resources for all ages, on becoming money smart. You can also find out about Michigan events at Money Smart Week Michigan
MSU Extension is offering two classes for kids, ages 12-18 at the Farmington Community Library, Liberty Street Branch, "Stocks & Investing for Teens" on April 13th and "Mad City Money" on May 3rd.
On April 13th, Laurie Rivetto, of the MSU Extension office, will be at the library to explain the terminology and processes involved in stocks and investing, with some hands-on exercises.
Then on May 3rd, kids will get to practice managing money as an adult in the Mad City Money simulation.
Registration is required.
For April 13th: http://bit.ly/2nHjtW8
For May 3rd: Contact Farmington Library at 248-553-6264