Financial Capability Month

Over the month of April the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) is encouraging people to take action to improve their financial futures. Each week will feature new tools and resources that you can use to take action in your financial lives.

You can learn more and join the conversation by participating in these events:

“It’s Coming: An Opportunity to Improve Your Financial Future”

Do You Know Where Your Money Goes? This Facebook Live! event kicked off April’s activities, with tips and tools to help you make choices about your money.

Date and Time: April 2, 2018 1:00-1:30 pm EDT 

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For Children and Young People:

For Teachers:

For Older Adults and Members of the Military:

“Get Ready to  Plan and Save”

This TwitterChat explored what it means to be financially capable, and learn from experts more about what works in saving for your goals and unexpected events.

Date and time: April 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm, EDT  

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“Money: Build it, Grow It, and Secure It.” 

You’ve earned it, now protect it. This Facebook Live! chat discussed ways that you can protect you and your family from loss and secure your financial future.

Safeguard your important documents like birth certificates, insurance policies, medical records, tax statements and other critical documents you do not want to lose.

Make sure you have flood insurance, as floods can happen anywhere. Ninety-eight percent of counties in the United States have experienced a flood, but homeowners and renters insurance do not typically cover flood damage.

Date and time: April 18, 2018 at 3:00 pm, EDT

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“Be Ready Financially:  Resources to Help Individuals and Families with Financial Preparedness”

This webinar helps community organizations improve peoples’ financial readiness and bounce back from unexpected events.

Date and time: April 26 2:00 pm, EDT

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Last Updated: November 5, 2018