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April 11, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM @ Urbandale Public Library
To register for this event, click the link below. You will be re-directed to the Money Smart Week website.Register here: https://www.moneysmartweek.org/2021/saving
Have you heard
that saving three months’ living expenses is necessary to cover emergency
expenses? Many financial education programs equate this amount with adequate
emergency savings. While this guidance may work for some people, it isn’t a
realistic goal for many. Learn how and why a much smaller amount of savings
(hint: in the low hundreds) can help keep your rent/mortgage protected and
utilities on. Additionally, learn just how little you might need to save per
paycheck to reach these realizable goals. As a bonus, achieving these
recommended amounts will allow you to be more financially satisfied and less
likely to have to resort to high cost borrowing options like pawn shops or
this presentation, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation will review how even a very modest
savings cushion can be associated with major life improvements. This event is presented by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation as part of Money Smart Week. About Money Smart WeekThe Urbandale Public Library is pleased to promote Money Smart Week to our community members. Money Smart Week is a national public education program coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago & delivered by a network of supporters. Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 will be held Saturday, April 10 – Saturday, April 17 . This week-long free virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.