School of Management to host three seminars aimed at combating financial illiteracy as part of 'Money Smart Week'

March 26, 2009

DEARBORN / March 26, 2009---The School of Management is gearing up to participate in “Money Smart Week,” a series of seminars devoted to combat financial illiteracy and provide greater education to consumers in southeastern Michigan.

Detroit's sixth annual Money Smart Week will take place April 18-25 and three of the sessions, which are free and open to the public, will be held on campus.

UM-Dearborn is one of more than 100 organizations partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago—Detroit Branch and the program. More than 300 events are planned statewide.

On Tuesday April 21, the campus will host “Investing in Today’s Volatile Market: Where Do You Go from Here?” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Kochoff Hall at the campus’s University Center.

On Wednesday April 22, the campus will host “Understanding Government Benefits” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Kochoff Hall at the University Center. This session is co-sponsored by Mall, Malisow and Cooney, P.C.

On Thursday, April 23, the campus will host “A Primer on Finances, Savings and Credit for Students” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 1225, University Center. This session is co-sponsored by the campus’s student chapter of the American Marketing Association.

For more information about Money Smart Week, contact Martha R. Rowland, lecturer in accounting and finance, at 583-6489 or mrowlan@umd.umich.edu; or visit www.moneysmartweek.com/michigan.

 

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