Money Smart Week Programs

Shred It Event! First American Bank, Lake Villa!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Get your documents containing personal information properly destroyed at the Shred It Event. Sponsored by Lake Villa District Library and First American Bank, 500 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. Please note: 3 bag or box per person limit. No need to register.

Money Management for Women

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Get your financial house in order by focusing on one part of your financial life each month. Personal finance educator Karen Chan will introduce you to her Money Calendar. By following it, you’ll do just a few tasks each month and before you know it, you’ll learn where your money goes; how to evaluate debt, estimate your retirement income and much more. Bring a friend so that you can team up and support each other through this enlightening, year-long process. Register

Social Security Filing Strategies

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Social Security may be an important part of your retirement plan. Knowing when and how to file for benefits can be complicated. Learn to make sense of Social Security and understand how payments are calculated, how to optimize benefits and discover who may still be eligible for the 'file and suspend' and spousal strategies. Register