FDCDC announced the opening of registration for Virtual Money Smart Week | New


The Fred Douglass Community Development Corporation (FDCDC) has announced that registration is now open for Virtual Money Smart Week 2021, which will run from Saturday April 10 through Saturday April 17.

This free week-long virtual campaign aims to help participants better manage their personal finances by focusing on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Virtual Money Smart Week will feature daily short webinars and helpful resources to improve the effectiveness of one’s financial well-being. Webinars provide informative, practical and engaging content that participants can apply in everyday life.

The webinar schedule is as follows:

• Saturday April 10, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. CST

Talking Cents (University of Chicago Financial Education Initiative)

• Sunday April 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. CST

Savings (FINRA Foundation for Investor Training)

• Monday April 12, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. CST

Basic banking services (Economic Awareness Council)

• Tuesday April 13, 12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. CST

Student loans (US Department of Education, Federal Student Aid)

• Wednesday April 14, 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. CST

Fraud Protection (Internal Revenue Service)

• Thursday, April 15, 1:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. CST

Personal Finance (Global Center of Excellence in Financial Literacy)

• Friday April 16, from 12:00 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. CST

Housing Protections + Resources (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)

• Saturday April 17, 10:30 am to 10:45 am CST

Budgeting (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Extension Division)

You will find more information about each event and a button to register on moneysmartweek.org. The events are free and open to the public, but registration is advised. Questions for panelists can be submitted during the registration process.

For a more detailed summary, visit FDCDC.org.

For more information contact Virginia Brown, [email protected] or (713) 775-8167.

Fred Douglass Community Development Corporation is a 501 (c) (3) organization based in Jacksonville. FDCDC’s stated mission is to advance the social and economic well-being of low and moderate income individuals and families in Jacksonville and surrounding areas, Texas.


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