money smart week

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The last in a series of AARP Black History Month National Town Halls exploring issues of importance to the African American community will come to Detroit on April 24.
Money Smart Week
April is tax time, and it’s also a perfect opportunity to get wise about how you spend, save and invest your cash. AARP West Virginia is cohosting a series of educational events during Money Smart Week, April 21-28.
Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams.  Last year alone, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  That’s one person victimized every two seconds! Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft.
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AARP Indiana is one of 42 state offices participating in Operation Stop Scams, a series of AARP events across the country in April and May. These events coincide with Money Smart Week, April 22-29, a national campaign to help consumers manage their personal finances more effectively.
As part of ongoing efforts to help Iowans save for their future and enjoy lifelong financial security, AARP is hosting events statewide during Money Smart Week, April 23-30.
Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy Consortium
This week AARP Georgia and several financial agencies met at the State Capitol to proclaim April as Financial Literacy Month, signed by Governor Deal. AARP and the Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy were listed as contributing partners to educate Georgians on financial literacy topics.
Whether you’re buying a home, helping kids pay for college or planning for retirement, it pays to be financially savvy. AARP West Virginia is helping Mountain Staters get the know-how they need during Money Smart Week, April 18-25.
By Ann Hardie
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