Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. These groups come together once a year to stress the importance of financial literacy, inform consumers about where they can get help and provide free educational seminars and activities throughout the week. Programs are offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance from establishing a budget to first time home buying to estate planning. Money Smart Week was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002.
UPDATE ABOUT 2014: Money Smart Week 2014 partners will be hosting their events April 5 - 12, 2014. Mark your calendars.
Complete information about MSW 2014 programs can be found on the official Money Smart Week website.