Money Smart Week to offer financial presentations, more

October 14, 2010

Money Smart Week 2010 will be held Oct. 18-22 at Purdue, and during that week, WorkLife Programs is offering daily noon-hour programming on a variety of financial topics.
The topics are:

* Oct. 18: Understanding Your Credit Scores.

* Oct. 19: How to Cut Your Grocery Bill.

* Oct. 20: Talking Through the Tough Times.

* Oct. 21: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft.

* Oct. 22: Figuring Out Your Financial Plan.

More information about the programming is available in a PDF file at
WorkLife has partnered with PEFCU to present a new feature for this year's Money Smart Week: the Purdue Piggy Bank Challenge. Purdue faculty, staff and retirees can participate by opening a Piggy Bank Challenge account during Money Smart Week. Only one account may be opened per family.

Those who participate can deposit up to $500 of their savings into a CD next spring and earn 10 percent annual percentage yield for six months. For more information, visit the information table in the Stewart Center lobby, which will be staffed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Money Smart Week.

To register for any of the Money Smart Week presentations or other WorkLife Programs offerings, go to and log in with your career account and password, or call WorkLife Programs at 49-45461.

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