Barrington Bank & Trust is hosting three free financial programs during Money Smart Week®, April 5-12, 2014. They are proud to participate in the Money Smart series, which promotes financial literacy all year round.
To Your Credit
Wednesday, April 9
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Ela Area Public Library
275 Mohawk Trail | Lake Zurich, IL
Class Overview: By the end of this course, participants will understand how to read a credit report and how to build and repair their credit history.
Insurance for Small Business
Wednesday, April 9
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Hoffman Estates High School
1100 W Higgins | Hoffman Estates, IL
Class Overview: By the end of the course, participants will understand business insurance needs and how to choose the right insurance products for their business.
Money Smart: Prevent Financial Exploitation for Older Adults
Friday, April 11
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Palatine Township Senior Center
505 S Quentin Rd | Palatine, IL
Class Overview: This course is design to help you recognize and reduce the risk of elder financial exploitation, guard against identity theft, prepare financially for disasters, and find other helpful resources for managing your money or reporting financial exploitation.
To sign up for these programs or to find other programs in your area, visit www.moneysmartweek.org
About Money Smart Week
Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign to promote financial literacy across all age groups. Launched in 2002 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the program is now active in more than 45 states through national partnerships with the American Library Association and the Financial Planning Association. New 2013 national partners are the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Cooperative Extension. More than 3,000 free, financial literacy programs are offered nationwide during Money Smart Week® on topics ranging from budgeting to saving for college and retirement. Events are coordinated and hosted by partnering organizations including local banks, universities, government agencies, community groups and libraries.
About Barrington Bank & Trust Company
Barrington Bank & Trust Co., N.A., and its branches including Hoffman Estates Community Bank, Hanover Park Community Bank and Palatine Bank & Trust have grown to more than $1 billion in assets. Decisions regarding rates, products and loan approvals are made on-site by the local management team and deposits of the bank are reinvested back into the surrounding communities. Barrington Bank & Trust Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. Visit the bank’s website at www.barringtonbank.com and “Like” us on Facebook by visiting www.facebook.com/barringtonbank. You can also follow us on Twitter @BarringtonBank.