Lakeside Bank Celebrates Money Smart Week
edited By Kai EL’ Zabar
In honor of the 15th annual Chicago Money Smart Week, designated April 23th – April 30th by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Lakeside Bank is offering a host of FREE activities to everyone in the communities it serves.
On Saturday, April 23rd from 9-10 AM Lakeside will present, “Protecting Your Privacy & Security: Identity Theft in Today’s Society,” at True Rock Ministries, 57 E. 16th Street. Attendees will learn from experts what identity theft is, how you report it, how to get your identity back, and ways to prevent becoming a victim. RSVP to Erica at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-567-1011 by April 22nd.
On Monday, April 25th from 5:15 PM to 6:30 PM, Lakeside is partnering with the Chinese American Service League (CASL), 2141 S. Tan Court, to offer “How to Prepare for the Rising Cost of College.” Each year, the price of college tuition rises higher than the annual inflation rate. With these steep increases, how can college bound families afford to pay for college? Thomas J. Jaworski of Quest College Consulting will share his expertise to breakdown the cost of college, explain changes to the financial aid process and how to find scholarships. This program is designed for both parents and students to help maximize their dollar for college. RSVP to Joanna_lu@caslservice.org or 312-791-0418 ext. 3601 by April 22nd.
On Tuesday, April 26th from 11:30 AM to 1:00PM, Lakeside is offering, “How to Monetize Your Life Insurance While You are Still Alive” at its South Loop branch, 1350 S. Michigan Ave., 2nd Floor Conference Room. Geared for professionals, come learn how to provide an invaluable service to your clients by educating them about the true value of their life insurance. Presented by Windsor Life Settlements, LLC. Light lunch will be provided. RSVP to Erica at email@example.com or 312-567-1011 by April 22nd.
Finally, on Wednesday, April 27th from 9-10 AM, the students at Galileo Scholastic Academy of Math & Science, 820 S. Carpenter Street, will be treated to a presentation by the The Wealth Warriors, an elite group of the most dedicated speakers and aggressive investors in the Ujamaa Junior Investment Club (members are boys and girls ages 12-18), who will share with youth the importance of saving and investing at a young age. PRIVATE EVENT.
Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, 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. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance. For more information about events, visit www.moneysmartweek.org.