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HCC sponsors Money Smart Week activities
4/18/2016

FREEPORT -- Highland Community College is holding several activities as a part of Money Smart Week®, a national campaign that includes thousands of free financial education classes and seminars for consumers held April 23 to April 30.

Basic Automobile Maintenance - Basic automobile maintenance introduces participants to what types of fluids are needed and the service intervals recommended for vehicle longevity. HCC automotive instructor, Jim Palmer, will hold this session on Saturday, April 23, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library, meeting room A.

Tips for Purchasing a Used Car - Looking to purchase a used car? Attend this seminar and know what to look for and what questions to ask the seller before you make the purchase. HCC automotive instructor, Jim Palmer, will hold this session on Saturday, April 23, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library, meeting room A.

Exploring 'Financial Avenue' - During this presentation, the discussion will revolve around where to start with budgeting, the importance of savings (and how to do it), and tackling debt (and how to get out of it). HCC Financial Aid staff will present this session on Tuesday, April 26, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library, meeting room A.

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. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance. Partnering Organizations will host their events for next year April 23 - 30, 2016.

Money Smart Week® events are educational in nature. Product and service promotions are strictly prohibited. If you have any comments or feedback about this policy, please email money.smart@chi.frb.org.



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