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AARP Illinois Money Smart Week Events

Posted on 03/22/19 by Dina Anderson, AARP Blog Author

AARP Illinois is hosting workshops/events in these cities to promote financial literacy and security during the upcoming Money Smart Week. We are providing information and resources so that AARP Illinois members and friends can better manage their personal finances, now and into retirement. Don’t see something in your area? Let us know where you live and the topic you are interested in at aarpil@aarp.org – more workshops are coming in the summer and fall.

Mind Your Money & Secure Your Financial Future

Thursday, April 3

10:00-11:30am

Lockport Township Government Office

1463 S. Farrell Road

Lockport, IL 60441

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/CoffeeMoney or 1-877-926-8300

Metro East Shred Event

Saturday, April 6

10:00am-12:00 noon

Madison County Health Department

101 E. Edwardsville Road

Wood River, IL

Join AARP and the Madison County TRIAD for a drive through shred event. This is a perfect way to protect your identity and financial security. Limit 3 garbage bags per vehicle.

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/MetroEastShred or 1-877-926-8300

Financial and Retirement Planning Workshops

Thursday, April 4

12:30-1:30 Financial Basics for 50+

2:00-3:00 10 Retirement Planning Tips

AARP Chicago Office

222 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 710

Chicago, IL 60601

Join AARP as we offer two different workshops back-to-back at today’s session. The first, Financial Basics for 50+, will cover budgeting and goal setting; taking charge of your credit and debt; developing a savings plan; and protecting your assets from fraud. The second workshop, 10 Retirement Planning Tips, will cover ways to save for retirement; things to consider when timing your retirement; and considerations when seeking help from a financial professional. Attend one or both.

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/ChicagoFRP or 1-877-926-8300

Financial and Retirement Planning Workshops

Saturday, April 6

10:30-11:30 Financial Basics for 50+

12:00-1:00 10 Retirement Planning Tips

Montague Branch Library

1238 S. Winnebago Street

Rockford, IL 61102

Join AARP as we offer two different workshops back-to-back at today’s session. The first, Financial Basics for 50+, will cover budgeting and goal setting; taking charge of your credit and debt; developing a savings plan; and protecting your assets from fraud. The second workshop, 10 Retirement Planning Tips, will cover ways to save for retirement; things to consider when timing your retirement; and considerations when seeking help from a financial professional. Attend one or both.

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/RockfordFRP or 1-877-926-8300

Finances 50+

Thursdays, April 11, 18 & 25

6:00-8:00pm

AARP Springfield Office

300 West Edwards, 3rd Floor

Springfield, IL 62704

This 3-part program is simple. Each 2-hour interactive in-person session is designed to help you build habits that can improve your financial situation. The sessions will give you a good handle on where you stand financially plus simple, hands-on ways to make measurable progress toward your financial goals. Some of the valuable information that you will learn includes:

  • Developing a savings plan and protecting your assets
  • Budgeting and Goal setting
  • Taking charge of credit and debt

RSVP :

April 18 https://aarp.cvent.com/finances50spring18 or 1-877-926-8300

April 25 https://aarp.cvent.com/finances50spring25 or 1-877-926-8300

April 11 https://aarp.cvent.com/finances50spring11 or 1-877-926-8300

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