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Money Smart Week 2024

Do you ever wonder where your money disappears every payday or feel that getting out of debt is an unreachable goal? National Money Smart Week presents an ideal opportunity to enhance your understanding of personal finance.

This annual nationwide event aims to enhance the public’s understanding of financial principles and practices and equip individuals with the tools they need for sound financial decision-making.

“Our mission is to educate and guide individuals toward better investment opportunities that meet their future financial goals,” says Darren Nomberg, Senior Vice President of Investments at David Lerner Associates, Inc.  “We recognize the significance of Money Smart Week in fostering a financially savvy community.”

When is Money Smart Week 2024?

Money Smart Week 2024 is set to enlighten and inspire from April 15-21, 2024. This week-long event is a golden opportunity for individuals and families to dive deep into financial literacy, exploring various aspects of money management, investment strategies, and economic well-being.

History of Money Smart Week

Initiated in the early 2000s by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Money Smart Week began as a collaborative effort to promote financial literacy across diverse communities.

It has since blossomed into a nationwide initiative, bringing together financial institutions, non-profits, libraries, universities, and government agencies in a unified mission to elevate financial knowledge.

Through workshops, seminars, and interactive sessions, Money Smart Week has made significant strides in demystifying complex financial concepts for the public.

Who Gets Involved in Money Smart Week?

Money Smart Week is a collaborative endeavor, drawing participation from various entities committed to financial education.

Libraries, schools, colleges, financial advisors, banks, and community organizations are pivotal in delivering valuable content and experiences.

It’s when experts and novices come together, sharing insights, experiences, and strategies for financial betterment.

Money Smart Week Participation Ideas

  • Educate Yourself: Search the internet for videos, links, and materials on budgeting, planning, credit, debt, understanding scams, and beyond.
  • Attend Virtual Seminars with Financial Experts: Leverage technology to connect audiences with financial professionals, offering Q&A sessions, webinars, and live discussions on key financial topics.
  • Interactive Financial Games and Competitions: Engage your family with fun, educational activities to teach financial concepts enjoyably.
  • Seek the Advice of an Investment Counselor: Consult with a professional financial advisor or investment counselor to gain insights into managing your finances effectively. An investment counselor can provide personalized guidance on investment strategies, retirement planning, risk management, and wealth building.


Money Smart Week is more than an event; it’s a movement toward creating a financially informed and empowered society. By participating in or supporting Money Smart Week activities, individuals take an essential step toward mastering their financial destinies.

At David Lerner Associates, we champion the cause of financial literacy, understanding its critical role in achieving personal and collective economic prosperity. Let’s embrace Money Smart Week 2024 as an opportunity to grow, learn, and thrive in our financial journeys.

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