Money Smart Week 2023

Money Smart Week Graphic with Money Bank

Getting money smart can help you take control of your life and have confidence in the future. Money Smart Week from April 14 - 21 puts a focus on learning life skills to help you manage your personal finances. Learn how to save for your future with programs from the Library and visit other resources on this page to learn more about financial planning for yourself and your family.


How To Prepare for Retirement When You’re in Your 20s and 30s

If you consider yourself financially illiterate, you are not alone. It does not matter if you have just started earning an income or have been earning for a long time, every day is a chance to reflect upon your spendings and improve your finances. April is Financial Literacy Month. Join us for this class with Nick Naseman and feel confident about handling your financial future.  



Website Links

  • Money Smart
    Visit the Money Smart Week page to learn about family budgeting, debt relief, employer retirement plans, and other topics in free virtual sessions.
  • Want to Teach Your Kids About Money?
    It’s never too early to teach kids about money. Parents can listen to this news story or read the article from NPR that discusses how families can talk about financial literacy at home. 
  • 9 Tips for Teaching Kids About Money 
    Here is some advice from Charles Schwab to help teach kids about money management.
  • Schwab Moneywise hands-on activities 
    Here are some activities to do with kids to teach them about successful money habits
  • Colorado Springs Money Museum
    Use your library card to check out no-cost entry passes to the Money Museum right here in Colorado Springs! Through the discovery of money, America’s largest museum dedicated to numismatics brings culture to life. The museum explores art, history, science, and much more to promote the diverse nature of money and related items. Reserve a pass today!