April 4, 2019

Money Smart Week celebrated throughout April at Kish

Kish is hosting free educational events throughout April in celebration of Money Smart Week.

Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Money Smart Week brings together financial institutions, non-profits, libraries, universities, and government agencies to offer thousands of free financial education classes across the country.

Learn about budgeting, put your money knowledge to the test, and win prizes throughout the month of April at Kish.

GeoCache for College Cash, Kish Financial Aid Office, C2150, now thru April 25th
Scavenger hunt meets geocache in this contest. Using a smart phone or tablet, players read and respond to quiz questions for a chance to win prizes. This fun campus event features personal financial information every student should know. Prizes include a chance to win a scholarship, gift cards, and imprinted Kish wear.

Money Smart Mondays, Kish Financial Aid Office, C2150, April 8, 15, and 22
Join the Kish Financial Aid staff for fun activities and games. Each week there will be different opportunities to boost your money smarts and win imprinted Kish wear and gift cards.

FAFSA Fridays, Kish Financial Aid Office, C2150, April 5, 12, 19, and 26
Show the Financial Aid staff your FAFSA submission from that week and be entered to win prizes, or complete your Kish financial aid file that week and be entered to win prizes. It’s that simple.

Finding Your Balance, Kish Student Lounge, C1130, April 10 at 10:00 am
Having trouble finding your balance—with budgeting and saving? Join First National Bank in this fun and interactive session focusing on putting yourself in balance, discretionary spending, and elements of saving. Free giveaways and snacks provided.

Financial Literacy Family Feud, Kish Student Lounge, C1130, April 22 at 1:00 pm
Put your financial literacy to the test with Financial Literacy Family Feud presented by Illinois WorkNet.

For more information, contact Financial Aid Systems Specialist Meaghan Cassinelli at mcassinelli@kish.edu or 815-825-9533.