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Welcome to the April 2013 Edition of the Practical Money Skills for Life Newsletter

Final Countdown to Register for Financial Literacy Summit

The 7th Annual Financial Literacy & Education Summit, co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Visa, Inc., is just days away. The free webcast will address potential solutions to improving women's financial literacy and capabilities globally. Richard Cordray, Director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, joins the event as a keynote speaker, while Visa's Chief Communications Officer Doug Michelman joins the lineup as a featured speaker. Tweet panelists questions and include the event hashtag #FinLitSummit.
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Innovative Educator:
Jimmy Renita Walker
West Houston Assistance Ministries
Houston, TX

Jimmy Renita Walker motivates West Houston adults in financial need through innovative materials and by being unafraid to share her personal story as an example. Read more

 
Practical Money Matters Article:
How Financially Literate Are You?

April is National Financial Literacy Month, a coordinated campaign by government agencies, schools, nonprofit organizations, financial institutions and stakeholders to raise awareness of money management challenges. Read more


 
Practical Money Matters Podcast:
Help Mom Plan for Financial Security

It's not uncommon for mothers to put their own financial interests after their families'. This Mother's Day, help mom take control of her personal finances. Listen now



 
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Each month, Visa honors an educator who is innovative in helping students lay the foundation for future financial success. If you or a teacher you know is using Practical Money Skills' curriculum or otherwise enriching students with lessons in financial literacy, tell us about it. Nominate an Innovative Educator