ROCKFORD (WREX) -
If you're having trouble managing your finances you could find some help come April
Money Smart Week is a nationwide public awareness campaign that will take place this year from April 18 through the 25. The week was started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and is designed to educate people on various financial topics.
"If it's failing to pay back a loan, or not understanding your ability to manage borrowing, mismanaging a checking account. But also things such as not understanding how important it is to save even small amounts," said Karen Chan, Money Smart Illinois Chair.
This will be the 14th year Money Smart Week will take place in Illinois