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National Financial Literacy Month (FLM) occurs every April.
It was created to help and encourage people across the U.S. develop good
financial habits. Below are some ideas that you can share to help promote FLM
in your area.
Get customers started by directing them to the Council for
Economic Education to learn about FLM’s history and scope. Direct them
toward the many resources offered on Illinois workNet.
Throughout the month, Illinois workNet will be posting
events related to Financial Literacy Month. IwN has have also updated several
articles relating to good financial habits that can be shared with customer. Follow
the links below to read them:
Started with Money Management - Young Adults
with a Disability - Tips to Develop a Financial Management Plan
for and Buying a Car
and Savings 101
Getting to Work
(and Staying) Out of Debt
Kind of Financial Aid is Right for You?
Pay for School
Affordable Child Care
Help You Need
Need to Know Before Applying for a Credit Card!
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You won't want to miss this amazing FREE professional development opportunity taking place April 10th in Bloomington! Windmills Training: Navigating Education and the Workplace through Accessibility is now open for registration.
This training is based on the "Windmills" curriculum and is designed to be a high-impact attitudinal training program that integrates disability into the spectrum of diversity awareness. Join ICSPS and SIPDC team members for an upbeat daylong workshop aimed at raising awareness of the limitations often imposed on people with disabilities due to a lack of knowledge or low expectations. Participants will leave with strategies for success in engaging employers and navigating the educational landscape and work place. The training focuses on attitudes and human factors, but it also concerns issues including legal requirements and accommodation.
When: April 10, 2018
Where: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (lunch will be provided)
Holiday Inn & Suites
3202 East Empire Street
Bloomington, IL 61704
There is no fee to attend, but online registration is required.
REGISTER HERE: https://icsps.illinoisstate.edu/2018/02/windmills-training/