The Financial Literacy Roundtable (FLRT)
Welcome! The Financial Literacy Roundtable (FLRT) has compiled this resource page
to support financial education goals at libraries of all types.
For more information on FLRT, including information on membership,
visit the Roundtables page of this site.
Money Smart Week 2020
Due to the COVID-19 situation, The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has canceled the 2020 Money Smart Week campaign scheduled for April 4-11, 2020. Stay tuned for consumer-friendly resources to be highlighted on social media and through their website during April, which is financial literacy month.
Learn more at: https://www.moneysmartweek.org/
Financial Education Contacts
FLRT has compiled a resource list of community partners offering a variety of programs available to libraries. Topics include budgeting, financing college, identity theft and cybersecurity, saving by organizing your household and money smart programs for kids! Schedule a program today!Programming Library website.
Financial Literacy Materials
The CFPB and the U.S. Government Printing Office provide free promotional and educational materials on many financial topics. Formats include posters, bookmarks, booklets, flyers, DVDs and more! Orders are shipped free to libraries. CFPB support materials.
Find free financial education materials (for all ages) from the Government printing Office.
Financial Literacy Awareness
April is Financial Literacy Month and FLRT celebrates with Money Smart Week, a national campaign of the Chicago Federal Reserve to create awareness of services and resources, and to promote financial education programs. Money Smart Week is supported by the American Library Association. Find out how you can become a Money Smart Week partner on the MSW site, as well as find webinars, program inspiration, and MSW promotional materials.
If you are planning or have held a financial literacy program, have a financial educator to recommend, or have any questions or concerns, please contact us at FLRT@rilibraries.org
Submit your programs through our new Financial Literacy Programs form and we will help to promote them through our statewide calendar during Money Smart Week and through our MSW RI Facebook page throughout the year.