Money Smart Week is October 16-23

October 18th, 2010 | SMWC

Saint Mary-of-the Woods College along with financial institutions, government entities, not-for-profits and others are joining together to help support financial education during Indiana’s Fifth Annual Money Smart Week October 16-23. The college will host Money Smart Day on October 20, 2010 from 9 am to 2:30 pm in Human Hall, Hayes Auditorium. The program focuses specifically in the areas of money management and career assistance in today's economy. It is designed to educate consumers about money management and generate awareness of financial education available on a wide range of topics such as saving, investing and using credit wisely. 

The following is the schedule for the day:

9:15 Life After the Woods
Amanda Vester, Indiana State University Credit Union Marketing Director 
10:00 Consumer Protection Tips from the Indiana Attorney General's Office
Kallyn Vandenack and Amy Wardlow, Office of the Indiana Attorney General
10:30 How Would you Review a Local Government Budget?
Neil Garrison, Terre Haute City Council President 
11:00 Authentic Action-Based Living from the Personal, Professional Development, and Productivity Guru
Kelly Ikenberry,, Life and Business Design Coach 
11:30 Weed Seeds and Mustard Seeds - What Business Must do in Today's Recovering Economy
Dr. Darrel Gosse-CPA, CMA, retired chief financial officer 
1:00 A report on the Riverscape Research Project
Indiana State University M.B.A. Students
1:30 Job Hunting Tips and Student Borrowing Trends
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Career Center and Financial Aid
2:00 Establishing Credit
Diana Bell and Karla Bensinger, Old National Bank 

For more information about the event, please visit or contact Jamie McCracken at (812) 535-5260 or jmccracken(at) or contact Jim Tanoos at (812) 535-5189 or jtanoos(at)

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