The FDIC and the Green Impact Zone are sponsoring two financial literacy workshops in August. Presented by Greg Housel of the FDIC, the two workshops will explore “Building Wealth in America Today” on Tuesday, Aug. 23, and “Comparison Shopping: How to Find a Deal” on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Both sessions are from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Green Impact Zone. They are free and open to the public, but reservations are required. Register now, space is limited!

The “Building Wealth in America Today” session will examine the key factors in wealth building, how homeownership affects your worth and an overview of retirement saving. “Comparison Shopping” will delve into finding big discounts on the internet, understanding comparison shopping, making the most out of coupons and other ways to save. Sign up today!

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will host the Second Annual Money Smart Day at the Fed event on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The event is focused on educating consumers about personal finance resources and how to apply wisdom to financial decision-making.

Attend any of 39 FREE sessions throughout the day.

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010
9 a.m.–5 p.m. (CST)
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64198

Registration is encouraged at

All visitors will be required to show a photo ID and free parking is available.

Session topics and more information is available in the Federal Reserve Bank’s Money Smart Day Flier (1.3 MB).