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Wilkes County Wellness: April 2023 - Money Smart Week

This guide is a resource for the patrons and community of Wilkes County Public Library. In this guide, you will find resources to encourage wellness in all aspects of your life and promote lifelong health benefits.

Monday, April 17

Family Budgeting

2:00 p.m. in the library's community room

  • Review recommended guidelines for a proper budget
  • Learn how to assess the unique spending needs of your family
  • Let your vision for the future be your guide for making informed decisions



Tuesday, April 18

Financial Institutions

2:00 p.m. in the library's community room

  • Navigating the financial system through the tools and resources available
  • Understanding how credit, credit reports, and the credit system work
  • Protecting personal information to avoid becoming a victim of scams


Wednesday, April 19

Debt Relief

2:00 p.m. in the library's community room

  • Bring clarity to the complex landscape of debt-related financial products
  • Outline popular options to affordably repay debt
  • Teach patience and informed decision making when debt feels overwhelming


Thursday, April 20

Employer Retirement Plans

2:00 p.m. in the library's community room

  • Provide information on common retirement plans seen across employers
  • Weigh the pros and cons of various retirement paths available
  • Help define what a secure retirement looks like for you and your future