Financial Literacy Webinar and Resources

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has provided a number of resources to assist consumers in managing and protecting their finances during the pandemic crisis. On July 13, they are offering a free webinar to introduce librarians to the materials that are available. According to an email,

The CFPB is collaborating with the American Library Association (ALA) and the Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Financial Literacy Interest Group to bring these resources to you. In this webinar, we will provide you with an overview of these resources, the types of information you will find on the site, and how you can access these resources.

 Date: Monday, July 13, 2020
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (CDT)
Link: Registerhere

CFPB has been working with libraries to develop materials to assist patrons with financial questions. Check out their Library Resources here:  https://www.consumerfinance.gov/practitioner-resources/library-resources/. There are also free publications and materials about financial education topics that can be ordered to have available for library patrons.   Additionally, on their website they offer social media flyers, public service announcements, web graphics and other tools for outreach. All materials and resources are offered at no cost.