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Summit County consumer office coordinates free finance seminars

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April has been designated “Financial Literacy Month” and the Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs is working with partners to sponsor 28 free events throughout the month.

To register or learn more about a class, workshop or event during April, call the number provided by that agency or the county Consumer Affairs office at 330-643-2879.

You can receive a flier mailed to you or you can get information online at https://consumeraffairs.summitoh.net.

Here are the scheduled programs:

Monday

Homebuyer education

• 5-9 p.m.

• Partner: East Akron Neighborhood Development

• Location: 1046 South Arlington St, Akron

• Registration required: 330-724-0244

How money works

• 7-8 p.m.

• Partner: Primerica

• Location: Primerica offices, 169 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron

• Register: 330-644-9910

Tuesday

Home buyer education

(see Monday data)

East Akron Counsel & Advice Clinic

• 5:30 p.m.

• Partner: Community Legal Aid Services

• Location: Barrett Elementary, 888 Jonathan Ave., Akron

• Register: 800-998-9454

Thursday

Money Management

and Financial Planning

• 4-6 p.m.

• Partner: Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs

• Location: Veterans Service Commission, 1060 E. Waterloo Road, Akron

• Registration required: 330-643-2879

Financial Fitness

• 6-8 p.m.

• Partner: East Akron Neighborhood Development

• Location: 1046 S. Arlington St., Akron

• Registration required: 330-724-0244

Friday

Financial Literacy Workshop

• 1-2:30 p.m.

• Partner: Summit County Office of Consumer Affairs

• Location: OhioMeansJobs Center, 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron

• Registration required: 330-633-1050, option 2

Saturday

Financial Management

• 9-11 a.m.

• Partner: Mustard Seed Development Center

• Location: 1357 Home Ave., Akron

• Registration required: 330-631-0350

Monday, April 14

Credit Happens

• 1-3 p.m.

• Partner: Greenleaf Family Center

• Location: 580 Grant St., Akron

• Registration required: 330-376-9494, extension 214

Wednesday, April 16

Veterans Job & Career Fair

• 1-3 p.m.

• Partner: VSC (Veterans Service Commission)

• Location: 1060 East Waterloo Road, Akron OH

• Information: 330-643-7636

Stow Consumer Debt Class

• 4 p.m.

• Partner: Community Legal Aid Services

• Location: Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 3rd St., Cuyahoga Falls

• Registration: 800-998-9454

Money Management for Teens

• 4-6 p.m.

• Partner: YES (Youth Employment for Success)

• Location: 140 E Market St, Akron

• Register or questions: 330-643-7886

Thursday, April 17

Financial Fitness

See Thursday, April 10 listing

Friday, April 18

Akron Consumer Debt Class

• 2:30 p.m.

• Partner: Community Legal Aid Services

• Location: Akron Municipal Court, 217 South High St., 9th Floor

• Register: 800-998-9454

Saturday, April 19

Financial Management

See Saturday, April 12 listing

Monday, April 21

Barberton Consumer Debt Clinic

• 5:30 p.m.

• Partner: Community Legal Aid Services

• Location: Barberton Library, 602 W. Park Ave., Barberton

• Register: 800-998-9454

Marriage and Money

• 7-8 p.m.

• Partner: Primerica

• Location: Primerica 169 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron

• Register: 330-644-9910

Thursday, April 24

Open M Counsel & Advice Clinic

• 5:30 p.m.

• Partner: Community Legal Aid Services

• Location: Open M, 941 Princeton St., Akron

• Register: 800-998-9454

Financial Fitness

See April 10 listing

Friday, April 25

Financial Literacy Workshop

See April 11 listing

Saturday, April 26

BBB Secure Your ID Day

• 9 a.m.-noon

• Partners: Better Business Bureau & Neoshred

• Location: Neoshred, 895 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron

• Questions: 330-253-8260

• Limit: 10 boxes/bags per person

Financial Management

See April 12 listing

Tuesday, April 29

Pros & Cons of Reverse Mortgages

• 2-4 p.m.

• Invited: homeowners age 62 and up

• Partner: Fair Housing Contact Service

• Location: Akron-Summit Library, 60 S. High St., Akron

• To register: (330) 376-6191


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