Get "Money Smart"

In difficult economic times, getting "Money Smart" is more important than ever. Each April, the FDIC sponsors free financial education events around Houston with a goal of helping consumers learn about savings and money management on any number of topics.

Join us at any of the events at Harris County Public Library branches listed below. In the meantime, learn about other Money Week (April 2-9) speakers and events around Houston at And anytime during the year, take the Money Smart online class available on our databases page

Please contact the branch hosting the session you would like to attend:

Fairbanks Branch Library, 713-466-4438

Monday April 4 at 6 p.m.

To Your Credit: How your credit history will affect your future

Baldwin Boettcher Library, 281-821-1320

Tuesday April 5 at 4:30 p.m.

Charge it Right: Make Your Credit Card Work For You


North Channel Branch Library, 281-457-1631

Tuesday, April 5 at 6 p.m.

Check It Out: How to choose a checking account and keep track of your money


Aldine Branch Library, 281-445-5560

Wednesday, April 6 at 6 p.m.

Your Own Home: What home ownership is all about?