BOOST YOUR FINANCIAL KNOW-HOW!

The Montrose Regional Library District is offering FREE financial classes for the public, through a program called Money Smart Montrose. Classes offer a variety of topics and are held at the Montrose Regional Library and other community centers throughout the region.

CLASSES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC:  

A wide range of classes are available with topics such as Banking, Stretching Food Dollars, Credit & Debt, Financial Planning, Teaching Kids About Money, Financial Planning, Bankruptcy, Taxes, Paying Down Debt among others. Classes are held in Room 204 of the Montrose Regional Library.

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CLASSES FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS:  

A focus on bank products, credit and debt, taxes, buying a car and/or house, avoiding scams, insurance and teaching children about money. Classes are in the evening and are held at Mesa State College in Montrose and at the Olathe Middle School. See class calendar for more information and directions.

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CLASSES FOR SENIORS:

Money Smart Montrose is offering nine classes on various financial topics to residents of five subsidized senior living facilities: Anciano Towers, Centennial Towers, Cimarron Village Apartments, Meadowlark Court Apartments, and San Juan Apartments. Among the subjects in classes are long-term care, safeguarding investments, Social Security, financial security after loss of a spouse, and estate planning.

CLASSES FOR PASSAGE CHARTER SCHOOL: 

Money Smart Montrose is teaching a weekly two-hour financial education class at Passage Charter School, a public high school designed to meet the needs of pregnant and parenting teens. It is open to male and female students, ages 14 to 21 and has an onsite infant/toddler center for up to 18 children. A focus on basics of money management including developing a financial plan, budgeting, investing, credit and debt and fraud, insurance. In addition, we will offer classes on other topics, including housing options, buying a car, college financing, and filing taxes.

UPCOMING CLASSES

UPCOMING CLASSES IN SPANISH

UPCOMING CLASSES FOR SENIORS

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  • Food will be provided.
  • Bring your kids! FREE babysitting and youth activities will be provided.
  • 2nd class of each month is an “advanced” class; please feel free to join one or both classes.
  • Course Instructors subject to change without prior notice.

Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Money Smart has reached over 3 million consumers since 2001. Research shows that the curriculum can positively influence how consumers manage their finances, and these changes are sustainable in the months after the training.

Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities. The more people know about credit and banking services, the more likely they are to increase savings, buy homes, and improve their financial health and well-being.