MB Financial Bank is Co-hosting Financial Educational Programs

Events celebrate Money Smart Week® Illinois.

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Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 17, 2013

MB Financial Bank is offering a series of money management programs at no charge in several Chicago communities during Money Smart Week® Chicago, April 20-27, 2013.

Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Money Smart Week® is a series of educational events designed to help people of all ages improve their money management skills. MB Financial Bank locations in Bolingbrook, Chicago, Dolton, Glenwood and Plainfield are partnering with several community organizations to offer a dozen programs for adults and children, both in English and Spanish, in select communities. Seminar topics include banking basics, budgeting, fraud prevention, preparing for home ownership, building a good credit history and more.

                         MB Financial Bank Money Smart Week Events

April 20 – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Fuerza Financiera” (Spanish) – Partner: The Resurrection Project – 2015 S. Morgan St., Chicago, Ill.    

April 20 – Noon – 3 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Getting the Most out of Your Finances”– Partner: Resurrection House Baptist Church – Resurrection House Baptist Church, 245 E. 138th St., Dolton, Ill.

April 20 – Noon – 3 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Getting the Most out of Your Finances”– Partner: Plainfield Library – Plainfield Library, 15025 S. Illinois, Plainfield, Ill.

April 22 – 26 – Throughout the day
MB Financial Bank presents “Banking Education Programs for Students in Grades 1 thru 5” – Partner: Independence Elementary School – Independence Elementary School, 230 Orchard Rd., Bolingbrook, Ill.    

April 22 – 6 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Basic Banking 101” – Partner: Glenwood Academy –
Glenwood Academy, 500 W. 187th St., Glenwood, Ill.

April 23 – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Speed Banking Event” – Partner: Heartland Human Care Services, Inc. –
St. Sabina Church, McMahon Hall, 1210 W. 78th Pl., Chicago, IL

April 23 – 7 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Treasures for Cash” – Partner: Plainfield Library – Plainfield Library, 15025 S. Illinois, Plainfield, Ill.

April 24 – 7 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Budgeting in Spanish” (Spanish) – Partner: Plainfield Library – Plainfield Library, 15025 S. Illinois, Plainfield, Ill.

April 24 – 6 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “How to Maintain a Healthy Account” – Partner: Glenwood Academy – Glenwood Academy, 500 W. 187th St., Glenwood, Ill.

April 25 – 6 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “The Importance of a Good Credit History” – Partner: Glenwood Academy – Glenwood Academy, 500 W. 187th St., Glenwood, Ill.

April 26 – 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “Basic Banking 101/Preventing Fraud”– Partner: Prairie State College – Irwin Building, Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, Ill.

April 27– 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
MB Financial Bank presents “How to Prepare for Homeownership” – Partner:
Reaching Out Ministries – 1950 S. Saint Louis Ave., Chicago, Ill.

To learn more about Money Smart Week and sign up for events in your area please visit http://www.moneysmartweek.org.

About MB Financial Bank    
MB Financial Bank’s holding company, MB Financial, Inc., is traded on the NASDAQ as “MBFI.” MB Financial has approximately $9.6 billion in assets. MB Financial Bank (http://www.mbfinancial.com) is a locally-operated financial institution that has been delivering competitive personalized service for over 100 years to businesses and individuals who live and work in the Chicago metropolitan area.

About Money Smart Week
Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign featuring more than 3,000 free programs nationwide to promote financial literacy across all age groups. Launched in 2002 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the program is now active in more than 45 states through national partnerships with the American Library Association and the Financial Planning Association. New 2013 national partners are the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Cooperative Extension.