MB Financial Bank Partners with the Federal Reserve for Money Smart Week

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Chicago banking leader to offer free financial education classes

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“Increasing financial literacy has always been a top priority for MB,” said Vicky Arroyo, President, Community Development, MB Financial Bank. “MB is proud to make free resources available to our communities through partnerships like Money Smart Week."

For the 11th consecutive year, MB Financial Bank will participate in the Federal Reserve Bank Money Smart Week campaign, April 21-28. Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign dedicated to helping consumers better manage their personal finances. The program consists of thousands of free classes, seminars and other educational activities.

“Increasing financial literacy has always been a top priority for MB,” said Vicky Arroyo, President, Community Development, MB Financial Bank. “MB is proud to make free resources available to our communities through partnerships like Money Smart Week. We are deeply committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work.“

During its classes, MB will cover topics such as youth financial literacy, a general overview of banking, managing a checking account and the basics of first-time home buying, among others.

The organizations partnering with MB to offer these programs include Claretian Associates, Dolton City Hall, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln Park Community Services, MB Ice Arena Chicago Blackhawks Community Rink, North Lawndale Employment Network, Rowe Clark Academy, Spanish Coalition for Housing, St. Andrew the Apostle Church, Thornton Fractional North High School, the Village of Glenwood, and the Village of Lincolnwood (view schedule below).

“Money Smart Week is a great opportunity for consumers to learn more about managing their personal finances,” said Heather Greenwell, Outreach Program Lead, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. “There are all types of free classes being carried out by partners throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.”

To learn more about Money Smart Week or to view a schedule of activities, please visit http://www.moneysmartweek.org.

About MB Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI)
MB Financial, Inc. is the Chicago-based holding company for MB Financial Bank, which has approximately $20 billion in assets and a more than one hundred year history of building deep and lasting relationships with middle-market companies and individuals. MB offers a full range of powerful financial solutions and the expertise and experience of bankers who are focused on their clients’ success. Learn more about Learn more about MB Financial, Inc. at http://www.mbfinancial.com

MB Financial Bank Money Smart Week Events

First-Time Homebuyer

April 24, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Allstate Insurance, 2444 W. Madison, Chicago, IL

April 25, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 768 Lincoln Avenue, Calumet City, IL

April 26, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
MB Financial Bank, 1443 W. 18th Street, Chicago, IL

April 26, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
MB Ice Arena Chicago Blackhawks Community Rink, 1801 W. Jackson Street, Chicago, IL

April 27, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Dolton City Hall, 14122 Chicago Road, Dolton, IL

Preparing for Home Ownership

April 25, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
MB Financial Bank, 3030 E. 92nd Street, Chicago, IL

Home Sweet Home: For First-Time Homebuyers and Homeowners

April 26, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
MB Financial Bank, 4010 W. Touhy Avenue, Lincolnwood, IL

Budgeting and Credit

April 25, 2018 | 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
MB Financial Bank, 3030 E. 92nd Street, Chicago, IL

Credit 101

April 26, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Thornton Fractional North High School, 755 Pulaski Road, Calumet City, IL

Managing Money 101

April 23, 2018 | 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Rowe Clark Academy, 3645 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL

April 25, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lincoln College of Technology, 8317 W. North Avenue, Melrose Park, IL

Checking Account 101

April 24, 2018 | 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Lincoln Community Services, 600 W. Fullerton, Chicago, IL

Navigating Your Dollars and Cents the Smart Way – Various Financial Literacy Topics

April 26, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
North Lawndale Employment Network, 906 S. Homan Avenue, 14th Floor, Chicago, IL

Avoiding Scams

April 23, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Village of Glenwood, 1 Asselborn Way, Glenwood, IL

Preventing Identity Theft/Fraud Awareness

April 25, 2018 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Village of Lincolnwood, 6900 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL

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