Welcome to Tru Direction where our mission is to help you find your way
to financial fitness.
Personal finance can be a tough topic for educators and parents to teach, simply because many of them haven't mastered it themselves. That's why we're here— to help individuals at any life stage better understand personal finance and money management. It's never too soon or too late to learn best practices for saving, borrowing, and planning for the future.
Your days of managing money by trial and error are over. It's time to find your Tru Direction.
Money Smart Week - April 22-29, 2017
Participate in Money Smart Week, a national initiative in its seventh year between the ALA (American Library Association) and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming to help us manage our personal finances better. Visit the Money Smart Week home page of the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) for additional details about Money Smart Week.
Libraries of all types can and do participate, providing programming for all ages and all stages of life on topics such as: basic budgeting; managing student debt; retirement planning; home purchasing; saving money through couponing; and how to prevent identity theft.
Money Smart Week is around the corner! Take advantage of FREE workshops ... search for an event near you.
In 2016, over 1000 public, academic, school, prison, and other libraries in 48 states participated. So mark your calendars to participate April 22-29, 2017!
Check out out these high level partnerships ... referred to as Money Smart Week Champions. Perhaps one of these Champions will provide the information you have been seeking or assist you in finding it. And excellent information is also available on the Money Smart Week website on credit & debt, spending & saving, and life stages - getting married, parenting & retirement.