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MPS Hosts Financial Literacy Month Workshops

April is Financial Literacy Month! This is a great time to learn more about personal finances, managing money, and planning for the future.

MPS is hosting three informative sessions to offer helpful tips about banking, building credit, planning for college, and more! Students in grades 4–12, staff, and families are invited to virtual workshops to help grow knowledge of daily finances and investing. Attendees can play financial literacy games to earn prizes.

Financial LiteracyTeachers: Individual students and full classrooms are welcome.

Guest speakers will guide attendees through important topics.

Friday, April 8: Financial Empowerment—Build Credit and Manage Your Money

Friday, April 22: Banking—How to Manage Checking, Savings, and More

Friday, April 29: Investing in Your Future and Planning for College

All sessions are 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Register in advance to receive a meeting link to the Google platform.

For more information, contact Marti Diaz, Financial Literacy Teacher Mentor, at

We hope you will attend these helpful sessions and start planning for your future!


Earl Arms, Media Relations Manager
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