April events to offer financial literacy tips

CREATED Mar 29, 2013

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Whether you're a child running a lemonade stand or a single parent trying to pay the bills, tips for being smarter with your money are right around the corner.

A coalition of banks, businesses, schools and nonprofits are organizing more than 200 seminars and activities in dozens of Wisconsin counties to teach people how to save, spend and borrow money wisely.

The events run April 20-27, and they're free.

Money Smart Week events are being held in 35 states.