Money Smart Week Archives - United Way of Greater St. Louis

Head Start Classrooms Learn the Importance of Saving

United Way believes in educating the whole family about financial stability. That is why, for the last two years, the A.S.S.E.T. Project, a United Way matched savings program for Head Start families, has partnered with COUNTRY Financial to provide a Money Smart Kids Read event to Head Start children at United Way member agencies, including Grace Hill Settlement House and YWCA of Metro St. Louis. Continue Reading

5 Free Classes for Financial Independence

Are you money smart? The fact is we all could use a little help when it comes to managing our finances. Money doesn’t come with instructions, and that’s why banks, credit unions, businesses, schools, libraries, and non-profit organizations, like United Way of Greater St. Louis, are joining together to help support financial education during the third annual St. Louis Money Smart Week.
Below are just five of the nearly 30 classes being offered for kids and adults across the St. Louis region this Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25. Best of all – they’re free!Continue Reading

7 Smart Money Habits to Start Today

If you’re like most people, saving is a challenge. Although cutting out little expenses that can add up over time are helpful, you don’t have to give up your daily latte addiction to save a bit of extra dough. There are plenty of ways to save without sacrificing a ton. Here are seven, just to name a few.Continue Reading

Meet United Way Volunteer Paula Gaertner

Although National Volunteer Week has passed, we consistently celebrate all the wonderful work our volunteers do to help make our community a better place to live, work and grow year-round. After all, United Way volunteers contribute on average more than…Continue Reading

Are you money smart?

Dough, greenbacks, moola, Benjies — whatever you call it, it’s all the same — money. Sometimes you love it and other times hate it, but one thing stands true, no matter what, you need it. Money Smart Week, April 5-12,…Continue Reading