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Everything You Need To Know to Buy Your First Home - Money Smart Week

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: National Bank & Trust Square Branch – 130 W. Lincoln Hwy. - DeKalb, IL 60115

Presenters: Kimberly Barrios - The Kimberly Barrios Agency of American Family Insurance,  Ryan Gifford - NB&T Loan Officer, & Maria Pena-Graham - Century21 Elsner Reality


Planning to buy a home in the next one to three years?  Join these professionals for an informative session reviewing the home buying process from start to finish!


Northern Illinois University's Financial Literacy Collaborative is excited to be partnering with the DeKalb County Ca$h Coalition to bring the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's national Money Smart Week program to the community. This collaboration is bringing together many organizations across DeKalb County including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies, and the media.

Different collaborative representatives, coalition members, and members of the community will be presenting on different topics throughout DeKalb County during the week of April 5-12th. Programming covers all facets of personal finance from establishing a budget to first time home buying, estate planning, couponing, and much more.

NIU students, faculty, staff as well as community members are all welcome to attend all sessions.

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Academic, Speakers, Workshops, Special Interest, Personal Development


Academic Affairs, Office of Student Academic Success



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