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April as National Financial Literacy Month

In 2004, the U.S. Congress designated April as National Financial Literacy Month with a goal to raise awareness of the importance of sound financial literacy, that can lead to personal and family economic well-being. In commemorating this month, President Biden’s proclamation calls upon all of us “to highlight the value of high-quality financial education” to improve our financial capability.

Other activities for Literacy Month include:

              For those with a TSP retirement account:

    • TSP has launched a series of webinars covering TSP topics. Register at tsp.gov/webinars. Use password TSPweb.
    • Additionally, they have doubled the amount of training in an effort to be available for participants regardless of their schedule or geographic location. Register on the Training Resources page.
    • TSP has recorded many other webinars available on their YouTube channel for viewing on your own.

              The Government Employees Health Association, Inc (GEHA) is offering their Financial Wellness Webinar, Virtual Lunch and Learn, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 from 12:30 – 1:00pm.

      • Financial literacy helps you manage money wisely. Understanding the current economic environment and knowing your financial standing can improve your financial status.
      • Register here to attend.

              Prudential has established high-quality financial education from understanding your current financial health, to managing debt and leaving a legacy, and more.

      • Prudential has established this website for your use at your convenience.
      • Additionally, to kick-off Wellness Wednesdays, please sign up for this free live seminar that discusses “Budgeting & Building an Emergency Fund.”

OTED encourages all interested in Financial Literacy, including employees, retirees, transitioning Service members, Veterans, their family and caregivers to take advantage of National Financial Literacy Month and the free resources that are available (all year around). Please remember to share this to others, especially those in our community that are underserved and struggling financially. OTED wishes you a wonderful and educationally filled Financial Literacy Month.