Improve Your Financial Literacy with Money Week Houston

Money Week Houston is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated efforts of organizations across Houston and surrounding areas including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, community-based organizations, government agencies and the media. 


Money Week Houston is a week-long celebration of financial education events, seminars and workshops throughout the greater Houston area from September 14-20, 2008.

Money Week Houston is aimed at helping to improve financial literacy throughout Houston. Houston's initiative is similar to successful promotions in the cities of Chicago and Detroit. However, this is the first ever city-wide campaign in Houston.


To make a positive difference in the future of Houston’s families and communities by helping youth and adults improve their financial well-being.


Goal 1: Promote financial literacy for all Houston citizens

Goal 2: Increase public awareness of the need for greater financial literacy.

Goal 3: Promote business, government and community involvement in the activities and programs of Money Week Houston.

Goal 4: Assist partners in their financial literacy efforts.

Why Get Involved?

•    Financial stability for citizens

•    Consumer/client empowerment

•    Publicity/positive public relations

•    Network/shared resources

•    Opportunity to reach new customers/clients

Visit the Money Week Houston website at www.moneyweekhouston.org to see what is available.  We would love to assist you in scheduling a financial literacy workshop for your constituents, clients, customers and/or employees.

For additional information, contact Denise Shanklin at (281) 706-4324 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Gina Vincent at (972) 761-2504 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..