Free finance seminars throughout April

April is Financial Literacy Month, and a number of organizations are holding free events.

Among them are:

■ The Consumer Credit Counseling Service will be offering one-on-one sessions with a financial counselor who will complete a full financial evaluation. Call 1-800-355-2227 for more information.

■ The Kentucky Council on Economic Education is sponsoring a Financial Literacy Poetry Contest for students of all grade levels. Four $50 savings bonds will be awarded. Entries are due May 8. For information, visit

■ Commonwealth Credit Union will host three financial seminars. The first, at noon April 14, will discuss financial fitness. The second, at 5 p.m. April 21, is on home financing. The third will discuss investing and is at noon and 7 p.m. April 22.

For information, call 1-800-228-6420. The seminars will be at the credit union's branch at 1425 Louisville Road in Frankfort.

■ The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' Louisville Branch and the state Department of Financial Institutions will offer a teacher workshop with free finance-curriculum materials from 4:30 to 7 p.m. April 28 at Elkhorn Middle School in Frankfort. To register, call 502-573-3390, Ext. 252.