Mexican Consulate to celebrate Financial Education Week 2016

The Consulate of Mexico in Little Rock plans to celebrate Financial Education Week from April 4 to 8.  With the slogan, Plan, Save, Invest and Become an Entrepreneur!, the goal of the Financial Education Week 2016 is to empower Mexican and Hispanic community facilitating access to financial services, promote a culture of savings and encourage the creation of small businesses.

On April 4th, the Mexican Consulate kicks off the week in partnership with the Regional Chamber of Commerce of Little Rock by hosting a financial day at One Chamber Plaza, Little Rock 72201.  The day-event will consist of workshops, informative talks and conferences about opening savings and checking accounts, guidance on credit and savings, advising on other banking services, investment programs, business training, programs remittances and productive projects, money transfers to Mexico, direct deposit of payroll, mortgage loans, debts, liens, loans, taxes, guidance on issues of taxes and DACA/ DAPA. Information about the importance of financing for youth and the importance of having access to banking and financial services, insurance, Retirement Savings, and financial services linked with Mexico.

From April 5 to 8 the Consulate of Mexico in Little Rock at 3500 S University Ave 72204 will be hosting participating institutions and services.

LATINOS, NWS, PORTER, 3Among the financial partners participating at the Financial Education Week are, Arkansas Economic Development Commission, Arkansas Small Business Administration, Start Up Junkie Consulting, Regions Bank, Arvest Bank, First National Realty, First Security Bank, Arkansas Women Association, LiftFund, Garrison Financial Institute, Strategic Business Services, Centennial Bank, Iberia Bank, Bank of America, Integris Health, and H & R Block. Hola! Arkansas and Telemundo Arkansas are proud media sponsors.

The Financial Education Week will be held simultaneously in the 50 Consulates of Mexico in the United States, in order to reach a greater impact on the community.


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The Government of Mexico in collaboration with the National Commission for the Protection and Defense of Financial Services Users (CONDUSEF, by its acronym in Spanish) have enabled a micro website for Mexicans abroad, where you can access digital tools free to answer questions on how to improve personal finance, remittances and how to resolve questions about the financial services in Mexico. The micro web site is available at:

You can consult the schedule of activities that will take place in the 50 Consulates in the Unites States at:

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