April 16, 2013 - Money Smart Week is almost here. Have you signed up for any of our special programs?

You can also tune in here on Saturday, April 20 at 9 am (CST) to watch Detroit Public Television's special Money Smart Week program Be A Money Smarty. Check back right here for the live webcast.

Created by Mark B. Robinson CIMA® AIFA® specifically for Money Smart Week, the Be a Money Smarty! presentation will be delivered in a high-energy ‘lightning round’ fashion, where 4 recognized experts ‘leave it all at the podium’ and share their ‘top 5 tips’ in just 10 minutes. Hosted by veteran television talent, Christy McDonald, this program will now be made available live, in real-time, via web stream, at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20th. In this entertaining and informative lightning round format, you’ll obtain the latest, up-to-date information on today’s hottest money topics, including how to:

- Establish-Use-Maintain Credit, Manage Debt; Michigan State University Extension Educator Erica Tobe.

- Avoid Scams, Fraud, Identity Theft; Michigan Department of Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division Chief Katharyn Barron.

- Understand Annuities and Long-term Care Insurance; New England Financial-a MetLife Company Managing Partner Mike Amine.

- Get Control Over Your Money, Now: Mark B. Robinson, CIMA® AIFA® is the Be A Money Smarty! developer and moderator.

Free to view and free from sales pitches, you’ll receive top-notch information from a source you can trust; and no one will try to sell you anything! Developed and presented by Mark B. Robinson CIMA® AIFA® along with experts in debt, credit, housing, annuities, long-term care insurance, scams, identity theft and investment fraud, Be A Money Smarty! will be sure to entertain and inform. Tune in and get smart quick!

As a production of Detroit Public Television, the Be A Money Smarty! program will be made available for free on Saturday, April 20th at http://www.dptv.org/moneysmarty