Become a savvy saver at Richmond’s first Financial Literacy Fair


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond City Treasurer’s Office is hosting its inaugural Financial Literacy Fair on Friday, April 5. 

The goal is to empower Richmond residents to take control of their finances and eliminate financial barriers, as a kick-off to Financial Literacy Month. 

The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the lobby of City Hall. 

There will be workshops on budgeting, saving and banking, and financial counselors on site to answer questions and have personal sessions with attendees.

To learn more about the workshops, click here

There will also be refreshments and the chance to participate in raffles for prizes, giveaways and gift cards. To qualify for the grand prize drawing for a 55-inch TV donated by RVA Financial, residents must attend a classroom workshop or meeting with a financial counselor and visit multiple vendor tables.  

The event will include remarks from the Mayor, Treasurer and other city officials. City Departments, GRTC, the Department of Treasury and other organizations will have tables making information and resources available to give participants confidence in their financial decisions.  

Special shuttle service to this event will be provided by GRTC from the Arthur Ashe Center where there is plenty of parking.  

Shuttle service will pick-up every hour beginning at 9 a.m. from a temporary stop on Robin Hood Road. It will make a return departure at every half-hour beginning at 9:30 a.m. with its final return departure from City Hall at 3:30 p.m.

Click here to register. 

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