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Chicago Tribune frugalista talks coupons and money-saving ideas from the Internet

Chicago Tribune frugalista talks coupons and money-saving ideas from the Internet
March 8, 2011

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094

columnmugLisle, Illinois ~ Stop throwing away those Wednesday shoppers and food sections.

Carrie Kirby, a money-saving expert with the Chicago Tribune, will share some ideas for consumers interested in saving money when she speaks at the Krasa Student Center at Benedictine University from 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5.

Kirby's presentation, "What I Taught My Grandma About Coupons: Using the Internet to Save More," is part of "Money Smart Week" in DuPage County, which runs from April 2-9 and features a series of presentations by community groups, financial institutions, government agencies, educational organizations and financial experts to help consumers manage their money.

Joining Kirby will be Caroline Russow and Mindi Hatch from U.S. Bank. Russow and Hatch will talk about debit and credit cards and how the public can save money and eliminate long-term debt.

For more information about the "Money Smart Week" events at Benedictine University, contact Vicki Jobst in the undergraduate Business department at (630) 829-6455 or by e-mail at vjobst@ben.edu.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 53 undergraduate majors, 13 graduate and four doctorate programs. Benedictine University is ranked as a Top School in the Midwest (11th in Illinois) for Master's Universities, 12th in the Midwest (and sixth in Illinois) for Racial Diversity, and eighth in Illinois for Freshmen Retention for 2011 by U.S. News & World Report.