Money Smart New Mexico works year-round to highlight the importance of financial literacy in improving the lives of New Mexico’s citizens.
This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of organizations throughout the State of New Mexico, including businesses, trade organizations, financial institutions, schools, not-for-profits, libraries, government agencies and the media. Money Smart New Mexico stresses the importance of financial literacy, informs consumers and business owners where they can get financial help and provides free educational seminars and activities. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance from establishing a budget to first time home buying to estate planning to starting a small business.
The goal of this community-wide effort is to help guide the people of New Mexico on the path to economic independence through expansion of their knowledge of financial concepts and access to financial resources. This in turn will provide long-term solutions for the financial stability of both individuals and families as well as increased numbers of small businesses that in turn will stimulate our economy.