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Whiterock Finance – Smart Alternative Finance

Whiterock Finance is a locally owned fund manager which has been operating in Northern Ireland since 2012. Having successfully deployed the £55m Growth Loan Fund, Whiterock Finance now has £115m of funds under management through three funds; the Growth Loan Fund, the Growth Loan Fund II (successor to the Growth Loan Fund) and the Growth Finance Fund.


Whiterock Finance is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely. We are taking the appropriate measures in accordance with the latest Government advice.

We have a robust business continuity plan so that we can continue to provide support to our customers with minimum disruption. Our main priority is the health and well-being of our staff, customers and stakeholders.

  1. Our staff have all been briefed on the latest circumstances as to when and how, to employ self-isolation measures.
  2. Our team will work from home where possible
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What and When Is Money Smart Week?​​​​​​

Money Smart Week will be April 4-11, 2020. 

Participate in Money Smart Week, a national initiative in its eighth year between the ALA and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming to help members of your community better manage their personal finances. Visit the Money Smart Week home page of the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) for additional details about Money Smart Week. See also Become a partner.

Libraries of all types can and do participate, providing programming for all ages and all stages of life on topics such as: basic budgeting; managing student debt; retirement planning; home purchasing; saving money through

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Personal Goal Setting – How to Set SMART Goals


Many people feel as if they’re adrift in the world. They work hard, but they don’t seem to get anywhere worthwhile.

A key reason that they feel this way is that they haven’t spent enough time thinking about what they want from life, and haven’t set themselves formal goals. After all, would you set out on a major journey with no real idea of your destination? Probably not!

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How to Set a Goal

First consider what you want to achieve, and then commit to it. Set SMART (specific, measureable, attainable, relevant and time-bound) goals that motivate you and write them down to make them feel tangible. Then plan the steps you must take to realize your goal, and cross off each one as you work through them.

Goal setting is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future, and for

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FDIC: Money Smart for Adults

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The newly updated Money Smart for Adults instructor-led curriculum provides participants with practical knowledge, skills-building opportunities, and resources they can use to manage their finances with confidence. Instructors can use it to deliver unbiased, relevant, and accurate financial education whether they are new to training or experienced trainers.

The curriculum consists of 14 modules that cover basic financial topics. Each module guides you on what to say and do. The materials are available for immediate download below, and on DVD at Money Smart – Teach – For Adults (catalog.fdic.gov).

If you are still using the 2010 version of Money Smart for Adults and need assistance, please contact us at communityaffairs@fdic.gov.

The 2018 Money Smart for Adults curriculum is currently available in English. Check back for other languages, Braille, and a self-paced version.

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