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Social Security & Medicare Discussion at Worthington West Franklin Community Library

Posted By Dalton Good, Worthington West Franklin Community Library, 724-297-3762, wwlibrary@comcast.net , Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Public

Description

In partnership with Hefren-Tillotson, Inc., the library hosted a free discussion on social security and medicare. This event was targeted for adults. Attendees received an overview of the benefits and eligibility requirements for services.  

Tags:  Discussion  Financial Literacy  Medicare  Social Security  Worthington West Franklin Community Library 

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Improve Your Financial Wellness!

Posted By Nicholas Macri, Community Relations Coordinator, Bosler Memorial Library, 717-243-4642 , Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Public

Description 

As part of Bosler's Summer Learning programming, we are offering basic financial literacy classes in partnership with BB&T Bank. The sessions will run the 3rd Wednesday of each month during the summer. The seminars will talk about the basics of checking accounts and budgeting. The last session will also talk about identity theft and how to protect yourself. In addition to the presentations, Bosler will be holding displays related to each topics presented and offer additional learning materials that attendees can check-out from our collection. The library partnered with BB&T Bank to bring in financial professionals to present on financial topics. The only costs incurred were for the printing of program marketing materials. 

Tags:  Bosler Memorial Library  Financial Literacy  Improve Your Financial Wellness 

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Career Readiness Training

Posted By Regina Vesely, Library Dir, Horsham Township Library, 215-443-2609 ext. 205, rvesely@mclinc.org , Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Public

Description 

A local career coach is running a session on Career Readiness for patrons who are either inexperienced with the technology required to create a resume or who need a refresher after being out of the job-search for some time. Our presenter shares interview tips with patrons to help alleviate the anxiety of interviews and to help prepare to begin their new careers.

There weren't any costs associated with the program. This program is geared toward adults. The local career coach, we partner with for these sessions, also offers a program which helps low-income adults gain access to various community resources including government aide, healthcare, and other local resources including the library. 

 

Tags:  Careers  Financial Literacy  Information Literacy 

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Young Professionals Bootcamp

Posted By Dennis Luther, Director, Brentwood Library, 412-882-5694, lutherd@einetwork.net , Friday, November 9, 2018

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Public

Description 

Children ages 8-12 can get a jump-start on money matters as Kian Nowrouzi brings his Young Professionals Bootcamp to the library for a four-week session covering financial literacy topics such as budgeting, business, personal finance and investments, all age-appropriate and presented in a mix of interactive presentations and games to help children learn how to become responsible money managers. 

This is a partnership between Brentwood, Baldwin and Whitehall Libraries. The three libraries split the $200 cost to offer the program.  

Tags:  Financial Literacy 

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Smart Cookie Credit Discussion

Posted By Emily Mross, Bus. Lib. and Lib. Outreach Coordinator, PSU Harrisburg, 717-948-6130, elm43@psu.edu , Friday, September 21, 2018

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Academic

Description

Introductory session on building credit, paying off debt, staying out of debt, and budgeting targeted at college students. Program presented by a banker from (PA Forward partner org) First National Bank with Penn State financial literacy resources highlighted by the librarian. 45 minutes with time for Q&A; used pre/post-test model to check for understanding of basic credit concepts. Cookies served for the "smart cookie" theme. Library provided cookies to attendees, spending about $30 but that was the only expense incurred. 

Tags:  Credit  Financial Literacy 

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Retirement Education Seminar

Posted By Krista Mason, Director, Apollo Memorial Library , Monday, August 13, 2018

 

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Public 

Description

This seminar was put on by LPL Financial, which does regular, free seminars at libraries, churches, senior centers, etc. The presentation covers how to secure retirement funding and what to do if an individual doesn't have that funding (or a plan in place). The program is geared toward adults and is free of charge. 

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Tags:  Financial Literacy  PA Forward  Retirement Seminar 

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