Friday, April 17, 2015
Programs on Investment Research Scheduled for April 20 and 21 at Central Library
Money Smart Week 2015 offers free events throughout Alabama focused on financial education for all ages and walks of life. The Birmingham Public Library will host two events: How to Use Mergent and Morningstar Databases for Business and Investing Research and How to Get Started with Investing.
How to Use Mergent and Morningstar Databases for Business and Investing Research is scheduled for April 20, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. in the Regional Library Computer Center/Central Library/Linn-Henley building/4th floor. This program will provide novice and experience investors information on how to select and monitor their investments using Mergent and Morningstar. It will also cover how to research a company before purchasing their stock.
How to Get Started with Investing is scheduled for April 21, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. in the Regional Library Computer Center/Central Library/Linn-Henley building/4th floor. Dr. Stephanie Yates, Director of UAB’s Institute of Financial Literacy, will describe the fundamental principle of investment and how a better understanding of these principles can lead to investment success.
In preparation for Money Smart Week, the Business, Science, and Technology Department has also put together a Subject Resource Page on personal finance for your convenience. The information provided is a sampling of books, databases, and websites covering a variety of money management topics including budgeting, credit repair, home buying and selling, insurance, investment, retirement, etc. This subject guide can be accessed from your home, on your mobile phone, or tablet at http://www.bplonline.org/virtual/subjects/Default.aspx?s_page=58.
When considering your personal financial goals, the Birmingham Public Library is a good place to go for free and authoritative resources on all aspects of personal finance. Stop by to check out some of the amazing resources we have to offer!
By Tressa at April 17, 2015
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