Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Money Matters Workshop Series Returns to Central Library Beginning October 18


The Birmingham Public Library is partnering again this year with UAB’s Regions Institute for Financial Education to offer a series of Money Matters workshops to be held each month at our Central location. Each of the workshops covers a different topic, but all are designed to help you gain a better understanding of your personal finances and begin making a plan for the future.

The first Money Matters workshop, "Wise Use of Credit," is scheduled for Wednesday October 18, 2017, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. All workshops will be held in the Youth Department’s Story Castle, which is located on 2nd floor of the Central Library. Representatives from the Regions Institute for Financial Education in UAB’s Collat School of Business will serve as instructors for each of the workshops.

What: Money Matters workshop series
When: Third Wednesday of the Month, October 2017 thru May 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Where: Birmingham Public Library – Central Library, Youth Department, 2nd floor, Story Castle

To learn more about the workshop series as well as other personal finance resources available at BPL, contact Jim Murray of the Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department by email at jmurray@bham.lib.al.us or by calling 205-226-3691.

Below is a listing of the Money Matters workshop series by month from October 2017 through May 2018. The workshops are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, with the exception of the one scheduled for December 2017, which will be held on the 2nd Wednesday.

Workshops
10/18/2017 – "Wise Use of Credit"
11/15/2017 – "Saving for Retirement"
12/13/2017 – "Holiday Shopping on a Budget" (held on 2nd Wednesday in December)
1/17/2018 – "Empower Yourself Financially"
2/21/2018 – "Maximize Your Personal Wealth"
3/21/2018 – "Protect Yourself from Identity Theft"
4/18/2018 – "Understanding Taxes"
5/16/2018 – "Your Credit Report"

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