Birmingham Public Library to Begin Monthly Money Matters Workshop Series, July 6

If you made a New Year’s resolution to get your financial house in order, now’s a good time for a mid-year checkup. To assist patrons in building a better understanding of personal finance and developing a plan for the future, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is partnering with UAB’s Regions Institute for Financial Education.

Beginning Wednesday, July 6, 2016, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., at the Central Library, BPL will offer a monthly workshop series called Money Matters. The workshops will be held in the Linn-Henley Research Building’s 4th Floor Arrington Auditorium. The seminar will be led by Dr. Stephanie R. Yates, endowed professor and director of the Regions Institute for Financial Education in UAB’s Collat School of Business.

To learn more about about seminars and other resources about small business development available at BPL, contact Jim Murray of Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department by e-mail at or by calling (205) 226-3691.

Here is a listing of the Money Matters Workshop Series by month from July 2016 through May 2017.
Note: The workshops are held the 1st Wednesdays of each month from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Central Library.

7/6/2016 – Income, Savings and Assets
8/3/2016 – Your Spending, Your Savings, Your Future
9/7/2016 – Risk and Protection
10/5/2016 – Family Money Skills
11/2/2016 – What Every Woman Should Know About Money
12/7/2016 – Protecting Yourself Against Targeted Fraud
1/4/2017 – Dealing With Debt
2/1/2017 – Where to Invest Your College Money
3/1/2017 – Your Credit Report
4/5/2017 – Saving Through Tax Refunds
5/3/2017 – Five Keys to Investing Success