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The Los Angeles Public Library is offering Money Matters, a series of events to help you get your finances in shape.


Be sure to also explore our  Financial Resource Guide for library and online resources providing information, education, and tools covering savings, credit, investments, budgeting, financial planning, and consumer protection.

 

October 20, 2014 3:00PM to 4:30PM

This module helps participants understand the importance of saving money.  Describes savings and investment options, and lists ways to save for retirement and save for large expense goals. Presentation includes handouts, by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), created to help adults learn the basics of handling their money and finances.

October 20, 2014 3:00PM to 4:30PM

This module helps participants understand the importance of saving money.  Describes savings and investment options, and lists ways to save for retirement and save for large expense goals. Presentation includes handouts, by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), created to help adults learn the basics of handling their money and finances.

October 20, 2014 4:00PM to 5:00PM

To observe Manage Your Money Week, staff from Wells Fargo Bank will be here to discuss money management and investments. Adults are invited to attend this informative program

October 20, 2014 4:00PM

BANK ON IT

An introduction to Banking Services

Curso Bancario Básico

Monday, Oct 20 at 4 pm

Sponsored by  Broadway Federal Bank

October 21, 2014 12:30PM to 3:30PM

Learn how to manage your money better AND how you can join online classes through the library and improve your personal and job skills. Try it out on our touch-screen laptops on Tuesdays, with the help of a librarian. Study online at library computers whenever we're open or away from the library whenever you want. In October we focus on personal finance, with courses on how to manage your money from Gale Courses and Universal Class.

October 21, 2014 6:00PM

 Protecting Your Most Important Assets

Investment assets can be put at risk from a volatile economy as well as from identity theft. During this session we will discuss ways to minimize the significant dangers your life savings are exposed to,  from safeguarding your personal information to properly recognizing investment risks.

October 22, 2014 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Come and learn about bank services. 

October 23, 2014 4:00PM

 As part of Manage Your Money Week, Bank of the West will offer a free informative seminar in building and maintaining personal credit.  

October 24, 2014 12:00PM to 1:00PM
An easy, enjoyable programs for adults, that will help you learn more about the basics of finances and money management. Easy, interactive lessons, tools, and checklists show you how to:
 
  • Buy a home
  • Manage your debt
  • Start a small business
  • Pay for college
  • Save and invest for your future

 

October 25, 2014 10:30AM to 2:00PM

Free one-on-one personalized financial consultation with CFP is available. There will be free financial workshops on credit, retirement planning, budgeting and investing basics in both English & Spanish. No strings attached. Register for free at www.FinancialPlanningDays.org/LosAngeles or 1-877-861-7826.

October 30, 2014 6:00PM

Find out how Medicare is affected by Obamacare.

November 4, 2014 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Baldwin Hills Library will host a Community Business Clinic led by Dr. Melvin Rivers on Tuesday evenings from 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.  

This program will teach Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, Non Profit Organizations and Grass Roots 501c3 Organizations how to: Apply for Grants, Develop Business, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Marketing, and other Business Related topics. Dr. Rivers will provide information and clarity in regards to Business, Management, and Leadership. 

The Community Business Clinic will meet every first Tuesday of the month from June 3 to December 2, 2014

You do not want to miss this event!

November 6, 2014 10:15AM to 12:30PM

A workshop to teach the basics of how to do business with the City of Los Angeles.  Learn how to get your business registered, and how to bid for contract opportunities with the City of LA.  Plus, we will introduce and demonstrate the Virtual Counselor Network, the City's brand new service to help businesses connect to the help they need.

November 8, 2014 1:30PM to 3:00PM

With over 500 different ways to take Social Security, there's an enormous need for more information and help on the subject.

Our talk breaks down the major components of Social Security, which enables attendees to make an educated and informed decision before claiming...and it's a BIG decision.

Social Security is a significant part of the average American's retirement income. 

November 15, 2014 10:30AM to 12:00PM
Award-winning speaker Penny Spark, of SoCal Home Improvement Referral Service, will deliver a program that is unique, high-energy and power-packed with information for local homeowners contemplating a home remodel, renovation or other improvement project. Ms. Spark has been performing professional due diligence on remodelers for nearly 15 years and has guided thousands of homeowners through their remodels, additions and home improvement projects. 
 
The seminar will address: 
• The Top 8 Most Important Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Contractor. 
• Keeping Records For Maximum Protection Against Project Delays and Budget Overruns. 
• What Pitfalls Are You Most Likely To Fall Into? 
• When Are Mechanic Liens, Performance Bonds and Release Waivers Needed? 
• The Key 6 Elements That Must be in a Construction Contract to Protect You. 
• What Coverage Do You Need? What Coverage Does Your Contractor Need? 
• And Much More… 
December 2, 2014 6:00PM to 7:30PM

Baldwin Hills Library will host a Community Business Clinic led by Dr. Melvin Rivers on Tuesday evenings from 6:00p.m. - 7:30p.m.  

This program will teach Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners, Non Profit Organizations and Grass Roots 501c3 Organizations how to: Apply for Grants, Develop Business, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Marketing, and other Business Related topics. Dr. Rivers will provide information and clarity in regards to Business, Management, and Leadership. 

The Community Business Clinic will meet every first Tuesday of the month from June 3 to December 2, 2014

You do not want to miss this event!


 

 

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