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Money Matters

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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.


January 7, 2015 6:00PM to 7:45PM

Presented by the Pace Development Center, this program will provide an overview of credit, the impact of your credit score and the role of the credit reporting agency. Learn how to INCREASE your credit score, take steps to protect yourself from identity theft and understand your rights as a consumer. Q & A to follow program.  No reservation required.

January 8, 2015 4:00PM

Some things you can learn in school and some things, like buying a car, getting your first credit card, discovering the ways companies imposes fees on your spending—these and other life skills will be discussed.

January 17, 2015 10:30AM

Learn how to prepare and plan your path to home ownership with experienced professionals. We will discuss how to understand and improve your credit score, how to get pre-approved for a mortgage, how to work with an agent, and the escrow process.