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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.


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!

December 3, 2014 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Come join us as Bank of the West will be providing a free workshop on financial literacy. 

Learn about the importance of savings.

Design a budget that's right for you and the difference between wants and needs.

Build and manage your credit.

Find out the different banking services that are available to you.

Bring your questions!

December 5, 2014 3:30PM to 4:30PM

Need help understanding credit report?

Want to purchase new car or house soon?

Come and learn about:

Building credit

Maintaining a good credit score

How to improve your credit score

How poor credit can impact your life


December 8, 2014 5:00PM

Learn the basics about credit, credit cards and credit scores. Be the one who uses credit wisely.