Financial Advice from your Friendly Neighborhood Library
Want to get a jump on your finances this summer? Head on over to the Fairfield Public Library. Since May, they have been running their series, Reinvent Your Financial Future. The series runs through the end of July. Topics include budgeting, choosing a financial planner, beginner portfolio management, long term care planning, Social Security, Medicare and much more.
You may not be a candidate for extreme couponing, but who isn't happy to pinch a few pennies here and there once in a while? On June 23rd at 11:00 a.m., the series will focus on how you can save significantly by clipping a few. Sort out some of the confusion of beginner couponing with consumer expert Marilyn Zelinsky-Syarto. Learn how to put deals together, coupon at retail outlets, dollar stores and discount retailers. Find out how to take advantage of the holiday seasons. Apply your new knowledge and find out how to set up a coupon train.
One of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S. is identity theft. On June 25th at 7:00 p.m., Sheryle McMillan, Regional Director of Education & Community Relations for Money Management International will instruct you on how to protect yourself and your assets from thieves who want to steal your information. Find out how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warning signs of a scam.
Think you've got a handle on your budget? Think again. There are plenty of ways to keep yourself financially on track. On June 27th at 7:00 p.m., Zelinsky-Syarto is back to talk about the no-nonsense reason why having a budget eliminates day-to-day worries. Find out about the three simple documents you need to get control of your finances. Learn the tried and true, cash-only envelope system
The series, part of the Smart Investing @ Your Library, is supported by the partnership of the Reference and User Services Association and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. The program series is free and open to the public.
To register go to www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 203-256-3160. Follow the Fairfield Public Library on Twitter at www.twitter.com/fairfieldpublib and Facebook at www.facebook.com/fairfieldlibrary.