TAG: financial literacy

Thinking Money Exhibition & Financial Education Programs

Posted in News on September 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

feature_thinkingmoney Money affects everyone, but many of us lack the knowledge we need to make smart financial choices that prepare us for whatever the future brings. Thinking Money: A Financial Exhibition SPOKANE VALLEY Oct 22–Nov 26, 2016 Thinking Money is a traveling exhibition designed to teach tweens, teens, and the adults in their lives about financial […]

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Dollars and Sense

Posted in News on July 15, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_DollarsSense Make sense of your finances. The Spokane County Library District and SNAP are helping you with money matters: the good, the bad, and the practical. From credit scores and budgeting, to dealing with collection agencies, we are hitting all the hard topics. Each two-hour class will cover several topics with plenty of time for questions and discussio […]

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Online Investing 101

Posted in News on January 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_OnlineInvesting101 Whitworth University finance professor Duff Bergquist, along with students from the Whitworth Student Investment Club, teach beginners how to get started with online investing. Topics covered include stock trading, basic equity research methods, and investing resources. Class materials Thursday, Feb 18, 6–7:30pm NORTH SPOKANE Thursday, Feb 25, 6 […]

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Estate Planning 101

Posted in News on January 25, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_EstatePlanning101 Learn the best way to take care of your estate and make things easier for your loved ones in the future. Attorney Alicia Levy teaches the basics of establishing a will, trust, and power of attorney for both your finances and health care. Come get your questions answered! Thursday, Feb 11, 2pm MORAN PRAIRIE Tuesday, […]

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Money & Aging Parents: Transitioning financial management

Posted in News on January 11, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_AgingParentsMoneyMgmt CPA Anne Mettler and Elder Law attorney Lynn St. Louis teach how to handle the issues that arise when an aging parent is unable to manage their finances. Topics covered include signs that a parent is having problems managing finances, tips for starting the conversation to offer help, and legal documents to ease the transition. […]

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Don’t fear the FAFSA

Posted in News on January 9, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_FAFSA If the words “financial aid” make you quake in your boots, this event is for you. Let Tammy Zibell and Janet Rice help you navigate the Federal Financial Aid System, and complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Whether you’re learning the ropes as a high school or non-traditional student, Tammy and Janet will […]

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Learn the facts about Alzheimer’s

Posted in News, Prime Time on January 8, 2016 at 6:00 am

Feature_Alzheimers If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s important to learn the facts. The Alzheimer’s Associations presents three free classes designed to educate individuals and families about early detection, causes and risk factors, and healthy habits to optimize physical and cognitive health. All classes are free a […]

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Take Control of Your Financial Literacy

Posted in News on January 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

Feature_STARfinancialseries No need to leave your financial decisions to others, you can take control! Melissa Williams and Jim Rund of Star Financial and Insurance Services bring you three specialized workshops designed with your needs in mind. Space is limited. Please click on the library location below to register for that class. Income for Life In January, […]

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Consider a Gap Year

Posted in Prime Time on May 28, 2014 at 6:00 am

PT_Feature_GapYear by Ellen Peters Students often take a gap year between high school and college, but what about adults? After raising families and working for decades, don’t we deserve a break too? A new trend with mid-life and older adults is to do just that to refill their well, so to speak. Many are seeing it […]

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Books for Free!

Posted in Teens on May 22, 2014 at 6:00 am

Teens_Feature_Bookscholarship by Stefani Miller Are you thinking about attending Eastern this fall? Do you like free books? If so, then you should check out the Florence and Earle Stewart Book Scholarship. This scholarship does require filling out an application and writing—gasp—a mini-essay, but if you put in the work then there is a good chance that you will […]

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