TAG: financial literacy

BBB Consumer Education workshops at the library

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on December 28, 2016 at 6:00 am

Spokane County Library District has partnered with the Better Business Bureau to bring you consumer education workshops on topics such as financial literacy, smart shopping, and avoiding scams. Kirstin Davis of the BBB leads these workshops and informative presentations, which are geared for adults and teens. During January through April, you’ll […]

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Engage: our new library event magazine

Posted in News on December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

  Spokane County Library District introduces Engage, the new magazine packed with information about events, workshops, and programs at the library. You can pick up Engage at any of our 10 libraries or view it online. Just like all of our events and programs, the magazine is free. When you open the pages of Engage, […]

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Free Shred Day at the Library

Posted in News on October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am

Clean out your files and protect your identity! As part of the Thinking Money exhibit, the Library District and DeVries Business Services have teamed up to provide a free shred day at the North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. Bring your old paper documents, computer hard drives, disks, and tapes for safe and secure destruction. […]

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Thinking Money Exhibition & Financial Education Programs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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