TAG: consumer education

Kids and adults get financial know-how during Money Smart Week

Posted in News on March 14, 2019 at 6:00 am

MONEY SMART WEEK March 30–April 6, 2019 Kids decorate piggy banks and learn about spending, giving away, and saving their hard-earned dollars during our Swanky Swine Showdown program. We’re thwarting fraudsters on Free Shred Day. Bring your personal and financial documents for safe and secure shredding—whether you have one pile or 10. Le […]

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Homebuyer education & financial literacy workshops from SNAP Spokane

Posted in News on May 25, 2018 at 6:00 am

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION SEMINARS June–August 2018 Buying a home can be a dream come true and an overwhelming process at the same time. In a free seminar held at the library, explore all of the major aspects of the home-buying process in an unbiased format with SNAP Spokane instructors certified by the Washington State Housing Finance […]

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Email scam posing as library on west side of state

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on April 4, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Jane Baker To be clear up front, we have not heard of any scams regarding the Spokane County Library District, or any of our libraries. Also, scammers will use anything they can to get your money. So when we heard of an email scam involving the Seattle Public Library, we thought we’d take this […]

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Q&A with Jeff Yeager, The Ultimate Cheapskate

Posted in Explore and Discover on March 28, 2017 at 6:00 am

By Erin Dodge We’re keeping it frugal with Jeff Yeager, The Ultimate Cheapskate. In April during Money Smart Week, Yeager presents “Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World” at three locations (see locations, days, and times below), offering practical advice about how to live a happier, healthier, and fuller life—only if you are not wi […]

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