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TAG: identity theft

On the road to financial literacy: Stop at the library for valuable no-cost resources

Posted in Explore and Discover on August 28, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Stacey Goddard In my last blog, I talked about my first real job (delivering newspapers with my brother). What I didn’t mention is the very different approaches my brother and I took with our hard-earned wages. He had a budget, including a formula for how much money would go into savings each month, how […]

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Summer’s financial playlist: Medicare, retirement, & investments

Posted in News on August 15, 2019 at 6:00 am

Close out summer strong with a class about financial matters, including Medicare, retirement, and investing terminology. SHIBA CLASSES We’ve partnered with the Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisor (SHIBA) program, a free service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, to provide timely information for Medicare recipien […]

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Gain insights at financial planning informational seminars with Edward Jones

Posted in News on June 13, 2019 at 6:00 am

We’ve partnered with financial educators from Edwards Jones to bring you information about investments, retirement, and steering clear of financial fraud. These seminars are completely informational (no sales) and are provided as part of our Financial Literacy and Consumer Education series. FINANCIAL PLANNING WITH EDWARD JONES Fixed Income Invest […]

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Reduce your browsing vulnerability

Posted in Explore and Discover on December 27, 2018 at 6:00 am

By Patrick Hakes Along with the richness of the information available on the Internet are many opportunities for criminals to gain access to your computer and thus your personal information. Most of the methods used to gain access to your computer involve you as an active participant. Actions you can take to help malicious software […]

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Free Shred Day at the library

Posted in News on September 12, 2018 at 6:00 am

Cleaning out your files the right way could protect your identity and help prevent fraud. The Library District is partnering with DeVries Business Services to provide Shred Day at no cost at both North Spokane and Spokane Valley Libraries. You can protect yourself from fraud and identity theft with free professional document shredding. Bring your […]

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