April 22 – 29 is Money Smart Week, a national education campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.
Starting April 22nd, Union City Library will be holding a series of free financial literacy workshops offered by World System Builder as part of their national financial literacy campaign. From paying for college to planning retirement, the topics covered touch on the many stages and concerns of financial life. The first session will be an introduction and overview of the series. Open to all ages. See the full workshop schedule below:
April 22nd, Saturday, 12:30 – 1:15 – Introduction
May 17th, Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 – Debt Management
May 24th, Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 – Insurance
May 31, Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 – Investment
June 7th, Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 – Retirement
June 14th, Wednesday 6:30 – 7:30 – Estate Planning
Contact the Union City Library’s reference desk for more information at 510-745-1464 (ext. 5).
Don’t forget to ask about financial literacy resources provided through your library! Come visit us at the reference desk or call by phone.
- Search our catalog for resources on: personal finances, investments, retirement , paying for college or whatever stage of your financial life you may be in.
- Check out one of our audiobooks from the Great Courses series, such as Financial literacy: finding your way in the financial markets with professor Connel Fullenkamp or Money management skills with professor Michael Finke
- Take a Universal Class on finance offered through the library, such as Personal Finance 101: How to Manage Your Money.
- Access Weiss Financial Ratings through the library – A single source for financial strength ratings and financial planning tools covering Insurance, Banks, Mutual Funds and Stocks. Also, Medical Supplemental Insurance ratings. Contains financial literacy tools, articles and calculators.
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a free program provided by the nation’s certified public accountants, which breaks down resources by life stages (student, business owner, retired, parent etc.).