Smart investing@yourlibrary® – Saving

When it comes to saving for your financial future, plan to hit one out of the park…. Choose to Save®  is a national public education and outreach program dedicated to raising awareness about the need to plan and save for long-term personal financial security.  Their Resources provide a course of action, whatever your needs or […]

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Guest Blog: Karen Chan on Giving and Donating: Be Smart with Your Support

Karen Chan

Karen Chan is a financial educator and speaker. She partners with Illinois libraries to provide programs that help patrons make wiser decisions with their money. Her workshops cover high-stakes decisions such as investing in a 401(k), deciding when to take Social Security benefits and choosing a financial adviser.  Karen has been educating the public about […]

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Smart investing@your library® – IRS Taxpayers Advocate Service

The Smart investing@yourlibrary® news posts provide information on topics for anyone interested in becoming an educated consumer when it comes to saving and spending your hard earned money wisely!  Please check out Taxes: Smart investing@your library® Recommended Reads and upcoming workshops posted on our Events Calendar. (This program is made possible by a grant from […]

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Congratulations Fall 2015 On the Money Interns

Source: Robin, Chicago Public LIbrary

Congratulations to the fall On the Money interns for their hot-off-the-press publication of a new magazine now available in YOUmedia, and soon to be available at all our locations and Chicago Public School high schools. Miriam Gutierrez, Financial Outreach Manager from the office of Kurt Summers, City Treasurer of Chicago, presented certificates of completion and […]

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Smart investing@your library® – Preventing Identity Theft

The Smart investing@yourlibrary® news posts provide information on topics for anyone interested in becoming an educated consumer when it comes to saving and spending your hard earned money wisely!  Please check out our current Smart investing@your library® Recommended Reads and upcoming workshops. (This program is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education […]

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Smart investing@your library® – Credit

Looking for further information in related topics of interest for the Smart investing@your library® series? The Smart investing@your library® news posts provide information on topics for anyone interested in becoming an educated consumer when it comes to saving and spending your hard earned money wisely! This program is made possible by a grant from the […]

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