Chicago Financial Planning Day 2016 is October 8

Chicago Public Library will partner with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc., Financial Planning Association of Illinois, Foundation for Financial Planning, U.S. Conference of Mayors, and Chicago Office of the City Treasurer to again present a free day of financial education on October 8. Chicago Financial Planning Day presents a variety of programs with […]

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

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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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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