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The library will develop and market a weekly drop-in clinic that gives one-on-one reference assistance and referrals for tax preparation customers. Grant amount: $55,055 Alliance will deliver saving and investing information through social media targeting individuals ages 13–35. It will also provide online and face-to-face investor education programs through six public libraries, the virtual world of Second Life, and an outreach van that travels to community events and public libraries in small, rural communities throughout central Illinois. Grant amount: $100,000 In partnership with Delta State University, the library ...
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FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association Announce $853,000 in Grants to Libraries Nationwide Smart Investing @ your library® to Provide Local Communities with Unbiased Investing Information and Resources   Washington, DC— The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association (ALA) today announced 13 grants, totaling more than $853,000, to public libraries and library networks across the country, giving millions of library patrons and their families, greater access to unbiased investing information and resources. The grants are ... market research, surveys and trends
ALLIANCE LIBRARY SYSTEM ANNOUNCES SMART INVESTING @ YOUR LIBRARY ...
Beardstown – Alliance Library System and Beardstown Houston Memorial Library will launch the “Smart investing @ your library®” program, to promote investor education in the Beardstown community. Beardstown Houston Memorial Library will be working with Alliance Library System to offer programs on investing targeted at baby boomers. Programs will be presented by Paul Santos, Director of Finance, Facilities and Human Resources at the Alliance Library System. On Saturday, September 6, at 10:00 a.m. in the meeting room, Paul will present “Rules for Retirement” and he will talk about the traditional way people save and invest for ... market research, surveys and trends

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Albany Public Library, the central library of the Upper Hudson Library System, is partnering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to develop a weekly drop-in clinic that gives one-on-one reference assistance and referrals for tax preparation customers. The library is also testing new marketing and advertising tools in targeted low income neighborhoods in partnership with Albany�s 29 Neighborhood Associations plus the Affordable Housing Coalition. Alliance Library System, a regional Library system in central Illinois with 260 member libraries in its 14,000 square mile service area, is delivering saving ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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(NASAA) updated a joint report that outlines practices being used by financial services firms to strengthen their policies and procedures for serving senior investors as they approach and begin retirement. The SEC, FINRA and NASAA first published the report in 2008 to highlight proactive steps being taken by some financial services firms in serving senior customers. It was intended to assist the overall industry in enhancing compliance, supervisory and other practices related to older investors. The 2010 Addendum  summarizes additional practices now being used by financial services firms and securities professionals in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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8:30 a.m.-noon – SCORE presents a workshop called "Small Business Market- ing" at the Stockton Boulevard Business Information Center, 4990 Stockton Blvd. Cost is $30. To register, visit www.sacscore.org or call (916) 635-9085. 9 a.m.-noon – The Federal Technology Center presents a free workshop called "Responding to RFPs (Requests for Proposals)" at the Hillsdale Business Information Center, 5655 Hillsdale Blvd., Suite 8. To register, visit www.TheFTC.org or call (916) 334-9388. 9 a.m.-noon – SCORE presents the third in a series of four weekly workshops, "The Business Plan Series – ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Lehigh library: Wealth of information available on retirement planning
Retirement can mean adventure, travel, volunteering, the chance at a second career and many other options. If you are considering retiring, or want information on these topics, then be sure to check out the resources of the Lee County Library System. If you would like to browse for materials, then look in the adult nonfiction section in the 646.79 section. Titles relating to healthy aging can be located under the call number 613, and financial planning is found in the 332.024 nonfiction section. Here are a few of interest: - "A Long Bright Future," by L. Carstensen. A positive and empowering guide to smart aging. - ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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In conjunction with the Smart Investing @ your library grant, each ... Funny Money, an I Can Read Book, as part of Smart Investing @ your library. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
South Carolina State Library - Georgetown County Wins Smart ...
Georgetown, S.C. – Georgetown County Library will launch a two-year, innovative, “Smart investing @ your library®” program, to promote financial education throughout its entire community.   The public library will be working with a variety of civic groups countywide to help local citizens, including many disadvantaged ones, to learn to manage and invest money more effectively and wisely:  very important topics during these tough economic times! In January 2010, the American Library Association (ALA) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation awarded $87,300 to the Georgetown County ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Smart Investing series offered across Iowa with new grant ...
The Smart investing @ your library® initiative will continue to provide thousands of Iowans with unbiased investor education through a renewed FINRA grant to the State Library of Iowa. Iowa is the only state library and one of only 19 institutions nationwide to receive funding in 2010 from the FINRA and ALA. Image used with permission from the American Library Association. By Laura Dillavou For the past two years, a grant from the American Library Association (ALA) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investor Education Foundation, in conjunction with Iowa State University Extension, has made learning to ...
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I know nothing about investing, I am a young college student who is miraculously not in debt. In fact I am making money by going to college. I want to be smart with this money and make it work for me. Any ideas on that I should do or where I should go for help. Remember I know less than nothing about investments and I would like to learn about this more than just doing it and blindly let someone have my money. Before you enter into any transaction, you should know what you are doing, why you are doing it and how to do it. Before you invest in any security, the first investment you should make is in yourself, and the best ...
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  I am 19 years old and I have little knowledge about investing other than some ways to do it and why I should do it. So I was hoping I could really get some advice about ways to invest in companies that will give me a steady income and will teach me how to go through with the process. I know Im bound to make mistakes but I would love to be able to make money investing in personal development, health,and music also. But if you could tell me more on any of these and how to go about doing this I would really appreciate it. I do not make much money at all but if I could just start small and make a careful investment(at ...