Delray Beach Public Library

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Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week

Whether it’s a house or a car, college tuition or groceries — it’s always about money.

As your partner in lifelong learning, Delray Beach Public Library is pleased to bring you this series of financial literacy classes to help you manage your financial present and future.  You will also have an opportunity to shred your stuff at our community shred event.

All of the classes are free, but registration is required.

GET MONEY SMART AND YOU COULD WIN A PRIZE!

Register for as many sessions as you like; fill out a survey at each program; and be entered in a drawing for a Financial Gift Basket from Barnes & Noble (retail value $200).  The drawing will take place after the series is completed and the winner will be notified by phone or email.

PSYCHOLOGY OF SPENDING | Monday, April 23, 6 PM

Learn about your “money personality” and how it affects your spending habits and relationship with money; and learn tactics to gain control of your finances. Presented by Andrew Cohan and David Johnson from  Capital One, Delray Beach.

NOSH! GOOD AND CHEAP | Tuesday, April 24, 10 AM 

A demo and tasting of a dish from Good and Cheap, a cookbook by Leanne Brown featuring recipes designed for anyone trying to feed themselves and their families on a food-limiting budget. Also learn tips for smart shopping. Presented by Chef Michael of Publix Aprons Cooking School, Boca  Raton, and Isabella Rowan, Librarian, Delray Beach Public Library.

 

ONLINE SAFETY & SECURITY | Wednesday, April 25, 2 PM

Fraudsters are more sophisticated than ever. Learn how to keep your accounts and personal information safe. Presented by Kayde Richardson and Adrian Braxton from Capital One, Delray Beach.

ROADMAP TO RETIREMENT | Wednesday, April 25, 6 PM

It’s never too early to plan.  Having a clear and flexible retirement strategy is your roadmap to your retirement goals. Presented by Christina Cleveland, CFP, Senior Vice President and Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch, Boca Raton.

FAMILY MONEY FUN DAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 28

For Grades 3-5: NICKELS, DIMES, & DOLLARS | 1 PM

Kids learn to recognize, count, and understand the value of money; and have a chance to win prizes. Presented by Amanda Nelson and David Johnson from Capital One, Delray Beach.

For Teens: MASTER OF MY MONEY | 11 AM

Babysitting, dog walking, part-time job. Teens work hard for their money.  Learn to budget your money, no matter how little you have, and get the things you want.  Presented by Amy Bumpus and Andrea Cuervo from    Capital One, Delray Beach.

For Adults: CREDIT 101 | 1 PM

Take the mystery out of your credit report. Learn the five factors that make up your credit score; which free credit reports are best; how credit repair works; and more. Presented by Gabe Kutlin, Credit Repair Strategist at   Liberty Credit Experts, Boca Raton.

For Adults: HOME BUYING 101 | 2 PM

Here’s what you need to know about buying vs. renting; getting pre-qualified; tax credits; low down payment options, and more. Presented by Kim Beckett, Sales Manager at Pacific Union Financial, Boca Raton.

Community Shred Event | 10 AM – 12 PM

Don’t want it? Shred it! Safely destroy your unwanted personal and business documents. 100% FREE.

DO BRING:

  • Paper
  • Old checkbooks, statements, tax returns, bills, receipts
  • Manila folders and envelopes
  • Paper clips & staples are okay

DON’T BRING:

  • Boxes, cardboard, x-rays, food, newspaper, magazines, plastic, glass, equipment, metal objects

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