Smart investing@your library®
Interested in learning to make wise investing decisions?
Consider signing up for one of three investment education courses focused on your stage in life...
course is for beginning investors
targets those in mid-life
“Making It Last”
focuses on those near or in retirement
Each course involves four online modules and is tailored to the investment challenges of each age group. Topics include:
- balancing risk
- cutting investment costs
- choosing an investment adviser, and
- fine-tuning an investment portfolio at each life stage.
The FREE courses are taught by Dr. Cynthia Fletcher. This program is made possible by a grant to Iowa Library Services from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association.
Smart investing@your library® online courses are open for enrollment at anytime. Download and follow the enrollment instructions to get started today!
Kick-off meeting: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Wrap-up meeting: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: Council Bluffs Public Library, 400 Willow Ave., Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Contact: Marlys Lien, 712-323-7553, ext. 132
Local libraries are offering Smart Investing courses that incorporate face-to-face “kick-off” and “wrap-up” sessions taught by ISU Extension and Outreach at the library. Contact the Family Finance Specialist in your area about upcoming programs.
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