personal finance

Get Your Finances in Order

MoneyJoin us this Saturday at 1:30pm for a workshop called How Money Works.  A financial expert from Primerica will be here to help you with the basics of organizing your money and getting your spending under control.

Financial Wellness Month

Dollar signYes, January is Financial Wellness Month!  Did you resolve to whip your finances into shape this year?  Your library has tons of free advice from famous authors like Robert Kiyosaki, Suze Orman, and Dave Ramsey and lots of other authors who are not as famous but are also very knowledgeable.  Take a look at our online catalog or our personal finance bo

HCPL Saves You Money!!!

These days, with unemployment and underemployment rampant, a lot of us are trying to cut back on our household expenses.  The Harris County library can hook you up with books by experts on the subject.  Some of the titles include:

Do You Smell That?

How to Smell a RatThe worst smell I’ve ever encountered?  A decaying mouse that the cat brought in without my knowledge.  Rodents are not known for their pleasant aroma – neither are financial scam artists!  Ken Fisher knows this and recently published a book called How to Smell a Rat: The Five Signs of Financial Fraud.  Read it and tell your friends.

 

 

Morningstar Investment Center--Free Live Patron Web Training

Want to have better control on your investments?  Learn how to find stocks or funds that meet your needs, research current prospective holdings or figure out how your investments are allocated on your portfolio.  Register for a free virtual tour on Morningstar to be held on September 30th, Wednesday at 3pm Central Time.

TIGHT ON MONEY? LEARN HOW TO SAVE!

 

Come to the North Channel Branch Library on Wednesday evenings at 6 pm, starting this September, to learn ways to cope in these money crunching times. A variety of seminars will be presented so that you can learn everything from how to start a small business to how to qualify for the $8,000 tax credit when you purchase a home before December 1st. Information on individual programs is available in the online calendar. You may also call us to ask for more information: Ph. 281-457-1631

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