BURLINGTON — Director Michael Wick and the Burlington Public Library invite residents to a virtual personal finance series designed to help set up young adults for financial prosperity.
This free series is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Burlington Library, in collaboration with 28 libraries in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
Workshops will be led by Jennifer Bethel and Matt Trogdon through the Babson Financial Literacy Project, a not-for-profit program designed to help young adults acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for long-term financial prosperity and independence. The workshop is geared toward those ages 17 to 30.
Bethel is a professor of finance at Babson College. Trogdon has worked as a financial planner for 14 years.
Tips and Tricks for Managing Credit
When: Wednesday, March 2, at 7 p.m.
What: This workshop will include information about managing credit cards and their hidden costs, as well as tips to avoid credit card traps. Participants will learn about credit reports and credit scores and what steps to take to improve financial standing.
Managing Your Money to Build Your Best Life
When: Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m.
What: This workshop will help attendees learn how to budget their money and start building a nest egg for their future.
When: Wednesday, April 6, at 7 p.m.
What: Participants will learn insights on making important decisions, including choosing retirement and health insurance plans, and making investments.
Protecting You and Your Assets
When: Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m.
What: This workshop will help young adults organize and prepare for their adult life and the financial challenges ahead.
“These programs will provide valuable knowledge that will enable attendees to jumpstart their financial future,” said Director Wick. “All young adults should be well-versed in financial literacy, and we encourage them to attend this series to begin developing these crucial life skills.”
Registration is required. For more information and to register for one or all of the workshops, visit the programs calendar here. Registrants will be sent a Zoom link.
For questions, please contact the reference desk by calling 781-270-1691 or by emailing email@example.com.