Money Smart Week is for everyone: April 20-27, 2013!

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

Have you taken stock of your own personal economy? Whether you’re a student or ready to retire, managing your finances effectively is important to reach your goals in life. Personal financial planning is not just for those with a job and money, it’s even more essential if you’re barely getting by or in debt. During Money Smart Week, learn about all the resources the Library . . . more »

Money Smart Week is for everyone: April 20-27, 2013!

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

Have you taken stock of your own personal economy? Whether you’re a student or ready to retire, managing your finances effectively is important to reach your goals in life. Personal financial planning is not just for those with a job and money, it’s even more essential if you’re barely getting by or in debt. During Money Smart Week, learn about all the resources the Library . . . more »

FAFSA Deadline for Cal Grants: March 2, 2013

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

The deadline to submit a FAFSA application for priority consideration of Cal Grants is March 2, 2013. If you'd like help with your application, there will be a hands on workshop at Campbell Library, Thursday, February 28 from 4 to 5:30 PM in the Community Room. If you're planning to go to a community college, the deadline is September 2, 2013. Deadlines vary for private . . . more »

Making College Affordable

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

Are you planning to attend college or graduate school this Fall and are wondering how to pay for it? The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) and Mission College Financial Aid Office will hold several hands-on workshops for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The workshops will be held in an open house format. To fill out the FAFSA online as completely as possible . . . more »

Get Schooled on Understanding Investments

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

cover from teaching company product Take this Teaching Company Course on basic personal finance information from Duke University professor of economics, Connel Fullencamp. Understanding Investments is one of the many wonderful economics classes available from the library. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? Having the freedom to not worry about whether you can afford to buy a new . . . more »

Get Schooled on Understanding Investments

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 by sccl_smart_investing

cover from teaching company product Take this Teaching Company Course on basic personal finance information from Duke University professor of economics, Connel Fullencamp. Understanding Investments is one of the many wonderful economics classes available from the library. What are your most important financial goals? Sending your kids to college? Buying a new home? Retiring early? Having the freedom to not worry about whether you can afford to buy a new . . . more »

Financial Literacy from Standard & Poors

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by sccl_smart_investing

logo from S&P database Standard & Poor’s Net Advantage contains more than company and industry profiles. It also has a new section on financial education called Financial Literacy Now. This, in their own words, “is an initiative to raise awareness about the critical importance of financial literacy and provide greater access to financial literacy training services and information.” In this feature, you’ll find many helpful how-to articles on topics . . . more »

Financial Literacy from Standard & Poors

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by sccl_smart_investing

logo from S&P database Standard & Poor’s Net Advantage contains more than company and industry profiles. It also has a new section on financial education called Financial Literacy Now. This, in their own words, “is an initiative to raise awareness about the critical importance of financial literacy and provide greater access to financial literacy training services and information.” In this feature, you’ll find many helpful how-to articles on topics . . . more »

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