Business and Money

MONEY SMART Workshops Offered this Spring

Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

MONEY SMART Week is a nationwide public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The effort was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002. Santa Clara County Library District and the Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley are supporting this campaign by offering MONEY SMART programs ALL SPRING! MONEY SMART Workshops in April Topic: Successful Retirement Planning Presenters . . . more »

Libraries: an Extension of Your Startup

Posted on Friday, March 7, 2014 by Business_and_Finance

SCCLD libraries image Libraries are your best silent partner, never calling in sick, with many resources available 24/7 with a Santa Clara County Library District card and PIN. Libraries offer resources to help you with: Business Plans via Small Business Resource Center Industry Research via Standard & Poor's Legal Forms via Legal Information Reference Center Marketing via Reference USA Creating an app for your company via Treehouse For . . . more »

Long-term Health Care Information

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by Business_and_Finance

Book cover: Protecting your family With all the talk about health insurance, have you thinking about about your future needs?How does one even begin searching for long-term care, and what are the options? Resources are available to help you plan for long-term care. The following are books that may be checked out or can be placed on hold with a valid Santa Clara County Library District card and PIN. For . . . more »

Investment Club Kits

Posted on Monday, March 3, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

photo of investmetn club kit You can think of an investment club as a small-scale mutual fund where decisions are made by a committee of non-professionals. The world's first investment club was established in Texas in 1898, back in the days of the Wild West when few investments could be considered safe. Investment clubs were seen as an ideal way of spreading the risk - away from just cattle. NAIC . . . more »

Long Term Health Care Workshops in March

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

Free Financial Planning Workshops in March The Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley is offering several free workshops at SCCLD locations this Spring. The workshops offered in March 2014 are on Long Term Health Care The FPA will provide information about nursing homes, assisted living, and salient differences. Learn how to prepare for unexpected costs. Workshop dates and locations: Monday, March 10, 7 p.m. at . . . more »

Virtual Lawyers in the Library

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

WHAT: A Virtual Lawyers in the Library program, a virtual legal advice clinic, connects experienced volunteer attorneys from local corporations and commercial law firms with community members. Virtual meetings between participants and qualified volunteer attorneys, are free and limited to 20 minutes per session. Individuals can register online at: or sign up at participating locations. Short waiting lists will be maintained at each location . . . more »

You Can Now Create a Mobile App for Your Business

Posted on Sunday, November 17, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Treehouse logo Would you like your business to have a mobile app that customers could download? Where does one find somebody to create the app and how much will it cost? The Santa Clara County Library District now has a resource to help you create an app for your business yourself for either Android or iPhone. Treehouse is a resource that will walk you through step by . . . more »

Starting a Food Truck Business

Posted on Sunday, November 17, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

How to start a home-based Food Truck Business book Is it time to polish your idea for operating a food truck and hit the open road of city streets? Here are a few books in the library that can help you on this new adventure: The Santa Clara County Library District has other resources to help you succeed at your new endeavor. The Small Business Resource Center is a resource that can help you . . . more »

Start Your Business with Treehouse

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

treehouse banner New at the library - Treehouse Start a Business track! Learn how to start an online business on your own time. Treehouse is an online learning platform that teaches learners coding and web development skills, like creating an iPhone/Android app or building websites, through the use of tutorials, videos, and course modules. Treehouse also has a business module that guides you through creating a corporate . . .