Allstate Readiness Series: Financial Literacy Programs for Adults and Teens

Learn how to get your financial house in order at the Library this fall. Join us at workshops for adults and teens on a variety of personal finance topics: creating a budget, managing your money, protecting your financial security, and planning for long term care. These programs are part of the Allstate Readiness Series, funded by a generous grant from The Allstate Foundation, which supports programs on financial literacy and teen safe driving throughout the year.

For Adults
Saturday, September 22, 2-3:30 p.m.
Learn Budgeting Basics and How to Manage Your Money
Presenter: Personal finance expert and economist Luz Barrera will discuss the importance of establishing and sticking to a budget as the first step in building financial security.

Wednesday, October 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
Planning for Long Term Care and Disability: Legal and Financial Issues
Presenter: Frances Pantaleo, Esq., elder law attorney and Partner of Walsh, Amicucci & Pantaleo LLP. Ms. Pantaleo will help you navigate this complicated topic, discussing ways to protect your assets, estate planning considerations, and long term care insurance.

Saturday, October 20, 2-3:30 p.m.
Luis Rosa hablara sobre maneras de harrorar (en Español)
Luis Rosa, a financial advisor with Livreri & Golub, Inc., specializes in personal finance, all beginning from a budgeting standpoint. Originally from the Dominican Republic and fluent in Spanish and English, he knows what it’s like to come to a new country, learn a new language and adopt new customs.

For Teens
Offered twice: Saturday, November 17, 2-3 p.m., and Wednesday, November 28, 6-7 p.m.
Smart Money for Teens
Presenter: Financial educator Annett Marrie Barrett. In this fun, interactive workshop, teens will learn about the common money tools you will use throughout your lives—credit cards, bank accounts, and how to budget your money.

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