Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 1:30pm

Money Smart Week 2017Getting your finances in order can be tough, but during Money Smart Week (April 24-28), we make it our mission to help you reach your financial goals. Whether you're eager to start investing, considering retirement, or simply interested in planning for your future, you won't want to miss our lineup of Money Smart Week events for 2017! 

Social Security: How to Maximize Your Benefits

Monday, April 24, 7:00-8:00pm, Pollak Room

Learn how Social Security benefits work, investigate recent legislative changes, and discover ideas about maximizing your Social Security income at this presentation. Registration is optional, but you can sign up in advance to save your seat.

Making Your Investments Last During Retirement

Tuesday, April 25, 10:00-11:00am, Pollak Room

Whether you're currently retired, or planning to do so within a few years, learn what you can do to make your investments last during retirement. Patrick Doland, president of Reason Financial Advisors, Inc., will take the guesswork out of planning for retirement.

Learning Investment Tools

Wednesday, April 26, 10:00-11:30am, Interactive Classroom

Sharpen your investing skills by learning how to use our online investment eResources, which are free to use with your Northbrook Public Library card! This class will cover S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantageMorningstar, and Value Line. This class does not offer advice on investing. Space is limited, so register today to save your seat!

Healthcare and Your Retirement

Thursday, April 27, 1:00-2:00pm, Pollak Room

Learn how to navigate Medicare, long-term care and insurance, and rising health care costs throughout your retirement. Yev Kosachuk of Edward Jones Financial will provide an introduction to managing health care costs during returement, and will discuss options for supplemental health care and long-term care insurance. Registration is optional, but you can sign up to save your seat.

Money Smart Week: Tax-free Investing

Friday, April 28, 1:00-2:00pm, Pollak Room AB

It's not what you make; it's what you keep! Yev Kosachuk of Edward Jones Financial will provide an overview of tax-advantaged investments such as muni bonds, IRAs, and life insurance. Registration is optional, but you can sign up to save your seat.

Want to go further?

We can help! Browse our online investment eResources, stop by the Reference department to ask for book recommendations on managing finances, or make a one-on-one appointment with a librarian to get hands-on help navigating our online tools.