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Money Smart Week

The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 05, 6:30 pm
How to Stop Worrying and Start Investing. How Investors Make Money.
Understanding Investments.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course
Glades Road Branch
Fri, Apr 07, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Coupon 101
Clarence E. Anthony Branch
Sat, Apr 08, 11:00 am
Want to learn how to coupon, but found yourself using excuses like “I don’t have time” or “I’m not organized enough?” Learn where to get coupons, organization techniques, and how to let others do most of the work for you!
(60 min.)
The Great Courses® DVD Lecture Series
Wellington Branch
Wed, Apr 12, 6:30 pm
Starting with Stocks. The Basics of Bonds.
Understanding Investments.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Shown with permission. Not rated.
Guía básica sobre el crédito bancario y el sistema financiero de los EEUU
(Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course, in Spanish)
Main Library
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00 pm
Sábado, 15 de abril, 2:00 pm
Infórmese cómo su puntaje de crédito afecta su vida financiera. Aprenda a establecer metas financieras y como evitar no ser víctima de estafas. Charla gratis ofrecida por ClearPoint https://www.clearpoint.org/es/.
(60 min.)
Cord Cutting
Gardens Branch
Wed, Apr 19, 2:30 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services and resources needed to profitably break away.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Sat, Apr 22, 10:00 am
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Winning With Stocks: A BetterInvesting Education Series Presentation
Main Library
Sat, Apr 22, 2:00 pm
Identify quality growth stocks using BetterInvesting’s online analysis tools. Recognize and evaluate industry leaders, determine when to buy, and how to choose stocks for stability and long-term growth
(90 min.) Preregister.
Cord Cutting
West Boca Branch
Sun, Apr 23, 2:00 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services, and resources needed to profitably break away.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Introduction to Finding Grants
Main Library
Mon, Apr 24, 10:00 am
Are you a nonprofit new to the field of grant seeking? Learn who funds nonprofits and what motivates them, how to identify potential funders, and how to make the first approach.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Cord Cutting
Main Library
Mon, Apr 24, 12:30 pm
Learn about the latest streaming alternatives to cable and satellite television, including the various devices, services and resources needed to profitably break away.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Introduction to Proposal Writing
Royal Palm Beach Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Learn about the key components of a nonprofit grant proposal to a foundation or corporation and get answers to your questions about the process of applying for a grant. (60 min.)
Preregister.
Understand Credit by Exploring the US Financial System: A Clearpoint Educational Course
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00 pm
Counseling Solutions will help you understand your credit report and identify strategies to manage your credit standing and more. For additional information visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Budgeting With Excel
Lantana Road Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:00 pm
Use Excel to create an advanced spreadsheet budget. Knowledge of Excel required. Bring a flash drive and a list of current budget items to personalize your budget form.
(2 hr.) Preregister.
Buying a Car: How Not to Get Scammed
Wellington Branch
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30 pm
Join investigator Larkin, PBC Consumer Affairs Division, as she provides helpful steps when buying a new or used car. PBC's Consumer Affairs Division protects residents and businesses from unlawful, deceptive and unfair trade practices.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men
Main Library
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00 pm
"Margin Call."
©‎Lions Gate Films, Inc.
(106 min.)
R
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
West Boynton Branch
Tue, Apr 25, 6:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller.
(90 min.) Preregister.
Creating a Personal Budget With Excel
Main Library
Wed, Apr 26, 1:00 pm
Control your finances and keep track of your expenses and income by creating a spreadsheet in Excel.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course
Tequesta Branch
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men
Main Library
Wed, Apr 26, 2:00 pm
"Trading Places."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(118 min.)
R
Money Smart Film Series: Crisis to Con Men
Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
"The Big Short."
©‎Paramount Pictures.
(130 min.)
R
Financial Literacy
Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:00 pm
Learn how to protect yourself from investment fraud, deal with aggressive sales practices, and access resources to get answers to questions you have. Presented by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
(60 min.) Preregister.
How to Save Money When Booking Travel Online
Greenacres Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Do you love to travel, but want to get the most for your money? We’ll compare airline booking sites, examine discount travel sites, and discuss ways of getting the best deals.
(60 min.) Preregister.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Gardens Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 2:30 pm
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate and clothes pile up everywhere? Kathy Andio will share decluttering and organizing tips from Marie Kondo's New York Times best-seller.
(90 min.)
(90 min.) Preregister.
Teen Money Smart
Belle Glade Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 4:00 pm
A series of games that promotes financial literacy and teaches about basic budgeting, how to save, spend and earn money. Ages 12 & up.
(45 min.) Preregister.
Marketing Strategies for Your Business
Main Library
Thu, Apr 27, 6:00 pm
Learn how to manage and develop marketing strategies for your business. Guest Speaker: Mike Shaffer, MBA, Lystra Marketing, LLC, brings experience managing and developing marketing strategies for businesses. Sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
(90 min.) Call the SBDC at 561-862-4726 to preregister.
Credit Confidence: A ClearPoint Educational Course
Acreage Branch
Thu, Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Learn how credit can affect your financial life and identify strategies to manage it now and in the future. For additional information, visit ClearPoint's website: https://www.clearpoint.org.
(60 min.) Preregister.
Learn & Earn: The Investment Club Advantage
Wellington Branch
Sat, Apr 29, 2:00 pm
Investment clubs are a proven way to learn and practice investing skills in a mutually supportive group setting. BetterInvesting Education will teach you operating guidelines of investment clubs, stock study procedures, and resources that are available to you.
(90 min.)
(90 min.) Preregister.