Be Money Smart in Tough Times: For Parents and Grandparents (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

These times are unprecedented. You may have become sick; lost loved ones; or lost your job. Your kids and grandkids are homeschooling and distancing. And, this is a time to either fall apart emotionally and financially or band together as a family and community. This program, presented in partnership with […]

Money Smart Workshop for Adults: Managing Debt (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn about different kinds of debt and ways to manage it with financial expert Ron Jennings from CAFE Montgomery. This is the last in a four part series.  This session will cover debt topics like what is debt and how it works, reducing debt, nonpayment of debt and debts in […]

Money Smart Workshop for Adults: Your Spending and Savings Plan (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn how to develop a spending and saving plan and how to prioritize spending when money is short with financial expert Ron Jennings from CAFE Montgomery. This is the second in a four part series.  This session will cover topics like the building blocks of a spending and saving plan, […]

Your Retirement Dream: How Planning Can Make It Come True (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for “Your Retirement Dream: How Planning Can Make It Come True” with Harriet Edleson, author and journalist. Retirement! Have you imagined you’d be lounging on a beach in the south of France or Bethany Beach? Riding a luxury train through the White Towns of Southern Spain? Buying a vacation […]

⭐ Saving and Investing For Women (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Suzanne McGovern of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy will discuss how women can level the playing field through saving and investing. Women have unique financial considerations. There are certain realities  women must deal with–women are paid less than men, spend less time in the workforce, […]

Financial Planning for the LGBTQ+ Community (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Planning for a stable financial future can be stressful, and for LGBTQ+ individuals, discrimination and systemic challenges can make this even more difficult. In recognition of Money Smart Week, we’ll chat with financial experts from the Prince George’s Community College Financial Empowerment Center, University of Maryland 4H Extension, and Toler […]

⭐ Contemporary Conversations With Michelle Singletary, Washington Post Financial Columnist (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Meet Michelle Singletary, prize-winning journalist and nationally syndicated personal finance columnist for The Washington Post. Michelle Singletary is well known for taking complicated financial terms and concepts and make them easy to understand. A frequent contributor to various NPR programs and a regular presence on all major networks, NBC, CBS, […]