Learn about important financial topics from trusted experts this October. Financial Fitness is a series of three webinars, presented cooperatively by 23 suburban libraries by BIG (Business Interest Group). BIG is a professional group of business librarians in the Chicago suburbs. Register using the links below.
Investing Made Simple
Presenter: Karen Chan
Tuesday, October 3 – 7:00 p.m.
Financial educator Karen Chan will make stocks, bonds and mutual funds crystal clear using the story of a young company called Freddie’s Finest Furniture. You’ll learn how to put that information into use as she explains index funds and target retirement funds, and how they can simplify your investing decisions.
Developing Retirement Strategies for Today’s Markets
Presenter: Ed Gjertsen
Wednesday, October 11 – 7:00 p.m.
Join us for an evening with the past National President of the Financial Planning Association, Ed Gjertsen II, CFP, as he guides you through the various strategies and challenges of successfully navigating the important financial aspects of your retirement years.
Terry Savage Talks Money
Presenter: Terry Savage
Wednesday, October 18 – 7:00 p.m.
Terry Savage is a nationally recognized expert on personal finance, the economy and the markets, with a presence on television, radio, newspapers, and yes, your local library shelves with several books. She’ll provide a reality check on the volatile economy, financial markets and personal finance topics, and then answer your questions for 45 minutes. As a registered investment advisor, Savage has no individual clients, nor does she represent any financial products or services. She is a truly independent voice for the financial consumer.