Forty-four percent of U.S. baby boomers are not confident that they will have enough money to live comfortably in retirement, according to a poll conducted in 2011 by the Associate Press. Many boomers say they will delay retirement or plan to work during retirement to make ends meet. Plan now to ensure a better retirement with advice from Sheryle McMillan, Regional Director of Education and Community Relations for Money Management International. This program will take place Tuesday, November 27 at 7:00 pm in the Memorial Room at the Main Library, 1080 Old Post Road.
From September through December the Library is offering 25 programs focused on critical topics that affect personal finance including budgeting, basic and advanced investing, estate planning, Social Security, Medicare, long term care planning, and more. Attendance at programs earns you “Bonus Bucks” redeemable for prizes. Please visit the Library website (www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org) to see the full schedule of programs. This series is made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart investing@your library®, a partnership with the American Library Association.
All programs at the Fairfield Public Library are free. To register go to www.fairfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 203-256-3160. Follow the Fairfield Public Library on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fairfieldpublib and Facebook: www.facebook.com/fairfieldlibrary.
Smart investing@your library® is a partnership between the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation. The program supports public libraries across the country in their efforts to meet financial education needs at the local level.
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation supports innovative research and educational projects that give underserved Americans the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life. For details about grant programs and other FINRA Foundation initiatives, visit www.finrafoundation.org.
FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, is the largest non-governmental regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States. FINRA is dedicated to investor protection and market integrity through effective and efficient regulation and complementary compliance and technology-based services. FINRA touches virtually every aspect of the securities business – from registering and educating all industry participants to examining securities firms, writing and enforcing rules and the federal securities laws, informing and educating the investing public, providing trade reporting and other industry utilities, and administering the largest dispute resolution forum for investors and registered firms. For more information, please visit www.finra.org.
The Reference and User Services Association is the foremost organization of reference and information professionals who make the connections between people and the information sources, services and collection materials they need. The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 60,000 members.