Personal Finance Week September 22-27
September 22-27, Community Meeting Room, Main Library
Registration is requested for each event, but is not required. Register online for each event below, or call the Reference Desk at 847-448-8630.
Social Security: Your Questions Answered, Saturday, September 22, 1 pm
How does Social Security fit into my retirement plans? When should I start taking benefits? What about taxes? Presented by Neil Gardner of Edward Jones, Inc.
Foreclosures and Mortgage Scams, Monday, September 24, 6:30 pm
The Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs will host a discussion about the steps we can all take to protect and promote sustainable communities in the midst of the current foreclosure crisis. Registration
Focus on Fixed Income, Tuesday, September 25, 7 pm
Neil Gardner, of Edward Jones, Inc., will discuss bond characteristics and features, and how fixed income investments may help investors now. Registration
Estate Planning, Wednesday, September 26, 7 pm
Attorney Jacob Ehrensaft will discuss estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills and guardianship. Registration
Planning for Income in Retirement, Thursday, September 27, 7 pm
Learn why the volatility in today's markets may be beneficial in the long run; why low interest rates harm savers, especially retirees; and how to increase income through diversification. Presented by Matt Kooperman, of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Registration