Boston Public Library
Kirstein Business Library

Second Floor, McKim Building, Central Library, 617-859-2142

Upcoming Programs

View our April – May  Calendar of Events Flyer

 

Tuesday, April 7th: Investing for Retirement

Firoza Panthaki and Kate Dumas, Chartered Financial Analysts with the Boston Security Analysts Society, explore the investment fundamentals of retirement. They cover the concepts supporting retirement savings, the types of retirement plans, including their assets and their relative advantages, and strategies to encourage retirement savings. A question and answer session follows.

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Time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Salon

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Thursday, April 9th: Budgeting Basics with Google Sheets

Learn how to keep an inventory of monthly expenses and budget for future goals using Google Sheets. Part of the Google Apps series. A Google account is required for all Google classes.

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Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Tech Classroom, McKim Building

 

Tuesday, April 21st: Basics of Investing

Sofia Faruqi and Ariel Fromer Babcock, Charter Financial Analysts with the Boston Security Analysts will explain how to understand your own personal investment objectives and translate them into a portfolio of assets that will work for you. Common pitfalls in implementing an investment plan will be revealed.

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Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Salon

 

Wednesday, April 22nd: Planning Your Dream Retirement

Eric Roberge a financial expert who has appeared in many major publications, such as the Boston Sunday Globe and the Huffington Post will lead a discussion on why the old model of retirement does not work for today’s retirees and explain a new strategy for the next stage of your life. You will learn:

  • How to create the ideal vision for your future
  • Why saving extra money may not provide the best chance at a successful retirement
  • The reason why you should pay close attention to your neighbors

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Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Salon

 

Thursday, April 23rd: Credit Management

Did you know that poor credit is one of the main reasons business owners can’t grow their businesses and prospective homeowners can’t get a mortgage? It doesn’t have to be. Learn credit management tips, how you can request your credit score and the best ways to build or repair your credit. Hear from expert presenters and learn more about the various resources available to new and existing businesses. Presented by AccionUSA, Boston Impact Initiative and the City of Boston’s Office of Business Development.

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Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Salon

 

Friday, April 24th: Mutual Fund Research

Conducting Mutual Fund Research with Morningstar. Get to know the Morningstar Investment Research Center online resource. Learn how to search for funds, conduct a screening, and download reports. Part of Money Smart Week.

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Time: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Tech Classroom, McKim Building

 

Thursday, May 7th: Getting Started in Business

This popular workshop provides a complete overview of business start-up and planning considerations, oriented to those planning a venture as well as existing small business owners. Topics include the entrepreneurial lifestyle, feasibility, business strategy, business plan preparation, marketing, financing, and additional resources.

To register, please call 617.287.7750 or visit our website at www.sbdc.umb.edu/training.

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Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Commonwealth Salon