Press Release - Detail
For immediate release Friday, July 1, 2016
Roy L. Williams                                                 
Director of Public Relations                         
Birmingham Public Library                                               
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067                                                        
Birmingham Public Library to begin monthly Money Matters Workshop Series on July 6
Birmingham, AL-If you made a New Year’s resolution to get your financial house in order, now’s a good time for a mid-year checkup. To assist patrons in building a better understanding of personal finance and developing a plan for the future, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is partnering with UAB’s Regions Institute for Financial Education.
Beginning Wednesday, July 6, 2016, from noon to 1 p.m. at BPL’s Central Library downtown, 2100 Park Place, will offer a monthly workshop series called Money Matters. The workshops will be held in the Linn-Henley Research Building’s 4th Floor Arrington Auditorium.  The seminar will be led by Dr. Stephanie R. Yates, endowed professor and director of the Regions Institute for Financial Education in UAB’s Collat School of Business.     
To learn more about about seminars and other resources about small business development available at BPL, contact Jim Murray of Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department by email at or by calling (205) 226-3691.      
Here is a listing of the Money Matters Workshop Series by Month from July 2016 through May 2017
Note:  The workshops are held the 1st Wednesdays of each month from noon-1 p.m. at Central Library
DATE                                   Workshop Title
7/6/2016                            Income, Savings and Assets
8/3/2016                            Your Spending, Your Savings, Your Future
9/7/2016                            Risk and Protection
10/5/2016                         Family Money Skills
11/2/2016                         What Every Woman Should Know About Money
12/7/2016                         Protecting Yourself Against Targeted Fraud
1/4/2017                            Dealing With Debt
2/1/2017                            Where to Invest Your College Money
3/1/2017                            Your Credit Report
4/5/2017                            Saving Through Tax Refunds
5/3/2017                            Five Keys to Investing Success
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