Press Release - Detail
Roy L. Williams
Director of Public Relations
Birmingham Public Library
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067
Personal cell (205) 572-1359
What Every Woman Should Know about Money workshop to be held Nov. 2 at the Central Library
What: “What Every Woman Should Know About Money”
When: Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, 12-1 p.m. Place: Central Library’s Linn-Henley Research Building, 4th Floor Richard Arrington Auditorium, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama-More households are led by women than ever before. And even in dual-income households, the wife has a greater say in how couples spend their money. The Central Library, 2100 Park Place, is hosting a free workshop geared towards helping women make wiser spending decisions. The workshop, “What Every Woman Should Know about Money” to be held Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 12-1 p.m. in the Linn-Henley Research Library, 2100 Park Place in downtown Birmingham, will feature a speaker from the Regions Institute for Financial Education at UAB. 

The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) has partnered with the Regions Institute for Financial Education at UAB to help patrons build a better understanding of their personal finances and begin developing a plan for the future. The series of free workshops, held in the Linn-Henley Research Building’s fourth floor Arrington Auditorium on the first Wednesday of each month, began in July 2016 and conclude in May 2017.

The public is invited to participate in discussions about a variety of money management issues and learn ways to achieve their economic goals. The remaining schedule and topics, all from noon to 1 p.m., are as follows:

Dates/Workshops 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 Read more about the Wednesday money workshop at

For more information about the workshop series and other financial literacy resources available at BPL, please contact Jim Murray of the Central Library’s Business, Science and Technology Department by e-mail at or by calling 205-226-3691.

For background on UAB’s Regions Institute for Financial Education, click on the link below:

For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BPL. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library service to our citizens for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for 129 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.
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