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‘Smart Investing @ Your Library’ begins Thursday

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 12:34 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 12:35 p.m. CST

The Newton Public Library will launch the “Smart Investing @ Your Library” program to promote investor education on Thursday in two session beginning 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Online coursework will be from Feb. 1 to March 4.

Anyone in the Jasper County area is invited to participate and should stop by the library, call (641) 792-4108 or email spadilla@newton.lib.ia.us to register. Participants will continue their education via four weeks of online classes at their convenience either at home or at the library. An investment manual will be provided to the first 25 registrants, and online investment resources will also be shared. A face-to-face wrap-up session will be at 5:30 p.m. March 5. The only cost to attend the program is a commitment to learn more about investing.  

The Smart Investing @ Your Library program is made possible through a grant to Iowa Library Services of Iowa funded by the American Library Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Investor Education Foundation. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is a cooperating partner in the program.