Financial & Legal Tips

Money Smart Week at your library, April 21-28

Libraries are on the front lines in promoting literacy. This is especially true when it applies to financial literacy.

Monopoly houses with foreclosure signs

Since the onset of the Great Recession and the subsequent slow economic recovery, libraries have stepped up to help their communities by providing valuable information about resources to cope with...

Calculator and federal tax form

Everyone looks forward to March, right? The promise of spring. March Madness. Spring training.

All except for one thing. We have to get those pesky income taxes done. Fortunately, libraries...

Screenshot from Save Steve game

It is growing more important to save money, and one library is using gaming to teach a skill that is gradually becoming a necessity.

The Chesapeake Public Library has pulled...

judge's gavel

Have you planned for what will happen to your estate when you die? If not, you might want to consider the benefits and drawbacks of distributing your estate through a Will or a Living Trust....

Federal income tax return form 1040

Are you one of the millions of Americans who wait until the last minute to file his or her federal individual income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service? If you are, you should know...

Money

Libraries are on the front lines in serving their communities during challenging economic times. Some of them have even entered into creative partnerships to help out communities that have been...

Filling out tax return

Everyone looks forward to March, right? The promise of spring. March Madness. Spring training.

All except for one thing. We have to get those pesky income taxes done. Fortunately, libraries...

Social Security card for John Q. Public

When should you start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits? The answer to this question depends not just on your age, but also on your personal circumstances, including your current...

Financial Aid University

Looking for financial aid for college? There are many opportunities out there that can help you pay those steep tuition bills.