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Using Excel to Manage Your Home Budget

In this hands-on class  you will earn how to design a spreadsheet to manage your home expenses. Laptops will be provided.  Knowledge of mouse, keyboard and Microsoft Office is required.  Bring your email info or a flash drive to save your results.

Sign up is not required.
Monday, April 20th, 9:30-11:30 AM
Hubbard Room

Using Excel to Manage Your Investments

This hands on two-hour workshop will focus on using Excel to arrange information on all of your important investment information in one location.  Listings can include stocks, bonds, broker information, account numbers, dates, etc.  Formulas will be explored to calculate interest, loans, and annuities. Knowledge of mouse, keyboard and Microsoft Office is required. 

Sign up is not required.
Monday, April 20th, 1:00-3:00 PM
Hubbard Room

Kid holding moneyMoney, Money, Money!

Russell Library is celebrating Money Smart Week and our younger patrons are welcome to join the fun.  Money themed stories and crafts will become yours to enjoy and take home. No currency is needed; your smile is your free ticket to a relaxing night of fun.

Tuesday, April 21, 6:30-7:30pm
Children’s Activity Room
No Registration
Ages 3-6 (siblings are welcome)

Part 2 - Using Excel to Manage Your Investments

Starting with a quick overview of basic Excel, this hands-on class will move beyond the basics to explore techniques using formulas, functions and charts.  The class will cover interest rates and how a small change in the interest rate changes your monthly payments.  Payment and future value functions will also be explored.  Before taking this class, it is recommended patrons take Basic Excel or Using Excel to Manage Your Home Budget on Monday April 20 at 9:30.

Thursday, April 23th, 1:30-3:30 PM
Hubbard Room
No Registration

Strategies for Maximizing Your Social Security in Retirement

David L. Cowan of the Legacy Retirement Group will discuss effective ways for those who are currently working to review their options for eventual Social Security payments.  This program will be of special interest to those who are planning on retiring within 10-15 years. Handouts and refreshments provided.

Refreshments served.
Thursday, April 23th, 7:00-8:30 PM
Hubbard Room

Proposal Writing A to Z: Maximize Your Chances with Foundations

Judith Margolin, former executive with the Foundation Center in New York City will present: "Need A Grant: Advice and Resources for the Individual Grant-seeker." The dynamic program which includes lunch adn refreshments, will help busy nonprofit executives and staff members hone their skills in composing and submitting targeted proposals to each prospect on their list.  This session includes interactive exercises and a chance to customize a real-life proposal. 

A light lunch will be provided.
Registration: contact 860-347-2520 to register (limited to 25 participants)
Friday, April 24th, 9:00am -4:00pm

Hubbard Room

Foundation Center Grants Databases: Drop-in Sessions

Drop-in sessions to learn about Foundation Center grants databases available at the Russell Library.  There will be a short demonstration of grants databases available at the library, followed by individual time to research their own grant needs, with assistance from the instructor.  Handouts providwed

No sign up necessary.
Tuesday, April 21st
, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon OR 6:00-8:00 PM OR
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, 1:00 -3:00 PM OR
Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Hubbard Room/Meeting Room 3

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