Monday, June 22, 2015

Portage Library to host Financial Workshops beginning June 23

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library is hosting a three-part series of financial workshops designed to give participants the information they need to make decisions about their financial goals.

Chris Riesgraf, financial adviser from Edward Jones, will present Foundations of Investing from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23. This educational program is geared towards people who want an overview of investing, including key terms and investment types. Foundations of Investing covers basic features of bonds, stocks, and mutual funds and the importance of asset allocation.

Other workshops in this series are as follows:
Retirement By Design on July 21: Learn investment strategies to plan for retirement. This workshop also includes how to add flexibility to help handle unexpected events.

Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected on August 18: Participants will learn how to develop a proactive strategy for protection against the unexpected and for providing for their family's future.

All programs begin at 6:30 p.m., are free of charge, and include time for questions and answers. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Riesgraf at 482-8680 or call the library at 482-4570.

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