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Monday
03/01/2021
10:00 AM
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10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters: NCPW Day 1 (am) - Top 3 Scams
WebEx
The Federal Trade Commission released information about the top frauds of 2020 on February 4, 2021. We will explore the top three scams that we have seen over the past few months. Scammers have taken full advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic by coming up with new twists to old scams, you do not want to miss this session on scams we all need to be aware of.
DAUPHIN
Monday
03/01/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters: NCPW Day 1 (pm): Top 3 Scams
WebEx
The Federal Trade Commission released information about the top frauds of 2020 on February 4, 2021. We will explore the top three scams that we have seen over the past few months. Scammers have taken full advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic by coming up with new twists to old scams, you do not want to miss this session on scams we all need to be aware of.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
03/02/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 2 (am): Red Flags of Scams
WebEx
There are common red flags we need to be aware of when it comes to avoiding scams. This session will outline characteristics of the red flags and how to use them to avoid becoming a victim.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
03/02/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
NOTE Open to Employees
Reverse Mortgages – What Can You Expect?
Virtual - Labor & Industry, Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
1171 S. CAMERON ST.
HARRISBURG, PA  17104-2501
Topics in this presentation include: What is a Reverse Mortgage, What I need to qualify, What the procedures are for obtaining and retaining a Reverse Mortgage, financial requirements to obtain, alternative options to consider (such as a home equity line of credit) what to avoid, drawbacks, your obligations and how you can repay the debt. The overall consideration – is it right for me?
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
03/02/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 2 (pm): Red Flags of Scams
WebEx
There are common red flags we need to be aware of when it comes to avoiding scams. This session will outline characteristics of the red flags and how to use them to avoid becoming a victim.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/03/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 3 (am): Steps to Take if You Are a Victim
Eventbrite
Many people become victims of frauds, scams, or identity theft. Knowing the 5-steps you should take if it happens to you or someone you love is important. This 30-minute session will provide those steps and the resources you need to effectively report the theft.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/03/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Mohler Senior Center
25 HOPE DR
HERSHEY, PA  17033
Whatever your age, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely. For more information and to attend this virtual meeting contact: Melissa Weigle, Executive Director at:717-533-2002
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/03/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 3 (pm): Steps to Take if You Are a Victim
WebEx
Many people become victims of frauds, scams, or identity theft. Knowing the 5-steps you should take if it happens to you or someone you love is important. This 30-minute session will provide those steps and the resources you need to effectively report the theft.
DAUPHIN
Thursday
03/04/2021
10:00 AM
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10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 4 (am): Basic Scam Prevention
WebEx
Many people become victims of frauds, scams, or identity theft. Knowing the 5-steps you should take if it happens to you or someone you love is important. This 30-minute session will provide those steps and the resources you need to effectively report the theft.
DAUPHIN
Thursday
03/04/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Windy Hill on the Campus Senior Center
1472 ROTH'S CHURCH ROAD, STE 103
SPRING GROVE, PA  17362
This presentation takes a look at ways people’s identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We also review common scams and frauds and discuss them. For more information contct:
YORK
Thursday
03/04/2021
1:30 PM
to
2:30 PM
NOTE Open to members of PFMA
Gift Card Scams: Training for convenience store management and staff.
This presentation will outline assorted scams that involve the purchase of gift cards. Emphasis will be towards the staff that work in stores, helping them to spot potential victims of scams and what they can do to help stop the transactions from taking place.
DAUPHIN
Thursday
03/04/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 4 (pm): Basic Scam Prevention
Eventbright
In this session, we will cover some of the basic information we need to be aware of in order to avoid scams and identity theft.
DAUPHIN
Friday
03/05/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 5 (am): Consumer Fraud BINGO!
WebEx
We will wrap up this informative week with a fun game of Consumer Fraud Bingo. This session will be fun and interactive. You will be emailed a bingo card, and if you get “fraud bingo” – you are a lucky winner. You’ll need to email the presenter privately to provide your mailing address and we will be sure to get your prize sent out as soon as we can. You do not want to miss this fun exciting wrap-up to NCPW - Midweek Money Matters!
DAUPHIN
Friday
03/05/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters - NCPW Day 5 (pm)
WebEx
We will wrap up this informative week with a fun game of Consumer Fraud Bingo. This session will be fun and interactive. You will be emailed a bingo card, and if you get “fraud bingo” – you are a lucky winner. You’ll need to email the presenter privately to provide your mailing address and we will be sure to get your prize sent out as soon as we can. You do not want to miss this fun exciting wrap-up to NCPW - Midweek Money Matters!
DAUPHIN
Monday
03/08/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members of the Rotary
Working with DOBS
Virtual - New Castle Rotary Club
214 EAST WASHINGTON STREET
NEW CASTLE, PA  16101
How can our agency help you (and, in certain cases, how can you help us)? - This presentation helps participants understand our department, the businesses we regulate; how people can work with our outreach staff, as well as our Consumer Services team. It also explains how we use the information we gather, from the public, to help our compliance, examination and investigation team.
LAWRENCE
Tuesday
03/09/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - PA Link to Aging and Disability Resources, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Venango & War
1034 PARK AVE.
MEADVILLE, PA  16335
Whatever your age, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely. For additional information please contact Kathy Freeman at: information@activeaging.org
CLARION
Tuesday
03/09/2021
1:00 PM
to
2:00 PM
Banking Basics
Virtual - Bosler Memorial Library
158 W HIGH ST.
CARLISILE, PA  17013
This presentation is an overview of how banks and credit unions work. We also discuss the differences between types of accounts; the importance of balancing accounts; what to do if you have had banking issues in the past; what types of questions you should ask before opening and account; and what deposit insurance does and does not cover. For more information contact Natalie Kaplan at: nkaplan@ccpa.net
CUMBERLAND
Tuesday
03/09/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, Business & Career Center
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
This presentation takes a look at ways people’s identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We also review common scams and frauds and discuss them. For more information and/or to register contact then library at: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org
CUMBERLAND
Tuesday
03/09/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters: Avoiding Predator Loans with Holly Chase of PHFA
WebEx
Know Before You Owe – Don’t Shop for a Monthly Payment: It’s not uncommon to shop for a loan payment that you can afford, but do you know how much that loan is costing you? In this session, we’ll talk about the four factors of finance and how they can be manipulated to meet your payment limits. Then we’ll look at the Federal Truth-in-Lending laws that require lenders to disclose cost information, help you compare loan offers, and identify potential predatory lending practices.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/10/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters: Avoiding Predator Loans with Holly Chase of PHFA
WebEx
Know Before You Owe – Don’t Shop for a Monthly Payment: It’s not uncommon to shop for a loan payment that you can afford, but do you know how much that loan is costing you? In this session, we’ll talk about the four factors of finance and how they can be manipulated to meet your payment limits. Then we’ll look at the Federal Truth-in-Lending laws that require lenders to disclose cost information, help you compare loan offers, and identify potential predatory lending practices.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/10/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
STaRT (Start Today and Retire Tomorrow)
Virtual - Pike County Workforce Development Agency, Shohola Business Center
837 ROUTE 6, UNIT 2
SHOHOLA, PA  18458
This program discusses retirement planning. The goal is to help you determine what your retirement goals are and how to help you get there. No matter where you are in the timeline for retirement, early career, mid-career or late career, know that it’s never too late to STaRT. For more information and to register contact Cynthia DeFebo at:cdefebo@pikepa.org or p:570.296.2909
PIKE
Thursday
03/11/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 PM
Investing in Women:Creating a Spending Plan
Women's Way Webinar via ZOOM
123 S BROAD STREET SUITE 1320
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19109
As part of our Investing in Women initiative, this is the first of a three-part series for Women's Way of Philadelphia. We will be discussing Spending Plans (Budgets).Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtc-2vrzorGNcRxClKw8VxNCNiHMNpJ853
PHILADELPHIA
Thursday
03/11/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
NOTE Open to Chamber Members
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Phoenixville Regional Chamber of Commerce
171 E. BRIDGE STREET
PHOENIXVILLE, PA  19460
Whatever your age, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely.
CHESTER
Thursday
03/11/2021
2:00 PM
to
3:00 PM
NOTE Open to Employees
Reverse Mortgages – What Can You Expect?
Virtual - Jefferson County Area Agency on Aging
186 MAIN STREET, SUITE 2
BROOKVILLE, PA  15825
Topics in this presentation include: What is a Reverse Mortgage, What I need to qualify, What the procedures are for obtaining and retaining a Reverse Mortgage, financial requirements to obtain, alternative options to consider (such as a home equity line of credit) what to avoid, drawbacks, your obligations and how you can repay the debt. The overall consideration – is it right for me?
JEFFERSON
Thursday
03/11/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Fraud BINGO
Virtual - Slippery Rock Community Library
316 N. MAIN ST.
SLIPPERY ROCK, PA  16057
Fraud BINGO - is a fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money! For more information contact Karen Pierce at: 724-738-9179
BUTLER
Friday
03/12/2021
10:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open for students with appropriate link
Virtual FinLit Forum - for Highland High
The FinLit Forum is a student program which involves multiple state and non-profit agencies. The program goal is to better equip high school and college students with critical financial knowledge they need to be successful in the next stages of their lives. Topics include Banking Basics and Budgeting, Saving and Investing, Insurance 101, Paying for Post- Secondary Education, Understanding Credit Reports and Scores, and Avoiding Scams and ID Theft. Sessions are presented in a fun and age-appropriate way.
Tuesday
03/16/2021
9:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
NOTE Open to Employees
Working with DOBS, Avoiding Scams and ID Theft and Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - United Way of Bradford County
24 MAIN STREET, SUITE 1
TOWANDA, PA  18848
Working with DOBS (The Pennsylvania Department of Banking & Securities) - How can our agency help you (and, in certain cases, how can you help us)? - This presentation helps participants understand our department, the businesses we regulate; how people can work with our outreach staff, as well as our Consumer Services team. It also explains how we use the information we gather, from the public, to help our compliance, examination and investigation team.Avoiding Scams and Identity Theft and Cybersecurity – Keeping Yourself Safe Online - This presentation takes a look at ways people’s identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We review common scams and frauds and discuss – And, whatever your age, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation also covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely.
BRADFORD
Tuesday
03/16/2021
2:00 PM
to
3:00 PM
Investing in Women: Banking Basics
Women's Way Webinar via ZOOM
123 S BROAD STREET SUITE 1320
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19109
As part of our Investing in Women initiative, this is the second part in a three-part series: Banking Basics. We will discuss the importance of being banked, alternatives to banking, and the costs to alternative banking services. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpf-2hrj8iHdLp_yovU1yu9-mPlJaqE4LC
PHILADELPHIA
Tuesday
03/16/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters: Cybersecurity – Protecting Yourself Online
WebEx
As many of us continue to work from home, use the internet to connect with friends and family, or shop online, it is more important than ever to use the internet safely. This session will cover strong passwords, keeping our systems up to date, and shopping online in the safest possible ways.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
03/16/2021
7:00 PM
to
8:00 PM
Fraud BINGO
Virtual - Malvern Public Library
1 EAST 1ST AVENUE
MALVERN, PA  19355
Fraud BINGO - is a fun and interactive presentation that teaches consumers how to protect themselves from investment fraud by playing a familiar game – BINGO! Every day people get “scammed” out of THOUSANDS of dollars. Many time’s it’s those who can least afford to lose the money! To register copy and paste this link: https://ccls.libcal.com/event/7299091 and then hit "Begin Registration." Or contact the library at: 610-644-7259
CHESTER
Wednesday
03/17/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters: Cybersecurity – Protecting Yourself Online
WebEx
As many of us continue to work from home, use the internet to connect with friends and family, or shop online, it is more important than ever to use the internet safely. This session will cover strong passwords, keeping our systems up to date, and shopping online in the safest possible ways.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/17/2021
11:30 AM
to
1:00 PM
Investing in Women
POSH Women
The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities presents, “Investing In Women.” This presentation will discuss the unique financial obstacles facing women, including lower investment participation, and provide a road map on confidently managing banking, budgeting, credit and investing. You’ll get a lot of bang for your buck!
ALLEGHENY
Wednesday
03/17/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Reverse Mortgages – What Can You Expect?
Virtual - Mohler Senior Center
25 HOPE DR.
HERSHEY, PA  17033
Topics in this presentation include: What is a Reverse Mortgage, What I need to qualify, What the procedures are for obtaining and retaining a Reverse Mortgage, financial requirements to obtain, alternative options to consider (such as a home equity line of credit) what to avoid, drawbacks, your obligations and how you can repay the debt. The overall consideration – is it right for me? For more information and/or to participate contact Melissa Weigle, Executive Director at: 717.533.2002
DAUPHIN
Thursday
03/18/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
NOTE Open to Penn State Harrisburg students
Save and Invest PA, College Edition
Zoom
This session is an introduction to saving and investing. Topics to be covered include: Why we need to save and invest, the difference between saving and investing, types of investments, the “power” of compound interest, investigating before you invest, technology and investing, and diversification.
Tuesday
03/23/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, Business & Career Center
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
This presentation takes a look at ways people’s identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We also review common scams and frauds and discuss them. For more information and/or to register contact then library at: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org
CUMBERLAND
Tuesday
03/23/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters: Reducing Your Risk of Financial Scams and Freezing Credit Reports with Gary I
WebEx
This presentation will discuss steps consumers can take to protect their financial accounts and credit cards from unauthorized transactions. We will also discuss using credit reports to identify potential identity theft and how freezing reports can reduce your risk of having your identity stolen.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
03/23/2021
7:00 PM
to
8:00 PM
Banking Basics
Virtual - Ephrata Public Library,,
550 SOUTH READING RD.
EPHRATA, PA  17522
This presentation is an overview of how banks and credit unions work. We also discuss the differences between types of accounts; the importance of balancing accounts; what to do if you have had banking issues in the past; what types of questions you should ask before opening and account; and what deposit insurance does and does not cover. To register go to the "Events Calendar" at: https://www.ephratapubliclibrary.org/ For more information: 717.738.9291
LANCASTER
Wednesday
03/24/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters: Reducing Your Risk of Financial Scams and Freezing Credit Reports with Gary I
WebEx
This presentation will discuss steps consumers can take to protect their financial accounts and credit cards from unauthorized transactions. We will also discuss using credit reports to identify potential identity theft and how freezing reports can reduce your risk of having your identity stolen.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/24/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
Investing in Women: Investing 101
Women's Way Webinar via ZOOM
123 S BROAD STREET SUITE 1320
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19109
As part of our Investing in Women initiative, this is part-three of a series for Women's Way: Investing 101. Learn about stocks, bonds, mutual funds; how to find an advisor, and spotting red flags. Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pdu2qpj0uG9cZk-nuXf_XGZgWTElJ-0FA
PHILADELPHIA
Wednesday
03/24/2021
10:35 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to teachers offering the program to their students
Virtual FinLit Forum w/ Senator William's Office and Fox Chapel
The FinLit Forum is a student program which involves multiple state and non-profit agencies. The program goal is to better equip high school and college students with critical financial knowledge they need to be successful in the next stages of their lives. Topics include Banking Basics and Budgeting, Saving and Investing, Insurance 101, Paying for Post- Secondary Education, Understanding Credit Reports and Scores, and Avoiding Scams and ID Theft. Sessions are presented in a fun and age-appropriate way.
Wednesday
03/24/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Spending Plans (Budgeting) - A Road to Financial Success
Virtual - Pike County Workforce Development Agency
SHOHOLA BUSINESS CENTER, 837 ROUTE 6, UNIT 2
SHOHOLA, PA  18458
This presentation focuses on the need for a spending plan so that people can achieve their financial goals. We discuss the differences between wants and needs; setting SMART goals; creating a spending plan; putting the plan into action; as well as periodically reviewing goals and spending plans in order to ensure that you can stay on track. For additional information and to register contact Cynthia DeFebo, Director at: cdefebo@pikepa.org or p:570.296.2909
PIKE
Thursday
03/25/2021
9:30 AM
to
10:30 AM
Reverse Mortgages – What Can You Expect?
Virtual - PA Link to Aging - Service Area 3
1400 SOUTH BRADDOCK AVE.
PITTSBURGH, PA  15218
Topics in this presentation include: What is a Reverse Mortgage, What I need to qualify, What the procedures are for obtaining and retaining a Reverse Mortgage, financial requirements to obtain, alternative options to consider (such as a home equity line of credit) what to avoid, drawbacks, your obligations and how you can repay the debt. The overall consideration – is it right for me? For more information contact Marlene O’Leary, PA Link Lead Coordinator- Service Area 3, at: (Office) -412-683-7100 x 2129
ALLEGHENY
Thursday
03/25/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members of the Foster Grandparent Program
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Foster Grandparent Program, B/S/S/T Area Agency on Aging, Inc.
220 MAIN STREET, UNIT 2
TOWANDA, PA  18848
This presentation takes a look at ways people’s identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We also review common scams and frauds and discuss them.
BRADFORD
Thursday
03/25/2021
1:00 PM
to
2:00 PM
Banking Basics
Virtual - Philadelphia Senior Center, Avenue of the Arts
509 S. BROAD STREET,, PA
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19147
This presentation is an overview of how banks and credit unions work. We also discuss the differences between types of accounts; the importance of balancing accounts; what to do if you have had banking issues in the past; what types of questions you should ask before opening and account; and what deposit insurance does and does not cover. For additional information contact Edwina Griggs at: (215) 546-5879 ext..229
PHILADELPHIA
Tuesday
03/30/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
New Horizon Senior Center
100 CONWAY AVE., 2ND FLOOR
NARBERTH, PA  19072
This presentation takes a look at ways people’s identities are stolen or compromised, what you can do if you find you have had your identity stolen, and how to stop theft from occurring. We also review common scams and frauds and discuss them. For more information and to participate contact: Judy Ringold, Program Director at: judy.nhsc@gmail.com
MONTGOMERY
Tuesday
03/30/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Midweek Money Matters: Understanding Reverse Mortgages
WebEx
This presentation helps viewers understand this complicated mortgage product. We will clear up misconceptions about home ownership, the requirements for maintaining the property over the long term, and finally what happens when the homeowners permanently vacate the property.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
03/31/2021
10:00 AM
to
10:30 AM
Midweek Money Matters: Understanding Reverse Mortgages
WebEx
This presentation helps viewers understand this complicated mortgage product. We will clear up misconceptions about home ownership, the requirements for maintaining the property over the long term, and finally what happens when the homeowners permanently vacate the property.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
04/20/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Butler Senior Center (Tanglewood)
10 AUSTIN AVENUE
LYNDORA, PA  16045
Whatever your age, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely. For information contact Brittany Gilfillan, Apprise Program Coordinator, at: 724-282-3008
BUTLER
Tuesday
04/27/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Evans City Senior Center
426 E MAIN STREET (RITZERT HALL)
EVANS CITY, PA  16033
Whatever your age, understanding how to keep your information safe and secure online is vitally important for everyone. This presentation covers key topics like using secure websites, creating strong passwords, being aware of what you put on social media, and even tips for shopping online safely. For additional information contact Brittany Gilfillan at: 724-282-3008
BUTLER