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Tuesday
05/11/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Getting Your Financial House in Order
WebEx
Money touches nearly every aspect of our lives, and there is so much to know about money. This session will break down the key building blocks of a solid financial house from earning, spending, saving, investing, and protecting it, highlighting what to know and put into practice.
Tuesday
05/11/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Midweek Money Matters - How Much Do You NEED to Retire?
WebEx
Calculating what you need to retire can be difficult. Where do you start to come up with that magic number? Will you have a mortgage or car payment? What will your sources of income be; pension, Social Security, 401(k), etc. This session will help you to evaluate where you are and where you need to be.
Tuesday
05/11/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Saving and Investing
Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
This presentation is an introduction to saving for our future goals with an emphasis on investing as a way to build wealth, without having to be wealthy to do it. No matter how much or little you have, this session will give you simple steps to gain financial security. For additional information and participation contact: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org or frebiz@ccpa.net
CUMBERLAND
Wednesday
05/12/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
MMM -How Much Do You NEED to Retire? With special guest from the USO
WebEx
Calculating what you need to retire can be difficult. Where do you start to come up with that magic number? Will you have a mortgage or car payment? What will your sources of income be; pension, Social Security, 401(k), etc. This session will help you to evaluate where you are and where you need to be.
Wednesday
05/12/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Investing 201
WebEx
Investing can be an intimidating and scary topic, but it doesn’t have to be that way. This session will feature how stocks, bonds, and mutual funds work, investing strategies, risk and reward, accessibility and an overview of financial services and professionals.
Thursday
05/13/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Perry County Chamber of Commerce
9 W MAIN STREET, PO BOX 663
NEW BLOOMFIELD, PA  17068
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. The event is open to the public To register - copy and paste this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvf-urqj8qE9fIEas-nNZ1AloIo7uM0Ilc
PERRY
Thursday
05/13/2021
7:00 PM
to
8:00 PM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - NW PA Pride Alliance, Inc.
PO BOX 11448
ERIE, PA  16514
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. You can register for this event at: http://bit.ly/cyberworkshopreg. Any questions please contact: Michael Kenton Mahler, NW PA Pride Alliance, Inc. at: Phone: (814)456-9833
ERIE
Friday
05/14/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
NOTE Open to Participants of the Foster Grandparents Program
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Delaware County Office of Services for the Aging
1510 CHESTER PIKE, SUITE 250
EDDYSTONE, PA  19022
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.
DELAWARE
Tuesday
05/18/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Philadelphia Senior Center-Allegheny
1900 W. ALLEGHENY AVE.
PHILADELPHIA, PA  18132
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 additional information contact: Barbara Whitmore - 267-286-1455
PHILADELPHIA
Tuesday
05/18/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Can You Detect a Scam?
WebEx
Can you identify a scam? Your Better Business Bureau recognizes that members of the military and their families are often targeted by certain types of scams due to their unique lifestyles. BBB will identify tips on how to spot a scam and tell a too-good-to-be-true deal from a legitimate offer. Learn how to report scams you may encounter and become a fraud fighter.
Tuesday
05/18/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Midweek Money Matters - Making your retirement last
WebEx
You worked 25+ years and are entering the next season of your life. Do you have a strategy to make it last? Knowing how to live the next 20 years on that nest egg is a big concern for many. This session will cover strategies to help you live out your golden years and will wrap up with a discussion about the new required minimum distribution rules that went into effect last year! In addition to making it last, we will discuss common investment scams to be aware of and avoid.
Wednesday
05/19/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
Midweek Money Matters - Making your retirement last- With Special Guest Military OneSource
WebEx
You worked 25+ years and are entering the next season of your life. Do you have a strategy to make it last? Knowing how to live the next 20 years on that nest egg is a big concern for many. This session will cover strategies to help you live out your golden years and will wrap up with a discussion about the new required minimum distribution rules that went into effect last year! In addition to making it last, we will discuss common investment scams to be aware of and avoid. Military OneSource is your one source, available 24/7, providing information, resources and assistance for your best MilLife. The 10min presentation will cover free financial resource information for service members and eligible military families alike – because families are critical to readiness.
Wednesday
05/19/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Fraud BINGO
Virtual - Pike County Workforce Development Agency
SHOHOLA BUSINESS CENTER, 837 ROUTE 6, UNIT 2
SHOHOLA, PA  18458
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 additional information and to register contact: Cynthia cdefebo@pikepa.org p:570.296.2909
PIKE
Wednesday
05/19/2021
2:00 PM
to
3:00 PM
NOTE Open to members of NARFE Chapter 0664
Cybersecurity: Staying safe online
Zoom
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.
Wednesday
05/19/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Credit: Know the Score
WebEx
Do you want to increase your credit score, but are not sure how to begin? Your personal credit is your reputation, and your credit score impacts everything in your life – from homeownership to insurance rates. You will learn new skills such as obtaining and understanding a credit report to improving your credit so you can achieve your credit goals.
Thursday
05/20/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Philadelphia Senior Center-Allegheny
1900 W. ALLEGHENY AVE.
PHILADELPHIA, PA  18132
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. You can register for this event at: http://bit.ly/cyberworkshopreg. For additional information contact: Barbara Whitmore at: 267-286-1455
PHILADELPHIA
Thursday
05/20/2021
1:00 PM
to
2:00 PM
Fraud BINGO
Virtual - Philadelphia Senior Center - Avenue of the Arts
509 S. BROAD STREET
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19147
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 information and to participate contact: Edwina Griggs, Activities Coordinator, at: (215) 546-5879 ext..229
PHILADELPHIA
Friday
05/21/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Wayner Senior Center
108 STATION RD.
WAYNE, PA  19087
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 information Contact: Margo Fine-Gabbay, MFT, Program Director at: margo@wayneseniorcenter.org
DELAWARE
Tuesday
05/25/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Saving and Investing
Virtual - Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
This presentation is an introduction to saving for our future goals with an emphasis on investing as a way to build wealth, without having to be wealthy to do it. No matter how much or little you have, this session will give you simple steps to gain financial security. For additional information and participation contact: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org or frebiz@ccpa.net
CUMBERLAND
Tuesday
05/25/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
5314153
WebEx
Presented by the PA National Guard's Personal Financial Counselor Program. Receive a general overview of the new Blended Retirement System. Information about the components of the plan, eligibility, and the opt-in choice will be presented. Understand how Government and personal contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan can assist you in building a financial nest egg to supplement your retirement or other financial goals.
Tuesday
05/25/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Midweek Money Matters - 5 Steps to Take if You Become a Victim of ID Theft
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 session will provide those steps and the resources you need to effectively report the theft.
Wednesday
05/26/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
Midweek Money Matters - 5 Steps to Take if You Become a Victim of ID Theft
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 session will provide those steps and the resources you need to effectively report the theft.
Wednesday
05/26/2021
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
NOTE Open to Employees
Spending Plans - A Road to Financial Success
Virtual - Benco Dental
295 CENTERPOINT BLVD.
PITTSTON, PA  18640
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.
LUZERNE
Wednesday
05/26/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Let's Play Financial Fraud BINGO!
WebEx
May is Military Appreciation Month, these special hour-long webinars are dedicated to military, veterans, and families! About this Event We will wrap up our 2021 Making Sense of Finance Virtual Conference 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 to2021 Making Sense of Finance Virtual Conference, with our special guests from the AARP Consumer Issues Task Force!
Friday
05/28/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
PA Link to Aging and Disability Resources
1100 CLAREMONT RD
CARLISLE, PA  17015
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.
CUMBERLAND
Tuesday
06/01/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Central Blair Senior Center
1320 12TH AVENUE
ALTOONA, PA  16601
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: Tiffany Finnamore at: 814-946-1235
BLAIR
Wednesday
06/02/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
NOTE Open to Residents
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Virtual - Lancaster City Housing Authority
325 CHURCH STREET
LANCASTER, PA  17602
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 additional information contact: Vasthi Dominguez - Resident Service Coordinator at: Office: (717) 283-0428 ext. 3041
LANCASTER
Thursday
06/03/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber
5000 BROOKTREE RD., STE 100
WEXFORD, PA  15090
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. To register go to: https://www.pghnorthchamber.com/ -then "Events Calendar" and then "Register."
ALLEGHENY
Friday
06/04/2021
8:00 AM
to
9:00 AM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber
5000 BROOKTREE RD., STE 100
WEXFORD, PA  15090
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. To register go to: https://www.pghnorthchamber.com/ -then "Events Calendar" and then "Register."
ALLEGHENY
Tuesday
06/08/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Employees
STaRT (Start Today and Retire Tomorrow)
Virtual - Dept. of Veteran Affairs
REGIONAL OFFICE AND INSURANCE CENTER, 5000 WISSAHICKON AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19144
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.
PHILADELPHIA
Tuesday
06/08/2021
12:30 PM
to
1:00 PM
NOTE Open to Employees
STaRT (Start Today and Retire Tomorrow)
Virtual - Dept. of Veteran Affairs
REGIONAL OFFICE AND INSURANCE CENTER, 5000 WISSAHICKON AVENUE
PHILADELPHIA, PA  19144
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.
PHILADELPHIA
Wednesday
06/09/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - Pike County Workforce Development Agency
SHOHOLA BUSINESS CENTER, 837 ROUTE 6, UNIT 2
SHOHOLA, PA  18458
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 and to register contact: Cynthia DeFebo - Director - Pike County Workforce Development Agency - E-mail: cdefebo@pikepa.org or p:570.296.2909
PIKE
Thursday
06/10/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Saving and Investing
Virtual - Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg
3301 N. FRONT ST,
HARRISBURG, PA  17110
This presentation is an introduction to saving for our future goals with an emphasis on investing as a way to build wealth, without having to be wealthy to do it. No matter how much or little you have, this session will give you simple steps to gain financial security. For additional information contact: Cheryl Yablon at: 717-236-9555 Ext. 3115
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
06/15/2021
11:30 AM
to
1:00 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Spending Plans – A Roadmap to Financial Success
New Horizon Senior Center
100 CONWAY AVE., 2ND FLOOR
NARBERTH, PA  19072
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 contact: Judy Ringold, Program Director at: 610-664-2366
MONTGOMERY
Wednesday
06/16/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Farud BINGO
Virtual - Montco SAAC
45 FOREST AVE.
AMBLER, PA  19002
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 additional information contact: Deirdre L. Rhodes, Program Coordinator at: 215-619-8863
MONTGOMERY
Thursday
06/17/2021
9:30 AM
to
10:15 AM
NOTE Open to Members
Working with DOBS (Pennsylvania Department of Banking & Securities)
Virtual - State Association of County Treasurer’s Annual Meeting
1 NORTH SECOND STREET, SUITE 110
CLEARFIELD, PA  16830
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.
CLEARFIELD
Tuesday
06/22/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Banking Basics
Virtual - Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen - Cleve J. Fredricksen Library
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
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 and participation contact: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org or frebiz@ccpa.net
CUMBERLAND
Thursday
06/24/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
NOTE Open to Members
Fraud BINGO
Virtual - Philadelphia Senior Center-Allegheny
1900 W. ALLEGHENY AVE.
PHILADELPHIA, PA  18132
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 additional information contact: Barbara Whitmore at: 267-286-1455
PHILADELPHIA
Friday
06/25/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Banking Basics
Virtual - Pike County Workforce Development Agency
SHOHOLA BUSINESS CENTER, 837 ROUTE 6, UNIT 2
SHOHOLA, PA  18458
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 and to register contact: Cynthia DeFebo - Director - Pike County Workforce Development Agency - E-mail: cdefebo@pikepa.org or p:570.296.2909
PIKE
Wednesday
06/30/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
NOTE Open to Employees
STaRT (Start Today and Retire Tomorrow)
Allegheny Unlimited Care Providers
119 JARI DR.
JOHNSTOWN, PA  15904
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.
CAMBRIA