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Event DateTimeEventCounty
Thursday
07/29/2021
9:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
Representative Carl Walker Metzgar's Senior Expo
Somerset County Fair Grounds
7842 MOUNT DAVIS RD
MYERSDALE, PA  15552
Senior expos offer older adults and their care providers resources and information that may allow them to live a more active lifestyle. Expos are free to the public and no registration is required. Most offer refreshments, free health screenings, and contacts with many vendors who offer resources and materials. The Department of Banking and Securities provides consumer protection, financial education, and investor education materials and publications free of charge.
SOMERSET
Wednesday
07/28/2021
12:00 PM
to
12:30 PM
MMM: Investment Frauds You Need to Know
WebEx
As we start to come out of the pandemic, knowing the investment frauds everyone should be aware of is important. With our newfound freedom is sure to come newfound investment frauds and scams. We will cover some of the telltale signs of classic investment frauds as well as information about unregistered offerings, fake CD’s that may offer higher than normal returns, and other investment frauds investors need to be aware of.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
07/27/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
MMM: Investment Frauds You Need to Know
WebEx
As we start to come out of the pandemic, knowing the investment frauds everyone should be aware of is important. With our newfound freedom is sure to come newfound investment frauds and scams. We will cover some of the telltale signs of classic investment frauds as well as information about unregistered offerings, fake CD’s that may offer higher than normal returns, and other investment frauds investors need to be aware of.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
07/27/2021
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Budgeting Basics
Virtual - Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
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 participation contact: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org or frebiz@ccpa.net
CUMBERLAND
Wednesday
07/21/2021
12:00 PM
to
12:30 PM
MMM: Using Technology for Investing
WebEx
Everywhere we turn, technology is present. Investing is no different. This session will cover information about using technology for helping you to reach your investment goals. Topics may include pros and cons of using technology for your investing needs, how to use technology to automate your investments, and how to use that technology safely to secure your assets and personal information.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
07/20/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
MMM: Using Technology for Investing
WebEx
Everywhere we turn, technology is present. Investing is no different. This session will cover information about using technology for helping you to reach your investment goals. Topics may include pros and cons of using technology for your investing needs, how to use technology to automate your investments, and how to use that technology safely to secure your assets and personal information.
DAUPHIN
Thursday
07/15/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
CLOSED Open to Members
Cybersecurity - Keeping Yourself Safe Online
Virtual - South East Senior Center
200 BROSE ROAD (WINFIELD TWP FIRE HALL)
CABOT, PA  16023
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, Program Coordinator at: 724-282-3008
BUTLER
Thursday
07/15/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
CLOSED Open to Members
Avoiding Scams and ID Theft
Littlestown Area Senior Center
10 E LOCUST ST.
LITTLESTOWN, PA  17340
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 contact: Karen Smith, Site Manager or Denise Lupp, Volunteer Assistant at:717-359-7743
ADAMS
Wednesday
07/14/2021
12:30 PM
to
1:30 PM
CLOSED Open to Members
Reverse Mortgages – What Can You Expect?
Virtual - PSTAP - (PA Society of Tax and Accounting Professionals)
20 ERFORD RD., SUITE 200A
LEMOYNE, PA  17043
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?
CUMBERLAND
Wednesday
07/14/2021
12:00 PM
to
12:30 PM
MMM: Investment Accounts – Educational and Custodial
WebEx
Continuing from Standard Brokerage Accounts, this session will cover investing for education, and custodial accounts. Custodial accounts are a great way to get kids started on good investing habits, allowing them to be involved in some of those decisions on where and how to invest.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
07/13/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
MMM: Investment Accounts – Educational and Custodial
WebEx
Continuing from Standard Brokerage Accounts, this session will cover investing for education, and custodial accounts. Custodial accounts are a great way to get kids started on good investing habits, allowing them to be involved in some of those decisions on where and how to invest.
DAUPHIN
Tuesday
07/13/2021
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Budgeting Basics
Virtual - Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, Business & Career Center @ Fredricksen
100 N. 19TH STREET
CAMP HILL, PA  17011
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 participation contact: bcc@fredricksenlibrary.org or frebiz@ccpa.net
CUMBERLAND
Tuesday
07/13/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
CLOSED Open to Members
Fraud BINGO
Virtual - York County Senior Center
150 E. MAIN STREET
NEW FREEDOM, PA  17349
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: Beverly Rice -- Center Coordinator at: (717) 235-6060
YORK
Monday
07/12/2021
11:30 AM
to
12:30 PM
CLOSED Open to Members
Banking Basics
Virtual - Philadelphia Senior Center-Allegheny
1900 W. ALLEGHENY AVE.
PHILADELPHIA, PA  18132
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: Barbara A. Jackson, Program Coordinator at: 267-286-1455
PHILADELPHIA
Thursday
07/08/2021
7:00 PM
to
8:00 PM
Reverse Mortgages - What Can You Expect?
Virtual - Phoenixville Public Library
183 SECOND AVE.
PHOENIXVILLE, PA  19460
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? To register go to library website: https://phoenixvillelibrary.org/ then "Explore," then "Adults" and "Events Calendar."
CHESTER
Wednesday
07/07/2021
12:00 PM
to
12:30 PM
MMM: Investment Accounts - Not just for retirement planning
WebEx
Often when we think of investing, the first thing that comes to mind is retirement planning. We learned in previous presentations that there are annual deposit limits for various retirement accounts. Did you know that you can invest for other reasons? This session will cover basic information about Standard Brokerage Accounts: how to open one, what to look for when considering where to go to open it, and the types of investments that can be made.
DAUPHIN
Wednesday
07/07/2021
10:00 AM
to
11:00 AM
CLOSED Open to Residents
Cybersecurity and Romance Scams
Virtual - Lancaster City Housing Authority
325 CHURCH STREET
LANCASTER, PA  17602
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 contact: Vasthi Dominguez, Resident Service Coordinator at: (717) 283-0428 ext. 3041
LANCASTER
Tuesday
07/06/2021
6:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
MMM: Investment Accounts - Not just for retirement planning
WebEx
Often when we think of investing, the first thing that comes to mind is retirement planning. We learned in previous presentations that there are annual deposit limits for various retirement accounts. Did you know that you can invest for other reasons? This session will cover basic information about Standard Brokerage Accounts: how to open one, what to look for when considering where to go to open it, and the types of investments that can be made.
DAUPHIN