Greenwich Library holds business programs in December

How to Pay for College workshop and Money.net Terminal Training

During December at the Greenwich Library, parents can learn how to pay for college without breaking the bank and local investors can learn the ins and outs of using the Money.net terminal system.

Business programs are open to all at no charge and held in the Library Meeting Room unless otherwise indicated. Experienced librarians are available to help you navigate the Library’s extensive business databases, directories, investor information and nonprofit resources, via email or in person.

How to Pay for College without bankrupting yourself or your children

Thursday, Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m.

With the ever-increasing cost of tuition, can you afford to put your children through college? While there are many different ways to finance higher education, parents often feel like they need to choose between risking their retirement and burying their children in debt. This class will explore:

  • How to apply for financial aid, grants and scholarships
  • How to work with financial aid offices
  • College debt strategies
  • High income household planning options
  • Funding options and grants
  • How to find colleges that fit your budget
  • Efficient ways to save for college
  • Alternative payment options  

Registration is highly encouraged but not required. Presenter Sean F. Flynn is a financial advisor with Apella Capital and a Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS) through the National Institute of Certified College Planners.

Money.net Terminal Overview

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2-2:30 p.m.

Money.net is a complete, institutional-grade financial platform that includes real-time US equity prices, options, international equities, foreign exchange, bond and commodity futures. Money.net Sales Director Andy Bodrog will provide an overview of the Money.net terminal including the new portfolio analytics suite:

  • Portfolio analytics, screening, back testing, chart patterns
  • Risk metics VaR, Attribution, Optimization on assets
  • RISKPULSE weather, MATLAB integration, live squawk
  • SYMPHONY chat integration

Registration is highly encouraged but not required.

Bloomberg and Money.net Terminal Access

Patrons can sign up to use the Bloomberg Professional Service computer and the Money.Net Terminal at the Main Reference Desk or sign up one day in advance by calling (203) 622-7910.

Business Magazines

Over 35 hard copy business magazines are available at Greenwich Library, plus many titles that are available through the digital magazine service, Zinio. Popular titles include Forbes, The Economist, Bloomberg Business Week and more.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com offers high quality business skills training and tutorials on demand. Access this resource in the Library or from home with your Greenwich Library card.

Business programs and services are made available to Library patrons at no charge through the support of the Greenwich Library Board of Trustees and contributions by generous donors. For more information visit www.greenwichlibrary.org/business or contact Business LibrarianMichele Martin at [email protected] or by calling (203) 625-6533.

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About Greenwich Library

The Greenwich Library system consists of the Main Library and its Byram Shubert and Cos Cob branches. The mission of Greenwich Library is to provide exceptional resources, programs and services that promote the joy of lifelong learning and discovery, and to offer a welcoming place for people to gather and share experiences. With 1,400 programs and events per year, the Library seeks to serve as the cultural and intellectual crossroads of the community. Greenwich Library has a total circulation of about 1.5 million, the highest reported in Connecticut.  Greenwich Library was recently named a five-star library by Library Journal for the eighth time. Greenwich Library is located at 101 West Putnam Avenue in Greenwich. Cos Cob Library is located at 5 Sinawoy Road in Cos Cob. Byram Shubert Library is located at 21 Mead Avenue in Greenwich. More information is available online at www.greenwichlibrary.org or by calling 203-622-7900.

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