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KFPL Live presents Financial Literacy for Women series

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Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting a series on financial literacy for women as part of their KFPL Live online programming. The four talks will be held on Tuesdays through the rest of 2021.

“Giving women insight into financial literacy helps ensure a secure financial future for women and for their families,” the library said in a media release. “Building financial skills and knowledge is critical not just in the daily management of money, but in closing wage and wealth gaps too. Kingston Frontenac Public Library is offering women a chance to improve their financial know-how with a series of KFPL Live talks, starting July 13.”

Financial Literacy for Women takes place Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2021, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with local financial advisor Laura Southall and Melissa Baker-Cox sharing their expertise in a virtual format. The duo is returning to the library after providing a popular talk in April, based on their 2020 book Rental Properties for Canadian Women.

“If you feel overwhelmed by all things financial — from affording your children’s post-secondary education to saving for your retirement — this talk and its three successors will cover the basics of financial literacy through to retirement and beyond,” said Anne Hall, Programming and Outreach Librarian at KFPL.

This is the first of four upcoming presentations on financial literacy for women. Watch for the next installment on Tuesday, October 5: Getting Ready to Retire. It will be followed on Tuesday, November 2 by Saving Taxes in Retirement, and on Tuesday, November 30 by Passing On Your Wealth.

Registration for Financial Literacy for Women opens on Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2021. Patrons can register online at calendar.kfpl.ca or by phone at (613) 549-8888. Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link immediately upon registration, but will need to download the latest version of Zoom in advance to whichever device they will be using during the presentation.

For more information, visit www.kfpl.ca or call your local branch.

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