Posts in “financial-literacy” (13)

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‘Tis the season for thawing, Shamrock Shakes, and Spring (finally!). It’s also tax season, so we’re hitting you with some hard truths about everyone’s favorite topic:… continue reading Ask an Accountant: Business Edition

By written by Gillian R.    March 8, 2021   

Regional Foundation Center  librarians are frequently asked about accounting services for nonprofit organizations. As librarians, we love to answer your questions, but can’t answer your… continue reading Ask an Accountant: Nonprofit Edition

By written by Caitlin S.    March 2, 2021   

It's that time of year again—Tax Season. But don't fret, the Free Library is here to help you make sense of it all! Updates to the 2020 IRS Tax Return Besides the annual inflation… continue reading It’s Tax Season: Here’s What You Need to Know

By written by Marija G.    February 17, 2021   

During Black History Month, the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement (OBME) is hosting a series on Black Generational Wealth , in partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Commerce… continue reading Black History Month | Black Generational Wealth Series

By written by Peter SM    February 8, 2021   

Many Philadelphians are struggling to feel secure and confident when it comes to controlling personal finances. Especially in these current times of uncertainty, financial empowerment and literacy… continue reading Money Mondays at the Free Library!

By written by Kalela W.    May 4, 2020   

During Black History Month, the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement (OBME) is hosting a series on Black Generational Wealth , in partnership with the Philadelphia Department of Commerce… continue reading Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap and Building Up Black Generational Wealth

By written by Peter SM    February 18, 2020    2

Welcome to "Ask the Job Readiness Lab," a series of posts in which we address the questions of job seekers and share our answers with a broader audience. Here, our partner the… continue reading Ask the Job Readiness Lab: "How does credit affect my ability to get a job?"

By written by Administrator    September 28, 2017    1

Here at The Free Library of Philadelphia, we talk a lot about literacy. Literacy, as you may know, is all about learning to read and improving your reading skills. But there's another kind of… continue reading Hey, Kids! Want to Get Smart About Money?

By written by Teresa A.    April 19, 2017   

March 21 is the second annual Credit Card Reduction Day , an obscure holiday created in 2016. You’ve never heard of it? Neither had I until just a few days ago, but I’m sure plenty of… continue reading Credit Card Reduction Day

By written by Allen M.    March 21, 2017   

Back to school (BTS) is in full swing. How will you fund BTS next year?  Now is the time for many families across the Philadelphia area to begin evaluating the best possible financial… continue reading Need help funding your education? Visit the Regional Foundation Center!

By written by CaitlinT    September 17, 2015   

As the snow clears, and temperatures finally begin to warm up, you’re likely preparing to tackle the yearly spring cleaning.  While you are probably thinking of clearing out the clutter… continue reading Spring Clean Your Finances!

By written by CaitlinT    April 2, 2015