Financial seminars begin at Elmo Willard Library

Financial seminars begin at Elmo Willard Library

The Willard Library is beginning a new partnership with the Woodforest National Bank.  

The bank will be offering a monthly seminar teaching about different financial issues.  During the next five months, the financial seminar will be taking place from 10 a.m. to noon on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Willard Library.

Seminar classes are appropriate for adults and interested teens.  The schedule is as follows:

  • June 24 – Bank On It – an introduction to bank services
– Identify the major types of insured financial institutions
– Identify 5 reasons to use a bank
– Describe the steps involved in opening a bank account
– Describe 2 types of deposit accounts
– Identify additional bank services
  • July 22 – Check It Out – How to Choose and Keep a Checking Account
– State the benefits of using a checking account
– Determine which checking account is best for you
– Identify the steps involved in opening a checking account
– Add and withdraw money from a checking account
– Reconcile a check register with a bank statement
– Identify strategies to avoid overdrawing your account
– Explain how debit cards are linked to checking accounts
  • August 26 – Paying for College and Cars
  • September 23 – Setting Financial Goals
  • October 28 – Financial Recovery – How to recover financially and rebuild your credit after a financial setback

For additional information, please contact Elmo Willard Library, located at 3590 East Lucas Drive by calling (409) 892-4988 or visit  Library hours are Monday – Thursday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm and Friday & Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

- Beaumont Library System