Oneida Public Library to offer free course for teens on finances, starting Jan. 13

Published Jan 7, 2018 at 9:00am

The Oneida Public Library, 220 Broad St., is offering a free six-session mini-course on money matters and financial planning for students in ninth through 12th grades.

The first session of the mini-course will be in the library’s Meeting Room on Saturday, Jan. 13, at noon.

Students must pre-register by signing up at the OPL check-out desk or by calling 315-363-3050.

“Foundations in Personal Finance: The High-School Edition,” is a curriculum devised by financial guru Dave Ramsey.

It presents lessons in financial literacy for beginners through filmed lectures with financial experts and personal workbooks. It covers topics such as budgeting, saving, debt, consumer awareness, bargain shopping, careers, charitable donations and taxes.

Classes will be held at the library the second Saturday of each month, January through June, at noon.