Money Smart Week®, a joint effort of the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, aims to promote financial literacy. As a Money Smart Week partner, the Fremont Main Library at 2400 Stevenson Blvd. will host the following free programs in April. No registration is required. Fremont Main is wheelchair accessible and an ASL interpreter will be provided if requested at least seven working days in advance. Contact 510-745-1421 or TTY 888-663-0660.
Preparing for Home Ownership
Tuesday, April 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Learn from George Duarte, MBM, CMC, President of Horizon Financial Assoc., about the pre-purchase planning process; what you need to know to ensure success purchasing or refinancing your new home
Annuity Scams & Other Schemes
Annuity Scams and Other Schemes
Friday, April 19, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Neil Granger and Prescott Cole will discuss annuity and other common scams and what you must know to protect yourself from fraud. Neil Granger, a 30-year independent Life Agent in California, is a member of the California Department of Insurance Curriculum Board, which makes recommendations on educational standards for Insurance Agents in California. Prescott Cole is an 18-year attorney for California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR).
Estate and Gift Tax Law
Tuesday, April 23, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Atashi Rang Law Firm presents current estate tax developments and how the new tax law can impact you and your loved ones by passing wealth from one generation to the next.
Estate Planning Mistakes
Saturday, April 27, 2–4 p.m.
Atashi Rang Law Firm will discuss how to avoid the seven biggest misstates in estate planning and how to successfully detect and avoid them.