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fussWhen parents are too focused on grades and performance, they deny their children the time and energy they need to tackle the demanding work of growing up.  Do you like to know the strategies for raising healthy children in today’s fast-paced world?  In this presentation, parents will learn how to establish a healthier home environment, reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement, and increase their children’s resilience, creativity, and well being.

 

Three presentations are scheduled in the following weeks:

For parents of grades k-6:

  • Date/Time: Thursday, May 4, 6:30 to 8 pm
  • Location: Forest Park Elementary School, Multi-purposed Room

For parents of grades 7-12:

  • Date/Time/Location: Thursday, April 27, 6:30 to 8 pm, American High School, Multi-purposed Room
  • Date/Time/Location: Thursday, May 18,  6:30 to 8 pm, Mission High School, C120

All sessions are presented by Challenge Success, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University.

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msw2 logoMoney Smart Week is a national initiative in its seventh year between the American Library Association and the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) to provide financial literacy programming to help community members better manage their personal finances. Money Smart Week will be from April 22-29, 2017.  Money smart programs at the Fremont Main Library this month include:

INVEST IN YOUR CHILD’S FUTURE
Tuesday, April 4, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Financial Advisor Chunchi Ma of investment firm Waddell & Reed, will share insights into various college funding options available to parents, from the well-known 529 plan, to the less popular Coverdell Plans, their pros and cons, and other less traditional methods.

FILING BANKRUPTCY: WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW IT HELPS
Tuesday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Bankruptcy Court is where you go when you need protection from your creditors and a fresh start. Attorney Eric Boeing has represented people in bankruptcy cases since 2009. At this event, Attorney Boeing will discuss and answer your questions about: using income, assets, expenses, and debts to predict your case’s outcome; the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13; what can disqualify you from filing a case; what the Court’s protection covers; what assets you can keep (Spoiler: most of them); when not to file (or wait).

SMART TAX STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESS OWNERS
Tuesday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Many business owners don’t think about tax planning until it’s time to meet their CPA. Brian Chong, CPA, CFP® will teach strategies to reduce business owners’ taxes. Brian, whose clients are mostly engineers, real estate investors, and business owners, has been doing taxes since 2001. He is a UC Berkeley economics graduate and holds a Master’s degree in taxation from San Jose State. Brian is a licensed CPA and Enrolled Agent.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The library will provide an ASL interpreter for any event with at least seven working days’ notice. Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660 for more information.

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