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Celebrate Financial Planning Week October 3 – 9, 2011

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October 3-9, 2011, marks the *Financial Planning Association’s  (FPA’s) tenth annual Financial Planning Week! Financial Planning Week is a celebration to help individuals discover the value of financial planning and make smart financial decisions to achieve life goals and dreams.  There are many topics to consider when thinking about a financial planning strategy, including the following: […]

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What Color is Your Parachute? 40th Anniversary Edition

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For forty years now, job-hunters and career-changers have been turning to What Color is Your Parachute for the most current information about the job market and how to find meaningful work – even in the midst of challenging economic times.  The 40th edition of the popular manual has been vastly re-written because job-hunting has increasingly […]

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After-Shock by Robert Reich: a Book Review

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After-Shock – The Next Economy and America’s Future is the latest offering by former Labor Secretary Robert B. Reich.  Here, Reich reviews the recent recession and asserts his diagnosis that the cause of the current stagnant economy is that too much national income has gone to the rich in the last 40 years, which has induced the federal […]

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Women & Money Series Starts This Week: Money Management Developed by Women For Women

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The Women & Money Series sponsored by the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library and Housing and Credit Council, Inc. (HCCI) begins this Thursday, September 8, from 6-8:30 pm in the Library’s Marvin Auditorium.  Subsequent classes will be held on Thursdays through Oct. 20, 6:00 to 8:30 in Marvin Auditorium. Enrollment is required through HCCI, […]