January financial wellness talks set

Published on: December 10, 2007

No matter what stage of life, from toddlers to retirees, managing money is important to your financial well being and peace of mind.

Celebrate Financial Wellness Month in January at the Lone Star College–CyFair Branch Library on the Barker Cypress campus. Programs include a talk on the secrets of the Moonjar for ages 3 and older, an “In Debt We Trust” documentary and discussion for teens and adults and a presentation with radio’s “Captain Cash.”

Children and parents join will learn the three S’s of money - Saving, Sharing and Spending and receive a Moonjar of their own to take home.  This program, limited to 50 children per session, will be held in the children’s storytime room at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 and repeated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16.
 
The celebration continues with “In Debt We Trust: America Before The Bubble Bursts” - a documentary investigating why debt is strangling so many Americans, college and high school students in particular. Shawn Miller, accounting professor, will lead a discussion following the film. This program, for teens and adults, will be held in the library, room 131, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 and again at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.

Don’t miss Hal “Captain Cash” Lynde’s presentation “The Road to Financial Wellness” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 or 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 held in the library, room 131. Lynde,  from the 94.5FM “the Buzz” morning radio show, will provide simple steps people can take to achieve their own financial wellness.

For information on any of these programs, contact Melanie Metzger at 281-290-3211.