Teen financial literacy classes return

The St. Johns County Public Library System is teaming up with the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants to offer the Teen Financial Literacy series according to an announcement received by Historic City News from public information spokesman Rob Weber.

All classes are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (same class repeated at each location)

Class sizes are limited, so call each branch to register.

Saturday, July 9 – Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library, 827-6950
Saturday, July 16 – Bartram Trail Branch Library, 827-6960
Saturday, July 23 – Main Library, St. Augustine, 827-6940
Saturday, July 30 – Anastasia Island Branch Library, 209-3730
Saturday, August 6 – Hastings Branch Library, 827-6970
Saturday, August 13 – Southeast Branch Library, 827-6900

Lunch will be provided at each location by the Friends of the Library.

The one-day seminars will be taught by the St. Johns River Chapter of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants designed specifically for students ages 15 years-old to 20 years-old.

Subjects will include budgeting, saving, personal investing, using credit wisely, avoiding identity theft and other related topics. The Teen Financial Literacy Series is ideal for recent high school graduates, those starting a first job, students heading off to college or any teen who wants to learn about managing money.

The St. Johns County Public Library System began offering this successful program three years ago, and the program has served as a model for other Florida libraries.

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