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PPL Offers Free Financial Education Programs in April

PPL Offers Free Financial Education Programs

PROVIDENCE, RI – As part of annual Money Smart Week, Providence Public Library (PPL) is pleased to offer two free financial education programs to be held at the Library, 225 Washington Street, Providence (Ship Room).  Attendees are asked to sign up for these programs at

The programs will be held as follows:


Credit Building Tips

Monday, April 15  |  2 – 3 pm

Join us for a free information session to learn how our Financial Coaching PLUS program can help you fix your finances. You’ll walk away knowing how to improve your credit score and avoid predatory debt. You’ll also have an opportunity to get to know our Financial Coaches and ask any questions about our program. Presented by Isabel Rodriguez from Capital Good Fund. Sign up:


AARP Fraud Watch Presentation

Wednesday, April 17  |  3 – 4 pm

Every year, hundreds of Rhode Islanders are impacted by fraud and scams. Some lose life savings. You should not become a statistic.  AARP’s Fraud Watch Network helps fight con artists and identity thieves. Join us for an AARP presentation that explains how scammers operate. You’ll discover the warning signs that a scam is in play and stop crooks in their tracks. You’ll also receive a free copy of AARP’s The Con Artist’s Playbook – based on thousands of hours of interviews with con artists and law enforcement. Sign up:

MONEY SMART WEEK is held annually to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance. Please sign up for these programs at