The Camden Public Library’s Brown Bag Lunch series continues Friday, May 25 at noon with A Balanced Portfolio – How to Select Stocks to Suit Your Needs.

It’s the final presentation in the series and will be aimed at novice investors to plan investments and budgets. The series is supported by a grant from FINRA, the nation’s financial regulatory agency. The program will be presented by three members of the investment education group Better Investing: Pat Jones, Lowrie Sargent and Rosemary Weymouth.

The presentation will show why a balanced portfolio is important for financial health, explore the various components of a balanced portfolio, and help attendees understand how those components may change over time as needs and the markets change.

The FINRA grant also enables the library to offer a newsletter on financial planning, and to offer Quicken Premier software. The Quicken package will be made available to all participants in the Brown Bag Lunch Series for free. The goal of the library is to create a financially literate community and to make online financial tools more accessible to library and community members.


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