starting a budget, understanding financial literacy, effects of pandemic on retirement planning

Free webinar on managing personal finances during pandemic

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The University of Maine’s Raymond H. Fogler Library will host a free webinar on managing personal finances during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday, June 16, from 1 – 2 p.m. The webinar will cover topics such as starting a budget, understanding financial literacy and the effect of the pandemic on retirement planning.

A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.

The webinar will feature presentations by Pankaj Agrrawal, UMaine professor of finance; Senta Sellers, business reference librarian at Fogler Library; and SarahJoy Chaples, regional manager for New Ventures Maine. Attendees are asked to register online in advance.

In addition to the webinar, Fogler Library has published a free COVID-19 Personal Finance Guide with information about personal finance, retirement planning, cooking on a budget and free family activities. For more information, contact Brad Beauregard at


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Tue, 06/16/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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