Personal Finance Resources and Workshops

Featured Personal Finance Resources
These websites will help you find information on personal finance topics such as investing and consumer information.

One Source Global Business Browser (via Reference USA)
Information on international companies, international industry reports and market research. Also includes information on large American corporations. This database can be accessed from home with a valid Chester County Library System card.

Personal Finance Resources and Workshops
The Chester County Library provides programs on personal finance topics, with emphasis on helping individuals find, understand, and use financial information.

Medicare Open Enrollment - APRISE
Monday, October 30th 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 PM - Struble Room
APPRISE, Pennsylvania’s State Health Insurance Program, is a health insurance counseling service that helps Medicare beneficiaries understand their Medicare insurance benefits and coverage, compare Medicare prescription drug plans, and complete applications for the government programs that help pay Medicare expenses. The APPRISE coordinator and volunteer counselors provide reliable, unbiased, and easy to understand health insurance information regarding Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, prescription drug coverage, long-term care insurance, and preventive care. The APPRISE counselors will be at the Chester County Library in Exton in October, November and December. Please call APPRISE at 610-344-5234 to make an appointment. This program supports the PA Forward Financial Literacy. Please see our event calendar for more information.

Visit our Calendar of Events to view upcoming adult programs at the Chester County and Henrietta Hankin Libraries.

Learn - The library provides programs for individuals seeking information on a range of personal finance topics, including investments, debt, retirement, wealth planning, and financial planning tools.

Grow - The library's resources of books, DVDs, and websites provides a one-stop-shop for information on financial concepts and strategies, investment terms, and financial planning tools.  In addition to the library's collection, area experts in the field of financial planning at any stage of life, constructive and interactive workshops are presented on these compelling topics to bridge the span between theory and practice.  Individuals learn how to transform financial concepts into managable practices from experienced professionals.

Succeed - The library strives to help individuals build lasting and beneficial relationships with key resources, organizations, and communities to facilitate financial literacy, growth, and prosperity.