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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Business & Finance

Savvy Consumers – How to Hire a Contractor

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:43pm
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What should you look for in a contractor? How do you choose? What are some of the steps you can take to protect yourself? 10 Steps to help ensure a surprise-free renovation. 
 

Savvy Consumers - Fraud Fighters

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:42pm
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Pyramid dreams to Ponzi schemes - what you need to know to protect yourself from investment fraud.

 
Better Business Bureau's Savvy Consumers education program provides free presentations and information to consumers of all ages, in all walks of life. Funded by our Accredited Businesses, Savvy Consumers aims to give people the knowledge and the tools they need to protect themselves from scams, fraudsters or shady business practices.

Law@Lunch: Grandparents, Grandchildren and Law

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 11:13am
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Law@Lunch: Grandparents, Grandchildren and Law

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

Law@Lunch: Residential Tenancies

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 11:11am
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Law@Lunch: Residential Tenancies

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

Law@Lunch: Looking after Dependent Parents

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 11:09am
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Law@Lunch: Looking after Dependent Parents

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

Law@Lunch: Being An Executor – Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 11:07am
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Being An Executor – Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

CANCELLED - Savvy Consumers – Running an Ethical Enterprise

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:32am
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Better Business Bureau’s Eight Standards of Trust creates a framework for running an ethical business.
 

Savvy Consumers – Data & Internet Security

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:29am
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
There’s a lot of “phish” in the sea. Learn how not to get caught up in the many forms of fraud on the ‘net. What you need to know to keep yourself and your identity safe online.
 

Savvy Consumers – How to Hire a Contractor

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:22am
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What should you look for in a contractor? How do you choose? What are some of the steps you can take to protect yourself? 10 Steps to help ensure a surprise-free renovation. 
 

Savvy Consumers - Fraud Fighters

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 9:12am
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

 Pyramid dreams to Ponzi schemes – what you need to know to protect yourself from investment fraud. 

 
Presented in partnership by the Better Business Bureau and Lethbridge Public Library. BBB’s Savvy Consumers education program provides free presentations and information to consumers of all ages, in all walks of life. Funded by BBB’s Accredited Businesses, Savvy Consumers aims to give people the knowledge and tools they need to protect themselves from scams, fraudsters, and shady business practices.