Growing Dollars and $ense for Teens

Are you getting ready to open your first bank account, get a credit card, or make your first big purchase?

Jumping into financial responsibility can be scary, but it doesn't have to be. Brooklyn Public Library now offers a series of free workshops to help you get smart about your finances.

Financial Workshops

Banking Basics

  • Find the right bank for you
  • Balance your checkbook
  • Learn about online banking
  • Start saving

Credit & Debt

  • Get to know the difference between good and bad debt
  • Use credit cards responsibly
  • Build a positive credit history

Budgeting & Smart Shopping

  • Make a budget and stick to it
  • Track your spending habits
  • Shop for bargains
  • Curb impulse buying
Upcoming Events

For more information or to provide feedback about the site or the program, please contact us at growingdollars@brooklynpubliclibrary.org