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Emily discusses her new book "A Cotton Rat for Breakfast: Adventures in Midlife and Beyond" at three libraries. Join us at the Belmont Library on Wednesday, December 2 at 3 pm.

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Financial and Legal


~Social Security

Information on legal rights of older adults.


~Ballpark E$timate

Easy to use worksheet to help determine how much you need to save to fund a retirement account.



The federal link for businesses with forms, assistance, laws and regulations.



Information about financial issues facing retirees including financial advisors, investing and saving, estate planning, isurance, and retirement income.

Daily updated rates for mortgages, consumer loans, CD’s, savings, and credit cards at financial institutions across the country.  Ability to limit rates by city.



Over 50 free sample business plans—from an auto parts store to a wedding consultant business.



Business forms, calculators, websites and resources for new and established companies.  Some sources require a paid subscription.


~Biz Info Library

Information on starting and growing a business.  A collaboration between the James J. Hill Reference, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and the Edward Lowe Foundation.


~Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economic data and analysis on employment and unemployment, Consumer and Producer Price indexes, living conditions, wages,


~Center for Women’s Business Research

Provides national, state and metro statistics on women-owned businesses.

~Senior Navigator

A national model for aging and disability resources with over 20,000 resources for seniors, caregivers, and disabled individuals.