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Event Series Event Series: Financial Literacy

Winning With Stocks

May 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

How to begin in the stock market – a beginner’s guide to investing with Library board member Angela Lannen from BetterInvesting!

This 45-minute presentation introduces the basic jargon and concepts of investing in stocks. Angela Lannen, who retired from a career in finance, is a volunteer director of the Louisiana/Mississippi Chapter of Better Investing, a nonprofit, volunteer-based, member-driven organization whose mission is investment education. Learn what terms like P/E ratio and EPS mean, and how to apply them to determine if a stock is a good investment. Learn the basic guidelines for identifying a good stock to purchase.

The BetterInvesting Mission & Methodology for Investing in Stocks

Our Mission:

As a nonprofit organization, our mission is to educate individual investors and investment clubs to become successful lifelong investors.

Founded in 1951 as the National Association of Investment Clubs (NAIC™), BetterInvesting has helped over 5 million people from all walks of life learn how to improve their financial future. The association was borne of the conviction that anyone can become a successful lifelong stock investor by following sound, practical investing principles.

Whether you’re experienced or just starting, looking to invest in stocks on your own or as part of an investment club, BetterInvesting teaches you how to build a profitable portfolio of high-quality growth companies to help you reach your long-term financial goals.

Based on our proven principles and time-tested approach, we provide:

  • Unbiased stock investing classes
  • Effective online stock selection and analysis tools
  • Exclusive investor publications and other resources

Learn more about BetterInvesting by following the link!


May 9
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Megan Riley
337-463-6217 ext. 22




DeRidder Branch
205 South Washington Avenue
DeRidder, LA 70634
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