Naperville Public Library Blog

September 24, 2015 - 10:24 — KentPalmer

How do a business startup center and a co-working space support the local community and why are such services available at a public library? 

August 29, 2015 - 11:44 — KentPalmer

Have you ever wondered why investors sometimes behave irrationally when making investment management choices?

August 15, 2015 - 14:20 — KentPalmer

Many “do it yourself” investors search for sources of unbiased information to manage a portfolio.

August 10, 2015 - 12:02 — KentPalmer

The 2015 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security Administration, based on the latest demographic and economic projections, predicts that the combined trust funds for old age a

July 19, 2015 - 15:12 — KentPalmer

The good news is that U.S. consumers paid down $34.7 billion in amounts owed to credit card companies during the first quarter of 2015.

July 3, 2015 - 13:46 — KentPalmer

At a recent business workshop, a participant came to me with a great idea – could the library provide a list of the latest publications on business and related topics?

June 17, 2015 - 14:02 — KentPalmer

The recently-published Planning and Progress Study by Northwestern Mutual reports that mid-career workers in Generation X face the most significant financial challenges to a successful retirement.<

June 1, 2015 - 10:02 — KentPalmer

That’s not just an ad campaign slogan, it's also the theme of a series of financial literacy workshops planned for this summer at the library.

May 20, 2015 - 11:51 — KentPalmer

No, we’re not talking baseball here! Communicating well is a critical skill that applies to many areas of life.

May 9, 2015 - 13:48 — KentPalmer

This past week the Small Business Administration conducted workshops and events across the United States and online in an effort to celebrate the tremendous economic impact that small businesses ha