It's never been more important to keep an accurate account of your finances.  With prices skyrocketing for everything from gas to groceries, unless you're expecting a big raise at work...or planning to win the lottery, you may need to find ways to make the money you do have go further.


Here's one way you can do just that.  The Carnegie-Stout Public Library welcomes Benjamin Drury from Dupaco Credit Union for a credit education program on Saturday, October 15th at 1 p.m. And don't worry, attending the program won't hurt your bottom line because the program is free and open to the public.

Drury will help attendees better understand the basics of building solid credit, what your credit score means and using credit reports to monitor your credit history. He will also answer audience questions. Benjamin Drury is a Community Outreach and Education Representative at Dupaco Credit Union in Dubuque.


The mission of the Carnegie-Stout Public Library is to improve the quality of life by providing resources for individual enjoyment, enlightenment, and knowledge, and that enhance the literacy of youth. Learn more at

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