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01st November 2013

Join UTV / U105’s Frank Mitchell For A Free Money Question And Answer Session At Newry City Library

Put your finance questions to money experts at an exclusive questions and answers session.

Libraries NI in partnership with the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland is leading the way in improving all our finances by holding a special Money Question and Answer session; “Penny For Your Thoughts” on Thursday 14 November 2013 from 6.30pm – 7.30pm in Newry City Library.

The Chair of our Money Question and Answer Session, UTV / U105’s Frank Mitchell will field your money questions to our panel of Money experts. These experts from the Citizens Advice Bureau, Institute of Financial Planning, University of Ulster Students Union and the Consumer Council aim to give you answers on how to improve your money skills.

So if you have a question about cutting your household bills, finding out what benefits you are entitled, saving for a rainy day or student finance for university why not come along.

Julie McCurley, Head of Money Affairs at the Consumer Council said: “Giving consumers the opportunity to get expert advice and help on their money worries has never been more important. We are delighted to work with Libraries NI in organising this exciting event. We encourage people in Newry and Mourne to come along with their burning issues and questions about their finances and put them to us.”

Lilian Russell, Branch Manager at Newry City Library commented “We are delighted to be partnering with the Consumer Council to host this free event in Newry City Library, as it gives local people an opportunity to get answers to their financial questions from an expert panel.”

Admission to the event is free, but booking is essential. For further information or to book a place, contact Newry City Library (79 Hill Street, Newry) on telephone number 028 3026 4683 or by email to [email protected]

This event forms part of Money Week 2013, a week-long programme of events, designed to help people develop their skills and confidence to manage their money. This year the Financial Capability Partnership NI, led by the Consumer Council, is organising Money Week together with Newry and Mourne District Council.

For the full schedule of Money Week events view the brochure by visit http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/events/89/money-week-2013/