Morningstar Investment Database Computer Training Class

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Four spots are still available for the Morningstar Investment Database Class being held at the Downtown Library Computer Training Center on Wednesday, April 29th from 4-5 pm.

Keep that promise you made on April 15th to get a handle on your investments by learning how to use the Morningstar Database—ranked by Barron’s and Forbes as one of the top investing sites. Now, more than ever, it pays to have solid, unbiased information to make investment decisions. Register online or by calling 327-4555.


In this modern world, you are considered literate if you know at least to use a computer. This recession brought with it a record number of bank closings. The number of banks flagged as being especially great risk for bank closings keeps rising, as over 400 banks are listed by the FDIC, or Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as being troubled. However, the rate of additions to that listing has slowed, but how long it will take for the banking system to recover is unknown. If it will ever recover is also kind of up in the air at the moment. It begs the question of whether all that money we spent on TARP programs were actually preventing any bank closings, or were just lining the pockets of some already guilty suits.