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What Happens After the Paychecks Stop? A Retirement Income Primer

Edward Jones financial advisor Craig W. Snow of New Castle is hosting a free presentation titled “What Happens After the Paychecks Stop? A Retirement Income Primer,” at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 781 Burning Mountain Avenue, New Castle.

Snow will examine how one can budget for retirement expenses and one’s potential sources of retirement income. Identifying some of the potential risks to one’s retirement income also will be addressed.

Free legal clinic at Basalt Regional Library

A free legal clinic for those without an attorney will take place from 2-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12 (and on the second Monday of each month) at the Basalt Regional Library, 14 Midland Ave. By computer link, volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all areas of civil litigation, including family law, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, small claims, veterans issues and civil protection orders. Walk-ins are welcome, and everyone will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis.

Storybook character pumpkin decorating contest

The Rifle Branch Library is sponsoring a pumpkin decorating contest. All are challenged to decorate a pumpkin as a favorite children’s book character using paper, glue, paint, markers, pipe cleaners, fabric or any other craft items to decorate your pumpkin, but no carving. Pumpkins must be delivered to the library by Friday, Oct. 23. Pumpkins will be displayed in the library through Halloween, and the winners will be announced on Friday, Oct. 30. For full details, call 970-625-3471.

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