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Personal finance is personal. There is no one way to win.
This site from the U.S. Government "is dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education."
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
This is provided by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to provide information and tools "to help Americans to "understand their personal finances through any stage of life."
Consumer Information from the Federal Trade Commission includes "Money & Credit," "Homes & Mortgages," "Jobs & Making Money," as well as links to free credit reports.
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100% Financial Literacy by 100% FINANCIAL LITERACY SUCCESS helps students develop the basic knowledge and skills necessary to manage their personal finances during college and beyond. Topics including personal banking, financial aid, budgeting, credit cards, and taxes are introduced through case studies to help students understand the real-world applications and begin to think critically about the role of these concepts in their own lives. Throughout the text, individual, group, and online exercises encourage students to explore and apply skills from the text, helping them create a pathway for long-term financial success.
Call Number: HG179 .W53518 2014
Personal Finance by Understand personal finance and put your money to work! Is your money working to increase your wealth? If not, it's time to take stock of your financial situation. Personal Finance For Dummies, 8th Edition offers time-tested financial tips and advice on how to continue to grow your financial assets in light of the changing market and economic conditions. A new breed of fiscal consciousness has arisen'and it's high time for you to join the movement by taking control over your financial life. This relevant text guides you through major financial subject areas, such as budgeting, saving, getting out of debt, making timely investment choices, and planning for the future. By looking at all aspects of your financial wellbeing, you can pinpoint the areas in which you need to change your strategy, and can identify how you can use the assets you have to continue to grow and protect your wealth. Personal finance is an important topic, as your financial wellbeing has an integral impact on so many aspects of your life. Taking the pulse of your finances every now and then is critical to ensuring that you're on the right track'and to identifying the areas in which you can improve your financial strategies. Explore time-tested financial tips and advice that help improve your financial wellbeing Consider how different aspects of your financial life work with and against one another, and how to bring them into alignment to enhance your overall financial situation Discover updated recommendations and strategies that account for changing market and economic conditions Look at your financial situation from a new perspective, and understand what you can do to improve it Personal Finance For Dummies, 8th Edition shows you how to take stock of your financial situation and put your money to work.
Call Number: HG179 .T97 2016
Personal Finance: When Am I Ever Going To Use This?
The skills and examples in this video help students realize that using personal finance skills will impact their lives today and in the future. Real professionals explain how and why learning personal finance was a key to their current and future success. Topics Included: spending & budgeting, saving & investing, managing debt, financial planning and more.
Preflight Checklist: It's Your Money-Financial Flight School
As students get ready to move away from home, “How will I pay for all this?” may not be at the front of their minds. This video features interviews with young adults who have made the transition and beneficial tips on budgeting, credit cards, debit cards, loans, and more. Help your students get the financial smarts they need so they can “fly solo” with confidence! Viewable/printable educational resources are available online.
E-books from CCBC Libraries
Financial Literacy for Millennials by A modern primer on consumer finance and personal money management intended for readers aged 15 to 30, this guide can also serve as a primary text for high school, college, or adult education courses on personal finance. There is growing awareness that teaching consumers more about finance is an urgent national priority--and that their education should begin early. Combining practical advice with targeted information on virtually every aspect of personal finance and money management, this book is the ideal resource for young people who want to start off their financial lives properly. The guide updates traditional personal finance topics, such as budgeting, credit, debt, savings, and investment, and goes beyond those fundamentals to furnish important life lessons on such concerns as career planning, starting a business, Internet fraud, and avoiding financial scams. It even provides useful background on the tax system, how to avoid bankruptcy, legal issues young adults often face, and the plethora of government benefits they can access. In fact, young readers will come away from this book with basic knowledge of every important area of personal finance. Ideal for teens and young adults, the volume will prove useful to parents who want to educate their children about the wise use of money, preparing them to make independent financial decisions. In addition, this book can be used to meet the standards enacted in every state for developing a curriculum guide for teaching financial literacy to high school students. It can also serve as a primary or supplementary resource in personal finance or consumer economics courses for college students and adults. Provides an understanding of the structure and institutions constituting the U.S. economic system Shares knowledge about consumer finance and financial planning to enable young people to make better choices in their lives Shows how to save and invest prudently and use debt wisely and effectively Prepares millennials for the financial impact of life events so they will be empowered to take control of their financial futures Includes a series of tips that summarize the important lessons from the book
Publication Date: 2016-08-22
The Dave Ramsey Podcast Network
Dave Ramsey started on one station in Nashville back in 1992,. Today, the show reaches 14 million combined weekly listeners.
Candid conversations for a richer, happier life.
Welcome to the only Academy award-winning podcast broadcasting live from Joe's mom's basement.