Budgets

Hang on to Your Wallet

Listen and learn about investing and saving and through this polished series of podcasts from the Timberland Regional Library System.
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“Tapped Out” Confessions of Debt Ridden GenX and GenY

The Timberland Regional Library System tapped into their network to produce this timely video.
YouTube Link

The Ins and Outs of Money

Lively patter makes each episode of this radio program from the Monroe County Library both entertaining and enlightening.
Financial Literacy
Saving, #1
Saving, #2
Tax Credits, #1
Tax Credits, #2
College, #1
College, #2

True Cost of Owning A Car

Lesson Plan and Assessment

Taylor and Tyler

Watch these animated adventures of twins, Taylor and Tyler as they learn about financial knowledge and skills that are critical to future success.
Teens & Money at www.saveandinvest.org/taylor

Get Smart About Money @Milwaukee Public Library

You’ll recognize the value and teens will appreciate the authenticity of three videos about needs vs. wants, credit, and banking.
Program URL
“To Your Credit”
“Check It Out!”
“Bank Your Future”

Healthy, Wealthy, Wi$e- Credit

Explore credit reports, identity theft and credit repair with videos based on the FDIC’s Money Smart series and produced by the Apache Junction Public Library, AZ
YouTube Link

Living Better, $pending $marter

Spend a few minutes with this Avoid the Debt Trap video series produced for consumers by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library as part of their Living Better, $pending $marter program.
Avoiding Money Drainers
Your Personal Financial Recovery Plan
Understanding Debt: the Good, the Bad and the Disappearing

Get Real Here’s the Deal

Designed by educators with the University Of Arkansas Division Of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, this hands-on experiential simulation gives young people in junior high and high school the opportunity to experience their future in a financial decision-making mode.
Get Real Here’s the Deal-Teacher Training
Get Real Here’s the Deal-Script
Get Real Here’s the Deal-Getting It Together
Get Real Here’s the Deal-Evaluation

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Money

This seminar and accompanying handout from Estes Valley Library identifies roadblocks that can create special challenges for women and suggests ways to improve their relationship with money.
What Every Woman Needs to Know About Money (Powerpoint)
What Every Woman Needs to Know About Money (Handout)

Eating Well on $6 Day

Strategies to make your food dollars go farther highlight this presentation that also includes meal planning with nutritious foods – a booklist is included in the handout.
Eating Well on $6 Day (Powerpoint)
Eating Well on $6 Day (Handout)

Your Child’s Financial Future

Adults can pave a smoother economic path for the future generations with adequate personal financial planning and teaching specific financial skills at appropriate age levels.
Your Childs Financial Future (Powerpoint)
Your Childs Financial Future (Handout)

Healthy Foods Under $2

Eating frugally doesn’t have to be boring. Save money, simplify your diet and improve your health with twelve foods that cost very little and foster good health.
Healthy Foods Under $2 (Powerpoint)
Healthy Foods Under $2 (Handout)

Financial Planning Opportunities for People of All Incomes

Use this handbook developed by the Multnomah County Public Library, to find websites and agencies that help you manage your money.
PDF: English | Spanish

The Language of Money

The Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, NY created brochures in English and four of the languages spoken in their diverse refugee community. Topics include the basics of budgeting; credit; and banking in Arabic, English, Kirundi, Nepali, & Somali.

Fiscally Fit Boot Camp

Boot camp has become a marketing buzzword for short, intense, focused training. This series of six brochures offers tips, resources and web links to help get your finances in shape.
Pioneer Library System (OK)
BootCamp
BootCamp Resource ONE
BootCamp Resource TWO
Boot Camp Resource THREE
Boot Camp Resource FOUR
Boot Camp Resource FIVE
Boot Camp Resource SIX

How To Track Spending

Learn six different methods to track spending from Families Understanding Numbers (F.U. N.) series at Chesterfield County Library.
Download Powerpoint
Download PDF

Budget Worksheet

Use the template from the Chesterfield County Public Library or customize this excel worksheet to help manage your budget.
Budget Worksheet

The 100 Foot Journey

Food is the third largest household expense. Travel the grocery aisles with these shopping tipscompiled by the Lebanon County Library.
Grocery Shopping Tips

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