Tips & Tools for Financial Success

Tips and Tools for Financial Success was created by the Newton Free Library, MA to benefit learners in one-to-one, small group, classroom or self-study situations.
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Walking a Financial Tightrope?

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County produced this brochure in partnership with The Mahoning County Financial Stability Partnership.
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Five Dos and Dont’s That Can Help You Achieve Greater Financial Security

With the unemployment rate slowly falling, many Americans are facing a healthier job market and trying to get their financial lives back on track. These five tips developed by the FINRA Foundation help consumers both manage their day-to-day financial challenges and build a brighter financial future in 2014.
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FINRA Investor Alerts

FINRA develops Investor Alerts to educate investors about important and timely investing issues. These will be delivered automatically to your feed reader or news service (like Google News, Yahoo or NetNewsWire).
FINRA Foundation RSS Feed

English and Spanish Personal Finance e-guide

The Orange County Public Library, FL created this interactive e-guide in English and Spanish because they wanted to get the course content online to make it sustainable.

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
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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

Movie List for Money Movie Madness, Estes Valley

Estes Valley (CO)
Money Movie Madness

Managing Your Money During Retirement

Share this comprehensive planning presentation prepared by staff at Estes Valley Library as part of your programming roster. The accompanying handout includes clear explanations on important topics.
Managing Your Money During Retirement ( Powerpoint)
Managing Your Money During Retirement (Handout)

Creating a Paper Trail for Your Heirs

Put your financial house in order with this checklist of important assets
Creating a Paper Trail for Your Heirs (Handout)

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Money

This seminar and accompanying handout 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)

Family Kit Guide

Family Kits,developed by Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, include games, books and toys that make it easy for parents to start a conversation with their children about money. The companion Guide has suggestions for fun activities that reinforce the learning.
Family Kit Guide

Financial Literacy: A Curriculum for Adult Learning

The Brooklyn Public Library created this curriculum about managing money in nine comprehensive modules with an instructor checklist plus strategies and activities to keep students engaged and enthusiastic.
BPL Adult Learning Financial Literacy Curriculum

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 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.
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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