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Financial Literacy Month & Money Smart Week Resources: Books & Guides

The purpose of this guide is to assist library patrons and users learn the basics of financial literacy and the banking & financial systems.

Money Management Books for Children

 

A bargain for Frances

A Bargain for Frances

Author: Russell Hoban

Age Range: 4 - 8 years

ISBN: 006444001X

Benny’s Pennies

Author: Pat Brisson

Age Range: 3 - 7 years

ISBN: 0440410169

The coin counting book

The Coin Counting Book

Author: Rozanne Lanczak Williams

Age Range: 6 - 9 years

ISBN: 0881063266

The penny pot

The Penny Pot (Mathstart 3)

Author: Stuart J. Murphy

Age Range: 6 - 10 years

ISBN: 0064467171

Start saving, Henry!

Start Saving Henry

Author: Nancy Carlson

Age Range: 5 and up 

ISBN: 0670011479 

 

Money Management Books

Financial Literacy Guides

Feed the Pig
Feed the Pig provides tools, tips and resources to help people save money.  Create a profile to track your savings over time, watch videos, take quizzes to test your personal finance knowledge, and identify ways you can start saving and make changes that will help you reduce debt and grow your savings.  This site is part of a national campaign sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Advertising Council.

My Money
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your education, these  resources will help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 federal agencies and bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.

360 Degrees
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a free program of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life. The website contains articles addressing such topics as "Freshman Finance 101: Money Management Skills for College Students" and "College students and credit cards: What you don't know can hurt you."