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Explore the world of personal finance. We have compiled a multitude of resources through the library and online to help you take charge of your finances, no matter what stage of planning you are facing.

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A key component of personal finance is financial planning.  To help get started or for the latest advice, your library has the tools that you need. 

 

Personal Finance Literacy

Finance Databases

Personal Finance Web Resources

 

Bank Rate Monitor

Bankrate, Inc. is the Web's leading aggregator of financial rate information, offering an unparalleled depth and breadth of rate data and financial content. Bankrate continually surveys approximately 4,800 financial institutions in all 50 states in order to provide clear, objective, and unbiased rates to consumers. Our flagship Web site, Bankrate.com, provides free rate information to consumers on more than 300 financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans and online banking fees. In addition to rate data, we publish original and objective personal finance stories to help consumers make informed financial decisions. Our staff of award winning reporters and editors provides expert advice on just about every major financial decision facing our readers: from purchasing their first home, to selecting a new car, to saving for retirement.

 

How to Save Money

This is a nice, simple site that has a variety of calculators and worksheets for budgeting, estimating loans, determining spending trends, and more

 

MyMoney.gov

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can 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.

 

Your Finances

This blog, maintained by Cash Advance, covers a wide range of financial topics and has guides on many of the financial issues you may be dealing with.