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Financial Literacy: Getting Started

A brief guide to personal finance

What is Financial Literacy?

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What is financial literacy?  It is a set of skills which will help you navigate your financial life, including helping you save for the future, protecting you from financial fraud, and even preparing you to run your own business.

Financial Terminology

Investopedia's Financial Terms Dictionary

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Glossary of Financial Terms

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Glossary of English-Spanish Financial Terms

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Books in the Library

Cover of Critically Compassionate Approach to Financial Literacy
Cover of Wealth Management in Any Market
Cover of The Energy of Money
Cover of Pound Foolish
Book, Household Spending
Cover of Student Loans and the Dynamics of Debt
Cover of Book of Value
Cover of Money Machine
Cover of Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren Buffett: the Winning Strategy to Help You Achieve Your Financial and Life Goals
Cover of Financial Bliss
Cover of Your Nest Egg Game Plan

Financial Videos

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