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Smart About Money - Saving and Investing
Just about everyone wants to save more and grow their money faster. SAM’s articles and resources can help you set goals to meet your long-term saving and investing needs.
FDIC: Money Smart: A Financial Education Program
Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Money Smart has reached over 2.75 million consumers since 2001. Research shows that the curriculum can positively influence how consumers manage their finances, and these changes are sustainable in the months after the training.
America Saves, a campaign managed by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, seeks to motivate, encourage, and support low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. The research-based campaign uses the principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to change behavior. Non‐profit, government, and corporate groups participate in America Saves nationally and through local, regional, and statewide campaigns around the country. America Saves encourages individuals and families to take the America Saves pledge and organizations to promote savings year-round and during America Saves Week.
Save And Invest.org
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Credit unions are financial institutions that are owned by members. In the United States, they are not-for-profits that operate to serve members rather than to maximize profits. On the whole, credit unions typically offer higher savings rates, lower fees, and lower rates on loans. You may be able to join a credit union based on where you live, where you work, where you worship, or your membership in an association.
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360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
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.
Be Informed About Investing
Books on Investing @ Your Library
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Lynda.com - Setting Your Financial Goals*
Looking for a guide to the basics of money management and savings? Look no further! Author and CPA Ken Boyd helps you understand the basic principles of money management—financial planning, budgeting, managing debt, and investing—so that you can create a financial action plan that best suits your life stage and tolerance for risk. Visit http://www.pmlib.org/careers-continuing-education/ to log-in.
Business Insights: Essentials
Detailed company and industry profiles including SWOT reports, market share reports, and financial reports.
Thousands of company histories and industry essays from Gale's core business collection.
Deep research coverage with scholarly journals, business news, and more.
Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier is the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier is superior to the competition in full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This database is updated daily on EBSCOhost.
Investments Curriculum - Currículo sobre Inversiones
FINRA - Investor Education Modules
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation developed these investor education modules to assist grantees and others with the creation of accurate, unbiased investor education materials. The Foundation permits free use of the copyrighted modules for non-commercial educational purposes only. Also Available in Spanish.
ASPIRA Investments Curriculum
The goal of the initiative is the expansion of a national model for financial education and the development and implementation of investment education program for Latino youth and their families. In response to the low percentage of Latinos with investment accounts and employed in the investments industry, ASPIRA has developed this initiative designed to increase the number of Latinos investing.
En respuesta al porcentaje bajo de Latinos con cuentas de inversión y el bajo número de Latinos empleados en la industria de las inversiones, ASPIRA ha desarrollado esta iniciativa diseñada para aumentar el número de Latinos realizando inversiones para lograr sus metas financieras. La meta de la iniciativa es el desarrollo y diseminación de un modelo nacional para la educación financiera y la inversión dirigido a la juventud Latina y sus familias.
Investing Basics | Investor.gov
Knowing how to secure your financial well-being is one of the most important things you’ll ever need in life. You don’t have to be a genius to do it. You just need to know a few basics, form a plan, and be ready to stick to it. There is no guarantee that you’ll make money from investments you make. But if you get the facts about saving and investing and follow through with an intelligent plan, you should be able to gain financial security over the years and enjoy the benefits of managing your money.
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