Money Smart Week April 21–28

It's spring cleaning time for your finances and Money Smart Week is here to help. During the week of April 21–28, 2018, hundreds of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, nonprofits and government agencies will come together to build awareness and offer programs to help consumers better manage their personal finances.

Check out www.moneysmartweek.org to find online learning videos or in-person events near you on everything from buying a home to making the most of your social security.

Arapahoe Libraries also has a variety of personal finance books and tools to help you jump start your financial goals. Browse through online resources below or Ask-a-Librarian for additional suggestions. Need some help getting the kids on board? Have a look at some of these books for helping kids build their money sense.

Have a business? We can help you too! Join us for Cash Flow Fundamentals on Tuesday April 17, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Smoky Hill Library to learn more about your startup finances. Offered in partnership with the Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center.

Online Databases

Financial Literacy

Increase your money IQ! From personal and household finance to market economics and globalization, this database makes money easy to understand. Learn how to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college or retirement, and avoid scams.

Lynda.com

This is a leading online learning platform featuring engaging, self-paced video courses taught by recognized industry experts. The Lynda.com video library includes courses on finance fundamentals, personal finance tips, personal investing basics, financial essentials for small business and more!

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Find all the stock, fund, industry and ETF information you need for informed portfolio construction. This database includes screening and report building tools along with help and education materials for the novice investor.

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