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On Display at Clarkston: April 2015

A guide for the content of Georgia State Unierversity's Perimeter College Clarkston Library's bulletin board displays.

April 2015

Financial Literacy for Teens and Children

Bodnar, Janet. Raising Money Smart Kids.
Chicago: Dearborn Trade Pub., 2005.
HG179 .B5669 2005
Offers practical and down-to-earth advice for parents trying to teach a sense of the value of money to their children.

Brancato, Robin F. Money: Getting it, Using it, and Avoiding the Traps: The Ultimate Teen Guide.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2007.
HG179 .B7224 2007
A guide to personal finance for teenagers discusses allowance, employment, choosing a bank, saving, investment, charitable contributions, comparison shopping, cellphone plans, and credit.

Espejo, Roman. Teens and Credit.
Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2010.
Dunwoody HG3755.8.U6 T44 2010
Assorted essays about the pros, cons, advantages, and pitfalls of teenagers and debt, including both student and consumer debt. These essays are more helpful for students writing papers and debate arguments, than for someone trying to sort out their finances.
Eileen H. Kramer

Howard, Clark and Mark Meltzer. Clark Smart Parents, Clark Smart Kids: Teaching Kids of Every age the Value of Money.
New York: Hyperion, 2011.
HG179 .H6852 2005
Parents of children of all ages--from elementary school through high school, college, and beyond--will benefit from Clark's sound, uncomplicated advice across a comprehensive range of topics.

Kiyosaki, Robert T. and Sharon L. Lechter. Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids about Money -- That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!
New York: Business Plus, 2000.
HG179 .K565 2000b
Personal finance author and lecturer Robert T. Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective from two very different influences - his two fathers. This text lays out Kiyosaki's philosophy and his relationship with money.

Kiyosaki, Robert T. Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens.
New York: Business Plus, 2004.
HG179 .K5648 2004
A guide for teenagers encourages the development of responsible money skills, providing case examples, sidebars, and attitude recommendations that demonstrate how to achieve security in today's challenging job market.

The Courage to be Rich
Living Large in Lean Times
How not to get rich
Personal Finance for Dummies

Finanical Literacy Web Pages Guides
The Balance
Offers readable articles about saving, investing, going into business, paying off debt, and even children and money.
Eileen H. Kramer

American Institute of CPAs
Feed the Pig

We’re here to help you do just that, feed your piggy bank. Here, you’ll find helpful tools, articles, tons of tips and other resources to help you on your path to financial stability. We’ll help you think through your spending and saving habits, identify ways you can start saving and commit to making changes that will reduce your debt and grow your savings.

Consumer Fiancial Protection Bureau
How to Find the Best Credit Card

Comparing offers before applying for a credit card will help you find the right card for your needs, and ensure that you’re not paying higher fees or interest rates than you have to. Source:

Wall Street Journal Guide to Personal Finance
Total Money Makeover

Federal Reserve Bank
Consumer Information

A collection of brochures covering checking accounts, mortgages, privacy, and protection from fraud.
Eileen H. Kramer

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Preventing Payment Card Fraud (PDF File)

Offers common sense advice to keep white collar thieves away from your credit and debit cards.
Eileen H. Kramer

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft (PDF File)

Learn how identity thieves and credit fraudsters operate, and learn how to protect yourself against them by following the numbered steps.
Eileen H. Kramer

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Understanding your Credit Score
Defines a credit score, explains how reporting creidt bureaus calculate it, and gives tips on how to learn your score and improve it.
Eileen H. Kramer

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
My Money Student Workbook (PDF File)

No one is ever too young to learn about money. This workbook teaches children to identify coins, add and subtract money, and familiarizes them with banks and other financial institutions.
Eileen H. Kramer

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Piggy Bank Primmer

Through a story and activities, the student book introduces students to economic concepts such as saving, spending, budgeting, wants, goods, services and opportunity cost.

National Endowment for Fiancial Education
Smart About Money
SAM is trustworthy, dependable, and knowledgeable—did we mention SAM stands for Smart About Money? It's a free, unbiased resource where you can find articles, calculators and tips to help you manage your money through life's ups and downs.

UGA Extension
Financial Planning and Literacy

When people become educated about financial management, they become empowered to live a better life. Extension's basic financial literacy programs are designed to help consumers plan spending to meet needs, wants and goals today and in the future.

United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Building a Better Credit Report (PDF File)

Shopping for a car? Applying for a job? Looking for a home? Getting your financial house in order? It’s time to check your credit report.

United States Federal Trade Commission
Consumer Information Find readable advice on everything from job hunting and working from home to saving, financial planning, and protecting your privacy.
Eileen H. Kramer

The cart of books next to the display
A long view of the display case
A wide view of the case, turned on its side to save space.
Look at all the green stuff inside the case!
Our favorite green plastc piggy, the color of money.
The Left Display Panel
The Center Display Panel

Generation Debt
Money Lessons for a Lifetime

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One Year to Organized Finances
The Student Loan Scam
Securing Your Financial Future

Debt Free U.
Wall Street Journal Guide to Personal Finance
Total Money Makeover

Would you like to know how to teach money skills to your children, become a savvy investor, free yourself from debt, plan for college, or simply make a budget with which you can coexist? The books, DVDs, and streamed audio in this display can help you start learning any or all of these things.

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Paying for College

Belenir, Karen. College Financing Information for Teens.
Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2008.
LB2342 .C63316 2008
Provides information for teens about saving, borrowing, and paying for college education.

Bissonnette, Zac. Debt-Free U.
New York: Penguin, 2010.
LB2342 .B52 2010
Armed with his personal knowledge, the latest data, and smart analysis, Zac takes on the sacred cows of the higher education establishment. He reveals why a lot of the conventional wisdom about choosing and financing college is not only wrong but hazardous to you and your child's financial future.

Brown, Kevin Y. 10 Ways Anyone Can Graduate from College Debt Free.
New York: Legacy Thinking Labs, 2012.
HG179 .B7474 2012
With approximately 37 million student loan borrowers having outstanding student loans and people in the 18 to 24--age bracket spending nearly 30% of their monthly income on student loan debt repayment there is a need for a guide to help students navigate the financial aspects of college life and avoid the pitfalls of student loans and related college debt.

Collinge, Alan The Student Loan Scam: The Most Oppressive Debt in U.S. History, and How We Can Fight Back.
Boston: Beacon Press, 2009.
LB2340.2 .C645 2009
An in-depth exploration and exposé of the predatory nature of the student loan industry Alan Collinge never imagined he would become a student loan justice activist.

Fives, Theresa, Holly Popowski, and Students Helping Students. Getting Through College Without Going Broke: A Crash Course on Finding Money for College and Making it Last.
New York: Prentice Hall, 2005.
LB2343.32 .G48 2005
Finding a way to pay for college and live on a budget is not always easy, but it definitely beats paying off huge loans for the next 30 years. And these students are living proof that it can be done.

LaVeist, Thomas Alexis and Will LaVeist. 8 Steps to Help Black Families Pay for College: A Crash Course in Financial Aid.
New York: Random House, 2003.
LB2337.4 .L384 2003
Learn how financial aid works: loans, grants, scholarships, and more.

Peterson's. College Money Handbook.
Lawrenceville, NJ: Peterson's/Thomson Learning, 2008.
LB2337.2 .C65
A quick resource and an in-depth reference that puts at your fingertips valuable information about college costs and financial aid opportunities. It contains: easy-to-use charts, tables, and lists; an overview of federal financial aid and the programs available; a guide to help you through the maze of applying for financial aid; a state-by-state description of each state-administered financial aid program; financial aid porfiles of more than 1600 individual colleges

Princeton Review and Kalman Chany. Paying for College without Going Broke.
New York: Random House, 2014.
Newton LB2337.4 .P744
A guide to controlling college costs offers advice on financial aid packages, educational loans, tax regulations, and additional sources of revenue, and includes the latest financial aid forms and updates on tax laws.

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Schlachter, Gail S. and David R. Weber. Financial Aid for African Americans.
El Dorado Hills, CA: Service Press, 2006.
LB2338 .F4453
A list of: scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships open primarily or exclusively to African Americans.

Tanabe, Gen S. and Kelly Tanabe. 1001 Ways to Pay for College.
Belmont, CA: Supercollege, 2007.
LB2337.4 .T355 2007
Practical strategies to make any college affordable for high school, college graduate and adult students

Tanabe, Gen S. and Kelly Y. Tanabe 501 Ways for Adult Students to Pay for College.
Lost Altos, CA: SuperCollege, 2006.
LB2337.4 .T352 2006
Adults can find the means to go back to school despite the pressures of work, family, and a mortgage with this guide to funding continued education. With expanded information on online and distance learning and part-time classes and new financial aid, loan, and scholarship opportunities, this updated resource teaches adult students how to find and win scholarships designed especially for them, obtain financial support from employers, get financial aid for distance learning, receive larger financial aid packages, take advantage of educational tax breaks, trade tuition costs for volunteer service, and cancel education debts with loan forgiveness programs. Twenty firsthand anecdotes inspire adult students with creative and unusual ways to pay for their education.

Saving and Investing on Films on Demand

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Frugal Living and Philosophical Concerns

Ash, Rebecca. The Spend Less Handbook: 365 Tips for a Better Quality of Life while Actually Spending Less.
Hoboken: Wiley, 2008.
HG179 .A84 2008
…Money-saving, life-improving tips!This book is about how you can live on less, spend less, and yet be far richer and happier for it.

Barry, Dave. Dave Barry's Money $ecrets: Like why is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?
New York: Crown, 2006.
PN6231.F47 B37 2006
The popular humorist explores the world of finance, sharing his unique advice on the stock market, the art of making and losing money, furniture in the CEO's office, getting rich in real estate, and the financial benefits of an early death.

Barty, Philips Teach Yourself Thrifty Living.
Blacklick, OH: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
HG179 .P454 2007
Thrifty Living is a comprehensive but flexible guide to how to cut the costs of everyday living, how to save money, and even how to make a few extra pounds. It will allow you to make as many or as few changes as you want to cut back on spending, whether you just want to save a little money or whether you are on an impossibly tight budget.

Budgeting and Financial Decision-Making.
Films Media Group, 2011.
Films on Demand. GALILEO.
Reviewing the critical concepts of impulse buying and opportunity cost, the video also demonstrates how to set goals and create a budget based on the 50/30/20 plan.

Checking Accounts and Everyday Banking.
Films Media Group, 2011.
Films on Demand GALILEO
This program schools viewers in the basics of financial transactions, then arms them with how-to's and tips for choosing a bank, writing and depositing checks, using a debit card, and balancing a checkbook.

Dappen, Andy.
Cheap Tricks: 100s of Ways You can Save 1000s of Dollars.
Brier, WA: Brier Books, 1992.
TX158 .D37 1992
This is great stuff-clever, unique ideas for the ultimate spend thrift (and all you miser wanna-be's). Written by Andy Dappen, a self-proclaimed cheapskate, this book will show you how to use and reuse household items in ways you never imagined, plus save money on everything you could ever think about buying. You will be amazed, amused and maybe even appalled at the unending variety of ways that this guy has come up with to keep you attached to your dollars (and help you conserve your belongings).

Dominguez, Joseph R. and Vicki Robin. Your Money or Your Life: Transforming your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence.
New York: Viking, 1992.
HG179 .D624 1992
Do you spend more than you earn? Does make a living feel more like making a dying? Do you feel stuck in a job you can't afford to leave? Is money fragmenting your time and your relationships with family and friends? If so, Your Money or Your Life is for you. Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez took back their lives by gaining control of their money. They both gave up successful - and stressful - careers in order to live more deliberately and meaningfully.

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Knox, Susan. Financial Basics: A Money-Management Guide for Students.
Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2004.
LB2343.32 .K66 2004
In Financial Basics, Knox blends her money-management experience with her desire to inform and help students master their finances: she shares experiences about money lessons learned in college, and offers sound solutions and advice for students and their families. Since everyone does not handle money in the same way, Knox gives money-management options for readers to find their best way.

Lawhorne-Scott, Cheryl and Don Philpott. Military Finances.
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2013.
Dunwoody UC74 .L39 2013
A one-stop guide to navigating the may financial issues facing today's military while serving, when preparing for transition or retirement, and during their past military lives and careers.

Lawrence, Judy M. The Budget Kit.
New York: Kaplan, 2004.
HG179 .L338 2004
No matter your financial goal, a well-defined budget is the first step to achieving success. The Budget Kit offers consumers a foundation of knowledge, advice in reining in out-of-control spending, and necessary background information on personal investing.

Middleton, John. Detox your Finances: Earn More, Spend Less, and Make your Money Work as Hard as you Do.
New York: Penguin, Group, 2007.
HG179 .M457 2007
Detox Your Finances helps readers get out of the money pit by offering solid advice on key topics including how to earn more, spend less, invest wisely, manage credit and debt, and create a budget they can actually stick to.

Ragolia, Stacia The Frugal Woman's Guide to a Rich Life.
Nashville: Rutledge Press, 2003.
HG179 .F78 2003
The Frugal Woman is not cheap. She's a cost-conscious, savvy consumer who avoids wasting her time, her money, and her energy on things she does not need. She's organized about her money management, spending, and household planning. She makes decisions based on her own needs and values. She's in control of her life.

Sullivan, Robert. How not to Get Rich, Or Why Being Bad Off Isn't So Bad.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2005.
HG179 .S852 2005
Sharp, funny, and ultimately comforting, How Not to Get Rich is a guide to happiness without wealth, not that the author wouldn't mind a little wealth with his happiness. How Not to Get Rich is probably not worth the price, but what is?

Troelstrup, Archie William and Ernest Carl Hall The Consumer in American Society: Personal and Family Finance.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978.
TX335 .T76 1978
Offers detailed and somewhat dated and slightly theoretical advice for running and paying for a hospital. Covers: food, clothing, retirement, taxes etc… Note: much of this information may have changed in nearly a generation.
Eileen H. Kramer

Does this make my Assets Look Fat  Debt Free U.

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Help with Credit and Debt

Bridgforth, Glinda. Girl, Get Your Credit Straight!
New York: Broadway Books, 2007.
Decatur HG179 .B72753 2007
Examines the dangers of debt spending and offers a complete program for eliminating debt, improving one's credit, tracking expenditures, budgeting, supplementing one's income, consolidating loans, and other ways to improve financial well-being.

Credit, Borrowing, and Debt
Films Media Group, 2011.
Films on Demand GALILEO
Recognizing that students may have hazy notions about the consequences of over-spending, this program provides practical information about credit card use, credit reports, credit problems, and managing debt.

Credit Jeopardy 1 & 2.
Dallas: Credit Counseling Centers of America, 2005.
DVD HG3756.U54 C74 2005
A light-hearted spoof of the popular game show Jeopardy to learn about consumer credit issues, such as: how a creditor qualifies a borrower; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act; what is an installment plan; how to establish credit; revolving, charge and installment agreements; usury laws; qualifying for mortgages; ins-and-outs of home buying.

Goodman, Jordan Elliot and Bill Westrom. Master your Debt: Slash your Monthly Payments and Become Debt Free.
Hoboken: Wiley, 2010.
HG179 .G6754 2010
In today's volatile economy, getting out ofdebt is the key to surviving and thriving, and with this book, Jordan Goodman provides you with the strategies and tools to live debt-free.

In Debt we Trust:America Before the Bubble Bursts.
Films Media Group, 2006.
Films on Demand GALILEO
In this classic program, produced two years before the financial collapse of 2008, investigative journalist Danny Schechter predicts a 1929-like stock market crash due to the large amount of personal debt carried by so many Americans, and the fact that the nation's money supply is controlled by so few.

Kobliner, Beth Get a Financial Life!
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Alpharetta HG179 .K59 2009
Get a Financial Life has helped thousands of people get out of debt, start saving, and begin investing.

Leonard, Robin and Margaret Reiter. Credit Repair.
Berkeley: Nolo, Law for All, 2013.
HG3756.U54 L46 2013
Credit Repair shows you how to fix your credit situation quickly and easily, explaining the necessary steps in plain English.

Taxes and Tax Savings on Films on Demand

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Maeda, Martha. How to Legally Settle Your Personal Credit Card Debt for Pennies on the Dollar.
Ocala, FL : Atlantic Pub. Group, 2011.
Decatur HG3756.U54 M23
The current economic climate is dim for many Americans it forecasts potential recession, trouble for homeowners, and increasing personal and credit card debt. According to Federal Reserve estimates, that credit card debt is already in the trillions of dollars and rising each year. So, what can you do about it without immediately resorting to bankruptcy eliminating the entirety of your finances for years to come? It's a tough question to answer and one that many are faced with regularly, but there are ways to handle these debts legally without reaching for the extreme, final measure that we all dread so much.

Orman, Suze. The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous and Broke.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2005.
Dunwoody HG179 .O7576 2005
Addresses personal finance issues that are of relevance to today's world of high debt and disproportionate lifestyles, addressing such topics as credit cards, student loans, credit scores, insurance, and mortgages.

Orman, Suze. Suze Orman for the Young, Fabulous & Broke.
PBS Home Video, 2005.
Dunwoody DVD HG179 .S88 2005
They're called " Generation Broke" - people in their twenties and thirties who graduate college with a mountain of student loan debt, and are stuck with one of the weakest job markets in recent history. Suze Orman reveals what actions to take and why.

Scott, David L. David Scott's Guide to Managing Credit and Debt.
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 2005.
HG179 .S368 2005
Why are credit records important? How can a family determine its debt limit? How much should an individual spend on a home? Readers of this instructive guide will find answers to these questions as well as other valuable information on managing credit and breaking the cycle of debt.

Smith, Aaron W. and Brenda Lane Richardson. In the Black.
New York: Amistad, 2009.
HG179 .S5388 2009
With economic uncertainty reaching unprecedented levels, Aaron W. Smith's accessible nine-step plan to take control of your financial future will resonate whether you're just starting out or finding yourself midlife with concerns about your retirement.

Sutton, Garrett. ABCs of Getting Out of Debt.
New York: Warner Books, 2004.
HG179 .S877 2004
The ABCs of Getting Out of Debt provides the necessary knowledge to navigate through a very challenging credit environment.

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Help with Saving, Investing, and Financial Planning

Bach, David. Smart Couples Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for you and your Partner.
New York: Broadway Books, 2002.
HG179 .B243 2002
In Smart Couples Finish Rich, David Bach offers couples a step-by-step guide to building and maintaining financial wealth for years to come. Instead of avoiding each other when it comes time to balance the checkbook, you and your partner will learn how to come together and identify your core values and dreams, creating a spending and saving plan that reflects your values as a couple.

Bach, David. Smart Women Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Achieving Financial Security and Funding Your Dreams.
New York: Broadway Books, 2002.
HG179 .B24 2002
An investment counselor offers strategies for amassing money for both luxuries and necessities, including devising a financial plan based on individual goals and taking advantage of tax-deferred investments.

Benz, Christine. 30-Minute Money Solutions.
Hoboken: Wiley, 2010.
HG179 .B424 2010
The quick and easy way to manage money and achieve financial goals.

Chatzky, Jean Sherman and Arielle McGowen. Money 911: Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved.
New York: Harper, 2010.
HG179 .C5358 2010
You've just lost your job. You've got a baby on the way. Your parent has had a stroke. Most people seek financial help not because they're planning for the future but because they need it . . . right now! If you have money problems or are seeking immediate help to solve a dire, unanticipated financial emergency, then you need Money 911.

Donega, Danielle. Smart Money: How to Manage Your Cash.
New York: Franklin Watts, 2008.
HG179 .D43 2008
Teaches middle and high school students (and late bloomers) the basics of saving, spending, budgeting, not bouncing checks/using an ATM, and more.
Eileen H. Kramer

Farrell, Chris. Right on the Money: Taking Control of your Personal Finan ces.
New York: Villard Books, 2000.
HG179 .F365 2000
In the tradition of the great "how-to" series on public television, Right on the Money offers a practical, hands-on approach to making savvy financial decisions. In each chapter, finance expert Chris Farrell visits an individual or family facing a financial crossroads in their lives and, aided by a team of street-smart experts, helps them take control of their finances.

Fisher, Sarah Young and Susan Shelly. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in your 20s and 30s.
New York: Alpha, 2005.
HG179 .F5342 2005
The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s, Second Edition gives readers an edge in getting through financial hardships, investing in the future, and saving money for the long haul. The Second edition will include new coverage of: taxes, stock market investing, other investment opportunities, borrowing money and interest rates, and technology.

Foweles, Debby. The Everything Personal Finance in your 20s & 30s Book: Erase your Debt, Personalize your Budget, and Plan now to Secure your Future.
Avon, MA: Adams Media Corp., 2004.
HG181 .F713 2004
Worried about your financial future? Living paycheck to paycheck? Find it hard to save money? The Everything Personal Finance Book in Your 20s and 30s Book, 2nd Edition makes saving for the future easy.

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Garrett, Sherly and Ruth J. Mills. Starting Out.
Chicago: Dearborn Trade Pub., 2006.
HG179 .S8113 2006
All of a sudden there’s that new apartment, a credit card, hefty student loans, and the possibility of an awesome first job. A young person soon faces a remarkable array of choices when making a leap to independence. With Dearborn’s Starting Out guide, readers won’t have to learn all the steps by themselves.

Garrett, Sheryl, Marie Swift, and Garrett Planning Network. Just Give me the Answer$: Expert Advisors Address your Most Pressing Financial Questions.
Chicago: Dearborn Trade Pub., 2004.
HG179 .G37 2004
If you want to take a more active role in managing your personal financial affairs, you're not alone. Millions of people are seeking ways to gain control of their finances and make better money decisions. By combining time tested wealth building principles with verified resources and professional insights, Just Give Me the Answer$ provides practical advice for everyone.

Herigstad, Sally Help! I Can’t Pay my Bills: Surviving a Financial Crisis.
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2007.
HG179 .H447 2007
In this age of skyrocketing personal debt, more and more Americans find themselves facing a financial crisis. CPA Sally Herigstad provides the strategies you need to take charge of your financial problems and get back on your feet. This clear, step-by-step guide will get you started on your way to financial security.

Hershman, Susan L. Does This Make my Assets Look Fat? A Woman’s Guide to Finding Financial Empowerment and Success.
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2010.
HG179 .H543 2010
As Susan Hirshman sees it, the rules of successful dieting are the same rules that apply to successful money management. In this upbeat and informative guide she offers women a 3-phase personalized plan that follows common dieting programs to help them understand their finances.

Howard, Clark and Mark Meltzer Get Clark Smart: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Rich from America’s Money-Saving Expert.
New York: Hyperion, 2001.
HG179 .H6854 2001
With practical tips and on-line resources, Howard helps readers to get rich by saving money in unexpected places and investing those savings creatively.

Howard, Clark, Mark Meltzer, and Theo Thimou. Clark Howard's Living Large for the Long Haul.
New York: Penguin, 2013.
HG179 .H6852 2013
Through fascinating personal accounts, Howard uncovers amazing opportunities and smart decisions, finding advantages in bleak times for lasting payoffs in the long run.

Howard, Clark, Mark Meltzer, and Theo Thimou. Clark Howard’s Living Large in Lean Times: 250+ Ways to Buy Smarter, Spend Smarter, and Save Money.
New York: Avery, 2011.
HG179 .H6853 2011
Presents a multitude of strategies for saving money instead of spending so much of it.

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Hunt, Mary. 7 Money Rules for Life.
Grand Rapids: Revell, 2012.
Decatur HG179 .H8543 2012
Presented in a conversational style and readable in a weekend, this book offers applications for each of the seven rules as well as practical advice for how to recover from past financial mistakes. These simple, unchanging, basic rules work in every financial situation, for every income level, and for every stage of life.

Jorgensen, James A. Money Lessons for a Lifetime: Stories, Observations, and Tips on Living a Prosperous Life.
Chicago: Dearborn Financial Pub., 1997.
HG179 .J634 1997
Underlying all Jim Jorgensen's tales and anecdotes are eight specific steps to financial security, based on moderation and common sense. Follow them, make them part of your lifestyle, and you will be on the road to wealth for a lifetime.

Lawless, Robert E. The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy.
Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2010.
HG179 .L3378 2010
Introduces students to the basic principles of economics and personal finance, discussing such topics as saving, credit, investments, taxes, insurance, and the value of an education.

Leeds, Regina and Russel Wild One Year to an Organized Financial Life: From your Bills to your Bank Account, your Home to your Retirement: The Week-by-Week Guide to Achieving Financial Peace of Mind.
Cambridge, MA: DaCapo Lifelong, 2010.
HG179 .L42439 2010
In an economic downturn taking charge of your financial well-being is more crucial than ever. One Year to an Organized Financial Life is a unique week-by-week plan to make saving money simple, automatic, and stress-free.

Lerner, Joel L. Financial Planning for the Utterly Confused.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008.
HG179 .L45 2008
When it comes to financial planning, it's easy to become befuddled. But with the Sixth Edition of Financial Planning for the Utterly Confused, you'll find guidance on planning for every contingency, from saving for a child's education to making decisions about retirement, insurance, and real estate.

Michaels, Eileen. When are you Entitled to New Underwear and Other Major Financial Decisions: Making Your Money Dreams Come True.
New York: Scribner, 1997.
HG179 .M454 1997
In this witty, down-to-earth, and money-wise book, Michaels offers solid help and encouragement. Whether or not we know it, we make these decisions every. day of our lives. Michaels simply helps us to make them with more understanding of our own capabilities.

Morris, Kenneth M. and Virginia B. Morris. The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance.
New York: Lightbulb Press, 2004.
HG179 .M66 2004
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance gives you clear, simple explanations of the complexities you face every day in your financial life. This revised and updated edition also includes the information you'll need to make smart decisions about -- and avoid the pitfalls of -- banking, credit, home finance, financial planning, investing and taxes.

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Orman, Suze. The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom: Practical and Spiritual Steps so you Can Stop Worrying.
New York: Three Rivers Press, 2006.
HG179 .O755 2006
The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom is the first personal finance book that gives you not only the knowledge of how to handle money, but also the will to break through all the barriers that hold you back.

Orman, Suze. The Courage to be Rich: Creating a Life of Material and Spiritual Abundance.
New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.
HG179 .O756 1999
This guide takes you through the financial milestones of life and shows how money can be made to work for you. It deals with such matters as starting again after divorce or death, sorting out one's debts, home-buying, and investing for the future.

Orman, Suze. Suze Orman's Money Class.
Phyllis Geller et. al. Arlington, VA: PBS Distribution, 2011.
Dunwoody DVD HG179 .S886 2011
Suze Orman gives her views on how to secure a hopeful and sustainable future in today's economy. After the upheavals of recent times, she believes that it's necessary to rethink many traditional strategies for financial success.

Orman, Suze. Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control your Destiny.
New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2007.
HG179 .O7595 2007
Explores the complex relationship between women and money, addressing the impact of psychological practices and financial behavior on women's finances and offering practical solutions to change how women handle their money.

Ramsey, Dave. The Total Money Makeover.
Nashville: Thomas Nelson Pub., 2003.
HG179 .R31563 2003
Ramsey offers a bold, no-nonsense approach to money matters, providing not only the how-to but also a grounded and uplifting hope for getting out of debt and achieving total financial health. Ramsey debunks the many myths of money (exposing the dangers of cash advance, rent-to-own, debt consolidation) and attacks the illusions and downright deceptions of the American dream, which encourages nothing but overspending and massive amounts of debt.

Saving and Investing.
Films Media Group, 2011.
Films on Demand GALILEO
Stocks and bonds, money market and mutual funds, IRAs and Roth IRAs, CDs and annuities, and good-old-fashioned passbook accounts-this program helps students make sense of the many ways to save and invest money.

Siegel, Cary. Why Didn't they Teach me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By.
North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2013.
Alpharetta HG179 .S4717 2013
The book includes eight important lessons focusing on 99 principles that will quickly and memorably enhance any individual's money management acumen.

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Smith, Christopher. Securing Your Financial Future.
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.
Decatur HG179 .S5495 2012
Chris Smith guides readers through the basics of saving, investing, and financial planning in language that is clear, accessible, and lively, making difficult concepts understandable to the novice, and enjoyable to those who already have some understanding. He shows readers how to apply this knowledge, and to avoid the most common pitfalls, to insure the best possible outcome for long-term financial security.

Tamsen, Butler. The Complete Guide to Personal Finance.
Ocala, FL: Atlantic Pub. Group, 2010.
HG179 .B877
In this new book, you will learn how to get and manage credit, make and stick to a budget, save for college, determine your needs versus your wants, pay for a car, finance college, manage risk, open a bank account, write a check, balance a checkbook, avoid the pressures of consumerism, and how to avoid financial mistakes.

Taxes and Tax Benefits.
Films Media Group, 2011.
Films on Demand GALILEO
This program explains the essentials of taxes, helping students to become well-informed about both earned and investment income taxes, workplace tax benefits, and filing an annual return.

Tyson, Eric. Personal Finance for Dummies
Hoboken: John Wiley, 2010.
HG179 .T97 2010
Tyson provides concrete, action-oriented guidance for tracking expenditures, reducing spending, getting out of debt, investing wisely, and financially surviving life's unexpected twists and turns.

Ulrich, Carmen Wong. Gener@tion Debt: Take Control of Your Money: A How-to Guide.
New York: Warner Business Books, 2006.
HG179 .U42 2006
With debt and the cost of living rising astronomically, "Generation Debt" offers the personal financial advice that every young adult must have to live a more secure life.

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