Financial Literacy: Latest Added to the Collection
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Financial Literacy: Latest Added to the Collection

Boost your money managing and making skills with these newly added books and eMagazines to the Plano Public Library collection.


Get Good with Money: Ten Simple Steps to Becoming Financially Whole by Tiffany the Budgetnista Aliche: A ten-step plan for finding peace, safety, and harmony with your money—no matter how big or small your goals and no matter how rocky the market might be—by the inspiring and savvy “Budgetnista.” eBook | Print

What to do with Your Money When Crisis Hits: a Survival Guide by Michelle Singletary: Michelle Singletary provides a hands-on guide to all of your debt concerns, credit card issues, cash-flow problems, medical coverage questions, and the dozens of other common financial issues that crop up with all of us when money suddenly becomes tight. Print

Know Yourself, Know Your Money by Rachel Cruze: When it comes to money, it pays to know yourself. This is NOT just another money book. Personal finance expert Rachel Cruze brings an all-new approach to the traditional money rules, and it all starts with your mindset. eBook | Print

Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World’s Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life by William Green: William Green draws on interviews that he’s conducted over twenty-five years with many of the world’s greatest investors. As he discovered, their talents extend well beyond the financial realm. Print

The Money Tree: A Story About Finding the Fortune in Your Own Backyard by Chris Guillebeau: The Money Tree uses a compelling story with captivating characters to share its core insight: you are never at the mercy of fortune as long as you have an appetite for hard work and a willingness to step outside your comfort zone. eBook

Divorce & Money: How to Make the Best Financial Decisions During Divorce by Violet Woodhouse: The acclaimed guide that translates complex financial concepts into plain language to help you: create a cash flow statement using your income and expenses, uncover your spouse’s financial information, determine the value of real estate, retirement accounts, and other assets, understand how child support and alimony are calculated, divide your property and debts fairly, negotiate a comprehensive settlement, achieve financial stability after divorce, and learn when and how to talk to a professional. Print

The New Retirement Savings Time Bomb: How to Take Financial Control, Avoid Unnecessary Taxes, and Combat the Latest Threats to Your Retirement Savings by Ed Slott: This easy-to-follow plan helps you place your assets to avoid the latest traps set out by Congress in addition to any that might be set down the road, so you can keep your hard-earned money no matter what. eBook

Money for Nothing: The Scientists, Fraudsters, and Corrupt Politicians Who Reinvented Money, Panicked a Nation, and Made the World Rich by Thomas Levenson: Thomas Levenson’s Money for Nothing tells the unbelievable story of the South Sea Bubble with all the exuberance, folly, and the catastrophe of an event whose impact can still be felt today. eBook

Where’s My Money?: Secrets to Getting the Most out of Your Social Security by Robert C. Carlson: Bob Carlson, editor of the popular Retirement Watch newsletter and website, is here to help with an easy-to-follow guide to getting the most out of your Social Security benefits. Print

How to Retire With Enough Money: And How to Know What Enough Is by Teresa Ghilarducci: Written by Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci, an economics professor, a retirement and savings specialist, and a trustee to two retiree health-care trusts worth over $54 billion, How to Retire with Enough Money cuts through the confusion, misinformation, and bad policy-making that keeps us spending or saving poorly. eBook

The Feminist Financial Handbook: A Modern Woman’s Guide to a Wealthy Life by Brynne Conroy: Author Brynne Conroy shares practical advice on saving, financial planning and more while delving into issues that disproportionately affect women, like the wage gap or the long road to economic recovery after experiencing domestic violence. eBook

Common Sense: The Investor’s Guide to Equality, Opportunity, and Growth by Joel Greenblatt: In Common Sense, the New York Times best-selling author Joel Greenblatt offers an investor’s perspective on building an economy that truly works for everyone. With dry wit and engaging storytelling, he makes a lively and provocative case for disruptive new approaches—some drawn from personal experience, some from the outside looking in. eBook

Clever Girl Finance: Learn How Investing Works, Grow Your Money by Bola Sokunbi: Written for any woman who’s ever sought out an accessible introduction to the world of investing, this book is especially suited to women interested in learning how investing works and taking guided action towards their financial success. eBook


Managing Money by Emma Huddleston (J 332.024): Describes basic money skills such as spending and saving or creating a budget. Includes fun facts and a “Try it Out” special feature. Print

You Can Use Money Wisely by Connie Miller (J 332.4 MIL): In this illustrated choose-your-own-ending picture book, Miles must choose between spending his hard-earned money on small items right away and saving up for a more expensive video game that he really wants. Print


With your library card, you have unlimited access to eMagazines through Libby and PressReader apps. Check out the Business and Finance sections (or search) for new reads from The Economist, Personal Finance Magazine, Kiplinger’s and more – include magazines in Chinese and Spanish!

For more information on using PressReader, check out our Getting Started Guide.

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