Your Financial Future Starts Now

Financial Literacy Month is coming to a close but it’s never too late to start take control of your financial future. From essential financial principles, to mastering budgeting, to investing 101, we think this group of books, podcasts, and financial experts will help you have a richer life.

by Rebecca Donnelly

In this basic introduction to money for kids, young readers learn about various economic models throughout history with compelling illustrations and probing questions that explore the real world circumstances surrounding spending, selling, and saving.

by Leisa Peterson

In the world of personal finance the biggest challenge is the sense that there’s never going to be enough. It is this mindset of scarcity, and not the amount spent on lattes, that holds people back the most from achieving their financial dreams. Using techniques she’s developed as a financial planner and spiritual coach, Leisa Peterson guides you to dig deeper and discover the root of your financial thinking to change not just the way you save and spend, but the way you live your life.

by Jill Schlesinger

The Great Money Reset is your guide to getting serious and building your best life. A road map for navigating our present era, this book shows us how to take advantage of the seismic changes unfurling all around us to make big life improvements. Whether it’s negotiating a better deal with your boss, starting or selling a business, moving to a new locale, retraining for a new career, taking time off to find yourself, or saying “the heck with it” and retiring early, The Great Money Reset provides an essential frame-work for strategizing and planning your next move.

by Chelsea Fagan and Lauren ver Hage

The Financial Diet is the personal finance book for people who don’t care about personal finance. Chelsea Fagan has tapped a range of experts to help you make the best choices for you, but she also knows that being smarter with money isn’t just about what you put in the bank. It’s about everything—from the clothes you put in your closet, to your financial relationship habits, to the food you put in your kitchen (instead of ordering in again). 

by Scott Rick

Have you ever asked yourself “What if I’m a tightwad and my significant other is a spendthrift?” or vice versa? Scott Rick, a behavioral scientist at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, knows that many people do. Tightwads and Spendthrifts is a science-based guide to understanding and transforming how we manage money, both on our own and in relationships. Building on his original research, and surveying a vast body of interdisciplinary work, Tightwads and Spendthrifts will help you understand your own financial psychology and how it plays out in your relationships. 

by Jean Chatzky, Kathryn Tuggle, and the HerMoney team

There’s no getting around it. You need to know how to manage money to know how to manage life ― but most of us don’t! This full-color, illustrated guidebook from New York Times bestselling author and financial expert Jean Chatzky, Kathryn Tuggle, and their team at HerMoney breaks down the basics of money―how to earn it, manage it, and use it―giving you all the tools you need to take charge and be fearless with personal finance.

Hosted by Laura Adams, MBA

Money Girl is a finance podcast that helps you become more financially secure from paying down debt to building your retirement savings. Laura Adams provides short and friendly personal finance, small business, real estate, and investing tips to help you live a richer life.

Hosted by Clark Howard

Clark Howard has been sharing unbiased advice to help people save more and spend less for more than 30 years. On this podcast, Clark shares practical and actionable ways you can improve your financial life today. From breaking news to economic trends to pivotal topics, he breaks down everything you need to know to make solid decisions for your wallet and your life. You can expect straightforward tips on managing debt, credit, monthly bills, savings, retirement, and more.

Haley Sacks

Haley Sacks is the “Zillennial Finance Expert.” She uses humor and pop culture to teach you what you never learned about money in school and help you make more, spend less, and get financially confident.

Britt Williams Baker and Laurie-Anne King

The Dow Janes teach empowering, easy-to-grasp financial strategies for women+ who want to take control, build serious wealth, and carve out their own financial future (because your financial fairy tale should have a happy, hefty ending).

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