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Gain Financial Wisdom With Lorain Public Library System

6/28/2013 -- Your Lorain Public Library System has the resources to help you effectively manage or invest your money, and help you build or repair credit.

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and April 20 through April 27, 2013 has been designated Money Smart Week @ Your Library by the American Library Association in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Money Smart Week’s mission is to promote personal financial literacy.

Books We Recommend

Compiled by Adult Services Department Staff, Lorain Public Library System

Here is a list of recommended books from our collection to aid you whether you’re looking to better handle or save your money; working to reduce your debt and repair your credit; whether you’re starting out in your financial life or hoping to build that nest egg.

  • Personal Finance For Dummies by Eric Tyson (2012)
  • Money Rules: The Simple Path To Lifelong Security by Jean Chatzky (2012)
  • The Money Class: How To Stand In Your Truth And Create The Future You Deserve by Suze Orman (2012)
  • How To Be Richer, Smarter, And Better-Looking Than Your Parents by Zac Bissonnette (2012)
  • Smart Consumer's Guide To Good Credit: An Expert's Guide To All The Tools You Need To Get Good Credit In A Bad Economy by John Ulzheimer (2012)
  • Teach Yourself Investing In 24 Easy Lessons by Ken Little (2012)
  • The Debt-Free Spending Plan: An Amazingly Simple Way To Take Control Of Your Finances Once And For All by JoAnneh Nagler. (2013)

Websites We Recommend

Plus, check out this list of websites we recommend that educate on financial responsibility for every stage of life. Get help on consumer credit and loans; preventing foreclosure; investing in your 401(k); avoiding scams or identity theft; or knowing your rights and options when managing your student loans. Some links are in Spanish.