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Super Sites & Learn About Money

  • The 10 Commandments of Money: Survive and Thrive in the New Economy

    The 10 Commandments of Money: Survive and Thrive in the New Economy

    Weston, Liz Pulliam.
  • Your Money or Your Life : 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence

    Your Money or Your Life : 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence

    Robin, Vicki.
  • Super Sites & Learn About Money
    • Blogs
    • Financial Calculators

      Financial calculator sites offer worksheets and online step-by-step tools to estimate, calculate, and help evaluate a broad range of financial decisions for paying debts, budgeting, financing college, purchasing a car or home, planning savings and investments to meet goals or for retirement, etc.

    • Financial Portals & Media Sites
      • General Portals
        • Microsoft and Money Magazine team up for one of the larger financial portals offering data, articles, news, advice and educational content.

        • One of the largest, non-government business portals with company and stock information, current financial news and financial literacy resources.

      • Government Portals
      • Library Database Portals
        • Offers data and reports on stocks, mutual funds, exchange traded funds, bond information, companies, industries, and the economy. Accessible outside of the library for those with a currently valid Los Angeles Public Library card or e-card.

      • Major Financial Media Sites
        • News, data, articles, and rankings for the investor, from the Wall Street Journal digital network.

        • News, information, videos and tools for portfolio tracking and other investor interests from Bloomberg media.  Includes section for Bloomberg Businessweek.

        • The CBS Network's financial media portal including articles, research data, videos, and blogs from well-known advisers.

        • A large media site that offers news, articles, data, videos from their programs, tools, blogs, and other resources.

        • Business and investor oriented news, articles, columnists and blogs, including sections on investing, retirement, wealth management, personal finance.

        • Fox News sourced news, articles, data, and videos with content from their programs.

        • For the serious investor, a Los Angeles-based business newspaper with national coverage of news, business articles, investment data, and financial educational information. Access to in-depth content requires a subscription. Oriented to promoting the publisher's, William J. O'Neil's system of technical investing.

        • Kiplinger is a publisher of magazines and newsletters; this site offers current news. personal finance, business, investing, retirement, and financial advice.
        • Top source for business coverage of local corporations, projects, employment, economics and politics. Includes the Lists of largest Los Angeles companies by business types.

        • Offers news, blogs, columnists, with a local focus on business, jobs, and real estate.

        • A part of the Wall Street Journal digital network with financial news and investing information.
        • Microsoft and Money Magazine team up for one of the larger financial portals offering data, articles, news, advice and educational content.

        • A source for news, articles, media presentations, a number of tools and calculators such as the Fund Screener, Financial Tune-up, Renting vs. Home Buying, and financial guides covering a broad spectrum of issues.
        • From publishers of long-time news magazine now offered exclusively online. The site offers articles, blogs, news, tools, ratings, calculators covering personal finance, retirement, mutual funds, business & economy, and careers.
        • News, articles and tools including for rates and stock screening, plus section focusing on Personal Finance.

        • Major financial newspaper site offers news, data, articles, videos, blogs; personal finance section has how-to information on all areas of personal finance.
    • Learn About Money
      • General Beginner Sites
        • Free internet-based economic and personal finance lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students. Offers over 700 lessons, each with a teacher's version as well as a student's version. From the Council for Economic Education.

        • Offers basic, self-paced tutorials with money management tips for budgeting, retirement planning, smart shopping, and more.
        • Offers basic, interactive lessons to experience these daily challenges with money without real-world consequences.

        • Jump$tart is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources

      • General Intermediate to Advanced Sites
        • This site is a free program of the nation's certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.
        • Offers many personal finance and money topics; sites are authored by freelance guides and contributors with experience and background in their fields. is an brand.

        • Major web site publisher of financial rate information (mortgages, savings, etc.) also provides informational articles on banking, personal finance, investing, loans, etc..

        • A set of lessons offering a step-by-step guide to gaining control of your financial life.

        • Offers multilingual (Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, and others) financial education materials, including brochures, training manuals and PowerPoint presentations. Also see separate link listed below for MoneyWi$e, a national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One.
        • From the publishers and authors of the well-known "For Dummies" books. Web sites offers selections of "how-to" information, "cheat sheets", videos, etc.

        • A financial literacy clearinghouse featuring Consumer Action’s MoneyWi$e multilingual educational materials, headline news on personal finance topics and recommended publications created by other organizations and government agencies. The materials focus on financial services, sound financial planning and debt management, saving for emergencies and retirement and how to avoid frauds and scams.

        • Microsoft and Money Magazine team up to offer a large number of articles, worksheets, and calculator tools for the basics of managing personal finances

        • From Visa (credit card company) working with consumer advocates and educators to provide educational content and resources. Offered in English, Spanish, and Chinese for the United States, plus offers international sites targeted to audiences in other countries in their native languages.
        • Site from nonprofit National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) offers guidance and education for financial decisions in all stages of life.

      • Government Sites
        • For both individual use and as a supplement to classroom teaching. From the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
        • From the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission: links to a variety of federal government web sites offering education, guidance, tools, etc. on a broad range of personal finance topics.
        • Learn about consumer issues, taxes, unclaimed money, investing, credit help, and more.

      • Library Databases

        Database also accessible outside of the library for those with a currently valid Los Angeles Public Library card or e-card.

        • Several subscription services are available through the library and offer free courses. In particular, Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life and ed2go), Learning Express Library, and Universal Class offer courses on personal financial topics such as making and saving money, homeownership, investing, etc.


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