Rolling Hills Consolidated Library

Happy Financial Literacy Month!

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I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. –Steve Martin


Whether you are in the market for a fur sink or not, money is often in everyone’s thoughts.  The Library has numerous good books to help you make sense of your dollars and cents—-check out the list below:


The financial diet: a total beginner’s guide to getting good with money

a great primer for people who are new to personal finance concepts




Credit repair: make a plan, improve your credit score, avoid scams

The sensible strategies in Credit Repair help you take control of your finances, clean up your credit report and rebuild your credit.




You need a budget: the proven system for breaking the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, getting out of debt, and living the life you want

“A handy guide for readers looking to increase their financial literacy and manage their money carefully and successfully.” (Booklist)



How to make your money last: the indispensable retirement guide

provides savvy suggestions to people approaching, entering, or managing retirement




How to retire with enough money: and how to know what enough is

“Ghilarducci uses humor, easy-to-understand calculations, and personas to showcase how readers from varying walks of life can make sustainable retirement savings choices.” —Library Journal





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