Monday, April 02, 2012

Financial Tips

April is Financial Literacy Month, a great chance for you to evaluate your current financial situation and set some new financial goals. is your one stop shop to find answers to your most common financial questions.
  • You’ll find tips and financial advice centered on important life events, like the birth of a child, buying a home and retiring from your job. You can also find worksheets to help you set up a budget and calculators to determine how much you need to save for retirement and more.
  • Keeping track of all your financial accounts can be challenging. But you can streamline the process by taking advantage of tools like online banking and automatic bill paying to cut down on some of financial paperwork in your life. You can also learn how to use your bank’s mobile apps safely and effectively to manage your money while keeping your personal information safe.
  • No matter the state of the current economic climate, it’s always a good idea to try to save some money for emergencies or other unexpected expenses that might pop up. In Managing Your Money in Good Times and Bad, you’ll get tips on spending less, saving more and learn how to borrow money in a smart way so that you don’t get hit with overbearing interest rates.

See the library's display window this week for examples of books that you and your children can read together.  Get your kids started out on a secure financial path.

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