Money Smart Week at your library

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Join us at the Main Library during Money Smart Week to learn how to better manage your finances:

Check out financial titles


Try out online financial resources

Explore personal and business finance resources that you can access online with your library card:

  • Business Source Premier: Full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals covering all disciplines of business
  • Legal Information Reference Center: Legal forms and full-text legal reference books on popular topics
  • Lynda.com: Search “personal finance” to find courses designed to help you make smart decisions about money
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center: Comprehensive financial information on New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ, along with investment tools and educational features
  • Small Business Reference Center: Small business reference books and tools to address small business topics, including business videos, a help and advice section, and details on how to create business plans
  • Value Line: Access to Value Line’s leading publications, covering stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities, as well as educational articles

About Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week began as a coordinated effort of the Money Smart Advisory Council, a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy. The Chicago Fed convened the Council’s first meeting in July 2001, during which members agreed to share resources and ideas to achieve greater public awareness of the programs and services available in the city of Chicago.

“The result was Money Smart Week 2002—six days of focused presentations by community groups, financial institutions, government agencies, educational organizations, and financial experts, all designed to help consumers learn to better manage their personal finances.”moneysmartweek.org

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