This LibGuide is designed to provide you with a variety of physical and virtual resources pertaining to personal finances and money management.
Whether you're looking to learn about budgeting, saving, spending, investing or protecting your monetary funds, the following tools and resources should be of service.
Simply knowing the right search terms can help immensely in the research process. Some recommended search terms are:
You may try combining these terms with AND connectors. For instance, use AND to find results marked as being about both financial planning AND budgets.
Consumer Price Index: A report of price changes in the cost of living for items such as food, housing, transportation, healthcare, etc.
Credit Report: A report that details your credit history
Deduction: An expense you may subtract from your income to lower your taxable income
Financial Asset: A property or investment that has value that can be realized if sold
Financial Liabilties: Your outstanding loans and debts
Inflation: A rise in prices
Interest Rate: The rate lenders charge you to use their money
401(k) Plan: A type of retirement savings plan offered by many for-profit companies to their employees
You can find these and more definitions of financial terms in the following eBook:
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