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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Money Matters


As we all look more carefully at how we spend scarce dollars these days, the library offers books on all aspects money management. Some of our new 2009 titles include:

365 Ways to Live Cheap: Your Everyday Guide to Saving Money
by Trent Hamm

Safe Money in Tough Times: Everything You Need to Know to Survive the Financial Crisis by Jonathan D. Pond

Miserly Moms: Living Well on Less in a Tough Economy by Jonni McCoy

Recession Proof Your Financial Life by Nancy Dunnan

Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties
by Beth Kobliner

The AARP Retirement Survival Guide: How to Make Good Financial Decisions in Good Times and Bad by Julie Jason

If you are looking for a reliable online resource, check out mymoney.gov, a Web site sponsored by the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission. It offers information and links for a variety of subjects such as budgeting and taxes, home ownership and planning for higher education, retirement and other life events.

Also, check out these upcoming library programs:

What's in Your Credit Report? Nov. 12, 11 a.m. Sherwood Regional Library
Review the information found in credit reports, how to use this report to guard against identity theft and how to dispute credit report errors. Presented by the Consumer Affairs Branch of the Fairfax County Department of Cable Communications and Consumer Protection. Adults.

Identity Theft. Nov. 16, 6:45 p.m. George Mason Regional Library Learn how to protect yourself from thieves who want to steal your information. Presented by Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greater Washington/MMI. Refreshments. Adults.

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