Money Smart at the Library

Get in the green, and stay out of the red with these helpful "money smart" resources and programs at your library.

Online Resources | Money Smart Programs | Free Tax Clinics and Other Resources

Premier Online Resources

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Research, data, and analysis for investors. Includes many portfolio tools to calculate asset mixes, retirement costs, college savings, and more.

Small Business Resource Center
Covers all major areas of starting and operating a business: financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, taxes, and more.

Value Line—Expanded Library Edition
Weekly online presentation of Value Line's Investment Survey. Analyst commentaries and rankings on current operations and future prospects for thousands of large, small, and mid-cap companies.

Also, in any library branch, you can ask a librarian to log you into Consumer Reports for product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more!

Money Smart Programs

Financial Checkup

Find out what's on your credit report and learn to manage your money, reduce debt, and increase savings. Presented by Katie Mills, GoodSkills Financial Literacy Tutor.

Budgeting 101, Cooper Branch, Monday, April 23, 12:00-1:00
Retired banker Zedda Viets explains budgeting and balancing accounts.

Insurance Questions Answered, Newton Branch, Monday, April 23, 6:00-7:00
Insurance can be an investment for the future. Learn how.

Money Management Games, Newton Branch, Monday-Saturday, April 23-28, all day
Learn money management skills as you play beneficial board games. Drop in! Grades K-12.

Credit Essentials

What's on your credit report and how to fix it. Presented by Katie Mills, GoodSkills Financial Literacy Tutor.

Saving Essentials

Presented by Rhonda Clyborne and Lauren Polen of the NSWC Federal Credit Union.

Estate Planning, Montross Branch, Thursday, April 26, 6:00-7:00
Local lawyer George Townsend answers estate planning questions.

Free Tax Preparation Clinics

We provide free income tax preparation clinics in association with the Rappahannock United Way, the AARP, and AmeriCorps through Rappahannock Goodwill Industries. Visit our Tax Answers page for more information, including dates, times, and what is required to bring at each clinic.

Looking for books to help you with your money management? We recommend these resource collections: