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Selected Personal Finance Websites

These are a few of the many free popular websites offering information and advice to individual investors. Find real-time stock prices, interest rates, business news, and basic knowledge about investment types and strategies.

Personal Finance Titles

Personal Finance QuickStart Guide

Author, podcaster, and financial advisor Morgen B. Rochard has distilled a career's worth of experience in the financial world into an uncommonly helpful guide to the common money problems we all face. Filled with personal stories told in her straightforward and candid style, this book is the missing ingredient for anyone who wants to take control of their finances and live their most fulfilled life.

Personal Finance 101

Get your financial life in order--from saving and investing to taxes and loans--with this comprehensive, accessible guide to everything you need to know about finance. Personal Finance 101 will provide you with all the skills you need to make good financial decisions and grow your personal wealth. Full of must-have advice and organized in an easy-to-read format, this book provides a wealth of knowledge on personal finance basics. Use this guide and make the most of the money you have, plan for future purchases like a house or a vacation, save for retirement, or simply become more financially responsible.

How to Adult

Drawing on years of teaching personal finance in the high school classroom, as well as valuable life experience as a young professional, Jake Cousineau introduces topics ranging from compound interest and mutual funds to Roth IRAs and insurance deductibles. Each chapter contains straightforward explanations, practical examples, revealing anecdotes, and hands-on tools that will help you to jump-start your personal financial journey.

Finance for Normal People

Finance for Normal People teaches behavioral finance to consumers, savers, investors, and managers - corporate managers, money managers, financial advisers, and all other financial professionals.The book guides us to know our wants. It teaches financial facts and human behavior, including making cognitive and emotional shortcuts and avoiding cognitive and emotional errors such as overconfidence, hindsight, exaggerated fear, and unrealistic hope. And it guides us to banish ignorance, gain knowledge, and increase the ratio of smart to foolish behavior on our way to what we want. Available both in print and as an e-book.