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Financial Literacy

Did you ever wish you were better at making financial decisions? We know how important financial literacy is in today’s world, for all ages. Our librarians are trained to help you with your consumer finance learning needs.

There are many consumer finance resources available at CCPL that can help you develop sound financial principles and practices, and that can support your learning needs.

Basic Banking Services

Calculators and Tools

Consumer Protection / Identity Theft / Fraud / Online Safety

Credit and Debt Management 

Estate Planning

General Financial Literacy and Education for Everyone

Financial Literacy for Librarians and Educators

Frugal Living and Savvy Shopping

Higher Education and Saving for College

Housing / Mortgages / Foreclosures

Investing and Investor Education

CCPL Resources (Databases):

  • Morningstar 

Find up-to-date, comprehensive financial information on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds. Morningstar includes stock charts, portfolio building tools, independent analyst reports, and an Investing Classroom. 

                 •  Inside the library 
                 •  Outside the library 

To access Morningstar trainings, classes and guides click the "Help and Education" tab.

  • Value Line Research Center 

Value Line Research Center publications cover investment information and advice on stocks, mutual funds, options, convertible securities and special situation stocks.

                 •  Inside the library 
                 •  Outside the library 

To learn more, click the "Investment Education" tab for articles, videos and more.

Kids and Youth

We have several kits available for loan which help the entire family learn to manage their finances responsibility. Search the catalog for F.U.N. kits to check one out!

Local Resources

Money Management and Saving Basic



F.U.N. Kits and this compilation of resources was made possible by a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through Smart Investing @ your library, a partnership with the American Library Association 

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