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Financial Literacy Month-- The Best Resources, Books and Podcasts

Financial Literacy Month-- The Best Resources, Books and Podcasts

Personal finance doesn’t have to be confusing. For financial literacy month, we want to help you understand the fundamentals of finance so you can learn how to manage and grow your money. Statistics show that only 24% of millennials understand basic financial concepts. That’s why we made it our mission to make financial terms simple so you can start saving and investing.

Free Guides and Templates

Buying a Home with Student Debt

The idea of buying a home can be overwhelming. We get asked all the time, “Where do I even start?” Our home buying guide will walk you through the process if you are just starting to think about buying a home.

Get the guide here.

Latinx Guide

Latinx have $1.7 trillion in buying power but are building less wealth than the generational population. As a group whose children will represent 1 of every 3 children in the US by 2050, we owe it to ourselves to embark on this journey.

Get the guide here.

Budget Template

The current pandemic has made us reassess our finances. It is important more than ever to know where your money is going.

Get the template here.

Personal Finance Books

The Richest Man in Babylon by George Samuel Clason

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It All Starts With a Budget by Kimberly Washington

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I Don’t Want to Die Poor by Michael Arcenfaux

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Real Money Answers for Every Woman by Patrice C. Washington

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Perfect Credit by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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The Money Manual by Tanya Rapley

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Personal Finance Podcasts

Yo Quiero Dinero

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Hosted by Jannese Torres-Rodriguez, Latina money expert, entrepreneur, and business coach. Each week she speaks on topics like entrepreneurship, building wealth, investing, and mindset.

Brown Ambition

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Mandi Woodruff, a personal finance journalist, and Tiffany, known as “The Budgetnista” help you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing, and making smart career choices-- on your own terms!

Mind your Money by Missbehelpful

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Yanely, also known as “Missbehelpful” shares inspiring stories of people that will help you get your money right!

Journey to Launch- launching you to financial freedom

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Jamila Souffrant is a certified financial educator instructor, blogger, and money coach! This podcast explores all aspects of reaching financial freedom; from increasing income, becoming tax-efficient, paying off debt, investing, saving & learning how to retire early and wealthy.

Actionable steps you can take now

  • Use financial literacy month to create a financial vision board of your goals.
  • Sync your student loans to get them all in one place by using Snowballwealth.
  • Go through your bank statements to see where your money is going and create a budget

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