Hot Books on Money Matters

Stay cool, calm and collected with your finances

From Warren Buffett to TLC’s Extreme Couponing, the era of frugality is in vogue. Warning: consuming financial literature may be more fun than you think. Read on, financial wisdom seekers – if you dare.

You can’t say the words “personal finance” without mentioning Dave Ramsey. We’ve lots of the Ramsey titles you love, including the trusty favorite Total Money Makeover. Adults can teach children the fundamentals of finance with Ramsey’s Smart Money Smart Kids.

Take a tour of our Money Neighborhood; it offers a range of topics including investing, budgeting, retirement planning and women and finance. Be sure to check out the titles featured here to help your financial situation.

Online info for the younger sect! Is it time to teach your child about real-world finance and budgeting? Using comedy sketches and spoofs, the Biz Kid$ series entertains and informs. It’s available through our digital entertainment channel Hoopla. Access it at

smart is the new richAnd if that’s not enough fun for you, here are three more titles popular with our customers:

Smart Is the New Rich by Christine Romans

The Handy Personal Finance Answer Book by Paul A. Tucci

The Debt-Free Spending Plan by JoAnneh Nagler





the handy personal finance answer book

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