Featuring articles and self-help tools on topics including:
Financial Tools and Calculators Resources for Teachers and Librarians Interactive Activities


Welcome to Financial Literacy

Best Overall Reference Source K–12, LMC/ARBA Best of Reference Award!

  • How do I create a budget?
  • How long will it take me to pay off my credit card?
  • What does it mean when a mortgage is “underwater”?
  • What are the best college savings plans?

From personal and household finance to market economics and globalization, Rosen Digital’s Financial Literacy database makes economics and money management easy to understand and highly engaging. Database articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement, and avoid fraud and scams.


Teachers and Librarians Are Saying...

“The information in this database feels personalized, as though written to an individual reading it. It will be great for business and economics courses as well as math, personal finance, and career courses.”
—LMC/ARBA Best of Reference Award

“Highly readable and researchable...The inclusion of financial calculators is brilliant. This is a landmark resource for students to educate them and help them apply these concepts. Highly recommended.”
—Library Media Connection

“This was exactly what we needed. We matched every single one of our Financial literacy objectives with something in your database so we didn’t need a textbook.”
—Lori Donovan, Instructional Specialist, Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA

Database features include:

  • Up-to-date, widely encompassing topic coverage helps students become college-prepared and career-ready
  • Instant translation offers articles in over 50 languages
  • Text-to-speech and text highlighting support struggling readers and ELLs
  • Curriculum-correlated content, including Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts and Math
  • Interactive calculators provide tools for success in budgeting, mortgage repayment, student and auto loans, and savings and retirement
  • Lesson plans and program ideas provide roadmaps for an introduction to financial literacy
  • Dynamic videos bring economics to life
  • Quizzes and polls invite users to test their knowledge and share their opinion
  • Social bookmarking lets users share articles with friends and family
  • iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, and netbook compatible
  • The Young Entrepreneurs Story (YES) Project allows young entrepreneurs to share their successes, challenges, and advice with other aspiring young leaders.