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

 

Welcome to Financial Literacy

  • 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, invest with confidence and plan for retirement, and avoid fraud and scams.

 
 
 
 
 


Teachers and Librarians Are Saying...

"Highly readable and researchable...The inclusion of financial calculators is brilliant. This is a landmark resource. 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:

  • Instant translation offers articles in over 50 languages
  • Text-to-speech reads articles aloud to support struggling readers and ELLs
  • Curriculum-correlated content, including Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
  • Interactive calculators provide tools for success in budgeting, mortgage repayment, student and auto loans, and savings and retirement
  • 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