Financial Literacy via MeL

From Eunice Borrelli - Michigan eLibrary Internet Librarian-

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Since March 2004, when the U.S. Senate passed Resolution 316 officially recognizing April as National Financial Literacy Month, organizations including libraries have provided resources and training for youth and adults. ALA’s Money Smart Week® initiative in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank (Chicago) offers many ideas and tools for bringing sound financial information to the public.  MeL databases can help too.  All of the following MeL databases contain information on investment, personal finances, real-life math, taxation, savings, banking, and related topics:  eBook Collection, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Research in Context, Britannica School, and Gale Legal Forms.  April 23-30, 2016 is designated ALA’s Money Smart Week®.
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