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Financial Literacy

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Join us in-person or online to master basic financial literacy, such as understanding budgeting or ways to improve and maintain a good credit score. Learn how to make informed financial decisions, effectively manage household finances, and strive toward financial independence!

You can also browse a wide selection of e-books and downloadable audiobooks in OverDrive's Finance collection. If you have never borrowed from OverDrive or used their Libby app before, information to get started can be found here.

Need help? Ask a Library staff member at any of our locations or call, text or email Ask-a-Librarian. The Tinker Station helpline at (317) 275-4500 is also available.

Programs

Connecting to Personal Financial Resources
Learn more about resources that can help you better understand your basic financial needs such as the difference between a credit union and a bank, basic accounts and what are they used for, what a credit score is, and more.

Indy Now Book Club Segment Good Reads About Money
The Library is thrilled to help host a book club on the Indy Now Morning Show with Ryan and Jillian on Fox59. Tune in at 10:00 am every other Wednesday to catch book recommendations and IndyPL program highlights from your own local librarians. Enjoy one of our recent segments Good Reads About Money featuring staff librarian Rachel Nevada Wood.

View on Demand Money Management Classes

Personal Finance Classes from LinkedIn Learning
Get the training you need to stay ahead in these expert-led courses on Personal Finance. Numerous courses about personal finance are available including budgeting, personal investments, taxes, and more. Learn how to get started here.

Money Management Skills - What Everyday People Need to Know
Whether you're just getting started in life or contemplating retirement, this series offers a primer with all the information you need to build a financial plan to achieve your goals. To get started create a Kanopy account. If you need help a video tutorial is available.


New Personal Finance Books

Here are some newly-published personal finance books available now at IndyPL!

The Anxious Investor

Mastering the Mental Game of Investing

Nations, Scott

By using behavioral psychological practices and past market history, Scott Nations tells readers about how to become better investors during uncertain economic times.

My Money My Way

Taking Back Control of your Financial Life

Love, Kumiko

Kumiko Love shares best practices and her own personal stories of financial hardship on how to get ahead on your finances and build financial success.

Clean up your Credit

A Black Ops Guide to Credit Repair and Restoration

Mansfield, Robert J.

Mansfield's book gives the reader a step-by-step guide to repair credit.