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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.


Approaching Medicare Age? Considering Retirement? What You Need to Know!
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This session will teach you about Medicare, its costs and coverage, an overview of how it works, and all of your choices as you approach Medicare eligibility.

Free Community Shred Days and Electronic Recycling
Do you have documents you don't want to throw out in the trash? Visit us and take advantage of Free Community Shred Day to dispose of your documents safely and securely with Total Shred Solutions’ On-Site Paper Shredding & Secure Document Destruction Service.

Central Library Cutting the Cable Cord - Free to Stream
Adults looking for cheaper alternatives to pricey cable and satellite television packages are invited to learn about the pros, cons, and costs of streaming platforms such as Amazon and Netflix, including The Library's free streaming services.

Garfield Park Building Digital Literacy Skills - Tax Resources
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Come find out how to locate, print, and find resources to help prepare you to fill out your taxes. Plus, learn how to tell which websites are official government sites and which are not. Printing fees apply to printing tax documents.

Garfield Park Finding Mortgage Information Online
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This class will connect you with online resources to help you navigate finding and securing a mortgage. Basic computer skills are preferred.

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.