The State Library of Ohio has created a resources page for finding help in these difficult economic times. The resources are divided into the following categories.
Continuing our series of posts on resources that can help you in tough economic times, we focus now on money management. All of us can do better about how we spend money and a big part of that is being aware of how you spend money. Below are tools and tips for managing your money.
Unfortunately, in these uncertain financial times some homeowners are facing the possibility of foreclosure. Numerous resources exist to help homeowners prevent, as well as deal with, foreclosure. A good place to start is Save the Dream - Ohio's Foreclosure Prevention Effort. The following resources provide additional information and access to programs designed to help homeowners.
Additional Ohio resources include:
The following resource list comes from a handout from the Investment Resources Workshop sponsored by the Reference Department. The Library has numerous investment and financial resources to help individual investors grow their money. Reference librarians are always glad to assist our patrons in learning about our resources and how to use them.
Investment newsletters offer a happy medium between educating the investor and providing direct recommendations. They cover various sectors, markets, and investment philosophies. Which newsletter you follow will depend on what you wish to achieve through investing. The Hulbert Financial Digest monitors investment newsletter performance and may be a good place to start.
*Online access is available in the Library. See the Reference Staff for assistance.
Big Charts from MarketWatchThe Securities and Exchange Commission regulates the securities industry/stock market. One of its missions is investor protection, which comes in the form of investor education available on their Investor Information pages. The SEC's EDGAR database provides free public access to corporate information. Use the Investor's Guide to get started.
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