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Smart investing@your library

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Beginning in 2007, the FINRA Foundation has worked in partnership with the American Library Association to build library capacity for advancing financial capability and financial inclusion in diverse communities. This is the largest, longest serving and most comprehensive program of its kind.

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Over the years, the initiative has encompassed approximately 2,000 libraries, engaged over 850,000 individuals in impactful public programs, provided training and professional development for thousands of librarians, and expanded access to high-quality financial information resources and services for millions of library users nationwide.

Thinking Money For Kids

This multimedia financial literacy initiative for U.S. public libraries teaches children how to make smart financial choices and prepare for whatever the future holds. Visit Site >>

To learn more, visit Smart investing@your library or contact Robert Ganem at the FINRA Foundation.

Resources for Librarians

Looking to offer financial education programs and services for your library patrons? Check out this site from the American Library Association and the FINRA Foundation.
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Librarian Training

Improve your personal finance reference skills by taking these online courses. All of the courses are created by and for librarians and are updated quarterly.
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Library Grants

These demonstration grants support innovative efforts by public and academic libraries to meet financial education needs and advance financial inclusion at the community level.
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