by Chantal W.

If you’ve always wanted to manage your personal finances better, these resources may help you get started. Everyone, from millennials to retirees, can benefit from careful financial planning that these guides offer. Selected books and websites on this topic are listed below:

Cagan, Michele. Budgeting 101: From Getting Out of Debt and Tracking Expenses to Setting Financial Goals.

Doyle, Nancy. Manage Your Financial Life.

National Consumer Law Center. Surviving Debt: Expert Advice for Getting Out of Financial Trouble.

Quinn, Jan Bryant. How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide.

Richardson, Conor. Millennial Money Makeover.

Useful websites:

A free program of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances.

Choose your saving goal and learn the right steps to take with this website.

Offers consumer resources to help you make financial decisions or take action (e.g. make a consumer complaint).

Offers information on personal finance topics, tools, and calculators.

Understand financial concepts and manage your money with this website.

Managed by the Federal deposit Insurance Corporation, this website’s resources organized around 5 principles of financial literacy.