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Personal finance is important to understand at any age. With so many resources, and so much information to absorb, these books make it easy and enjoyable to learn about personal finance.

Teens
The Complete Guide to Personal Finance: For Teenagers by Tamsen Butler
This book is not only informative, but an easy-to read book, as it keeps readers entertained and eager to keep reading. The purpose of this book is not to tell the readers what to do, but to educate them on the various options and the possible results of one’s choices.

20 something’s
Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By by Cary Siegal
Unlike many of the personal money management books out there, this book is a quick, easily digested read that focuses more on the qualitative side than the quantitative side of personal money management. The book includes eight important lessons focusing on 99 principles that will quickly and memorably enhance any individual’s money management acumen.

Any age
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki 
This is a great book. It allows you to think about how the wealthy think versus how the middle class think. This book actually tells a story which makes it a very easy and enjoyable read. It tells the story of Robert Kiyosaki and his two dads—his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad—and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing.

30 and 40 year olds
Personal Finance for Dummies by Eric Tyson
Eric Tyson, MBA, is a nationally recognized personal finance counselor and the author of numerous For Dummies titles. This is a go-to resource for learning about investing, budgeting, debt, taxes – everything you will need to know about personal finance and how to successfully manage your money.

The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
The best way to get what you want is to learn from those who have it right? The Millionaire Next Door identifies seven common traits that show up again and again among those who have accumulated wealth.

50’s plus
The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions by Carrie Schwab Pomerantz
Schwab does an excellent job addressing the financial issues many face in this time of life from putting kids through college to realistic ways you can still save for retirement if you really haven’t started yet. She tackles these and other tough topics with straightforward advice and useful resources.

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Features of the Financial Planner:

  • Keep track of what you owe, own, and your budget
  • Template to help you efficiently budget
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