Informational Booklets

Our Financial Education team has compiled the following publications to help you improve your personal finances. These booklets will provide you with the tools to help you better manage your hard-earned income, plan for the future and build wealth. The topics range from credit cards to budgets to talking with your children about money.

Personal Finance
  • Finance 101 for New Graduates

    As you join the world of work, realize that you have a tremendous power to shape your financial future. That’s because you hold the greatest of all assets---time! The ability to set goals and know what needs to be done to reach them begins the exciting journey toward financial maturity.
  • Four Good Reasons to Save Money This Year

    It isn't hard to find financial advice on how to save money, but have you ever thought about why saving money matters so much? Sure, it's important to set aside money for retirement, for the kids' college education and for those unexpected life expenses, but there's another reason why it's more blessed to save than it is to spend. Saving money makes you a happier person.
  • Setting Up Your Budget

    If you don't know where your money goes, you'll live and spend from day to day with no clear idea of how much money is moving in and out of your accounts. To help you figure it all out, follow the four simple steps in this article.

Educational Resources

Invest In What’s Next: Life After High School
Help students navigate their first major financial decision – what path to pursue after high school. Through online, self-directed lessons, students build personal finance knowledge and skills to help implement a plan that’s right for them.

My Money
My Money is an educational workbook for students in elementary school. Topics include money, coin equivalents, jobs, goods, services and barter.

Richmond Fed Economic Education Homepage
This is the homepage for the Economic Education department. Here you’ll find economic and financial literacy lesson plans and activities for students in K-12 and beyond.

Top 10 Non-Tech Activities for the Personal Finance Classroom
This top 10 list of NGPF resources don't require technology. This list ranges the gamut in topics covered as well as in types of activities.

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