April is Financial Literacy Month

April 1, 2016

aprilFinancial Literacy Month is a month dedicated to improving one’s education of personal finances in America. As we commemorate this month, GPO would like to make you aware of some excellent resources related to the topic.

First, the Financial Literacy Month website offers tips and advice for financial wellness. They have a 30 step program and a pledge you can take to make a commitment to your own financial literacy and wellness.

The US Senate’s Committee on Finance provides information about legislation regarding different aspects of finance, such as Social Security Benefits, taxes, and coverage.

Visit the IRS to get tax information. They also offer many resources to obtain information and assistance.

GPO’s Catalog of Government Publications offers many resources for both personal and commercial finances. These are a few:

Similarly, govinfo also offers many resources regarding personal, commercial, and national finances. Here are a few:

The US Government Bookstore also offers a variety of resources regarding this subject. Here are a few:cfpb_your_home_loan_toolkit_small_final_single_crop2_Page_01


There are several ways to obtain these resources.

You can click the links on any of the publications to either read it for free or purchase it. If you want to do your own research you can also click on the links for the CGP, govinfo, or the Bookstore and use the search bar.

Shop Online Anytime: You can buy eBooks or print publications —with FREE Standard Shipping worldwide— from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore at http://bookstore.gpo.gov.

 Shop our Retail Store: Buy a copy of any print editions from this collection at GPO’s retail bookstore at 710 North Capitol Street NW, Washington, DC 20401, open Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except Federal holidays, Call (202) 512-0132 for information or to arrange in-store pick-up.

Order by Phone: Call our Customer Contact Center Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5:30 pm Eastern (except US Federal holidays). From US and Canada, call toll-free 1.866.512.1800. DC or International customers call +1.202.512.1800.

Visit a Federal depository library: Search for U.S. Government publications in a nearby Federal depository library. You can find the records for most titles in GPO’s Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.

About the Author: Teresa Mock is an intern with GPO’s Library and Content Management division.




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