30 Days to Financial Fitness
The Carmel Clay Public Library offers library patrons online access to the Morningstar Investment Research Center. The online investment database has information on over 30,000 stocks, mutual funds and exchange traded funds. It provides independent analysis, industry information, stock charts and even a series of web-based educational tutorials.
The database also provides an informative section with numerous articles and videos pertaining to investing, personal finance and the stock market. Click this link to go to available databases page. Then scroll down and click Morningstar. On the main Morningstar Investment Research Center page simply click "Articles and Video" on the top margin.
Additionally, Morningstar has published a booklet that can assist you to lay the proper groundwork to get organized and have a good view of your financial picture. Written by Christine Benz, Director of Personal Finance for Morningstar.com, this guide can coach you on completing one financial-planning task per day, with an eye toward getting in the best financial shape possible. Titled 30 Days to Financial Fitness, topics in the booklet include how to build a retirement portfolio, how to check your credit report, maximizing the benefits of an IRA and exploring options for college savings.
CCPL has a limited number of copies of this excellent resource available to the public. While supplies last, please stop by the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the library and ask for a free copy of 30 Days to Financial Fitness.
If you have any further questions please stop by the Reference Desk or call 844-3362.