Business | Finance | Investing

AJPL Business website links

International business websites, legal websites, general business information websites, financial assistance websites, business planning websites gathered by the AJPL library staff.

Annual Credit Report.com

Free credit reports

Arizona Small Business Development Center Network

Arizona’s largest and most accessible statewide source of assistance for small businesses in every stage of development. The AZSBDC Network has 26 locations across the state including Casa Grande.

Basics of Budgeting

Only 39 percent of Americans have and follow a budget, according to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Having a plan for your money can help you pay your bills on time, stay out of debt and save for the future. Here is a step by step guide to creating a monthly budget.

Budget Worksheets

Take control of your finances with our printable budget worksheets. We have several different worksheets to start out with, or you can even create your own.

Entrepreneur.com

Free tips and articles that are excerpts from the Entrepreneur magazine.  Advertisements along the sides.

FDIC Money Smart

Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.

Financial Tips for Twenty-Somethings

You’re on your own now. You’ve finished school, are working your first real job, and maybe you’re even buying a home or getting married. Here are a few tips to help you start managing your finances.

Investor.Org (from the SEC)

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is aware of the limitations on their enforcement resources, so they hope this site can help the members of the public educate themselves and protect their money. The site has a laundry list of features including definitions of commonly used terms, interest and fee calculators, a background check for financial professionals, and tips on how to avoid fraud. For anyone new to investing or who might want to check out a new financial professional, this site is tremendously helpful.

JumpStart.org
JumpStart.org

Jump$tart is a coalition of diverse financial education stakeholders. These organizations work together to educate and prepare our nation’s youth for life-long financial success.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

The Morningstar Investment Research Center was designed for individual investors and includes research on more than 30,000 stocks, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The database also allows you to build and test a portfolio and to take interactive workshops and classes to sharpen your investing skills.

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Motley Fool
Motley Fool
MyMoney.gov
MyMoney.gov
NASAA Investor Education

State and provincial securities regulators have a long tradition of protecting investors through financial education.

Investing means putting your money to work so it can make more money.  It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and it’s not gambling.  Being an informed investor means having a plan and understanding each of your investments.

Whether you’re new to investing or already investing, NASAA and its members provide a variety of online investor education resources for investors of all ages.

Prosperity Now

Prosperity Now was an early leader in the creation and growth of IDAs as a practice, and later as a federal and state policy strategy for building economic security.

Value Line (use this link when inside the library)

Value Line is a comprehensive source of information and advice on the stock market and the economy. It provides in-depth financial information, objective research, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

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Value Line (use this link when outside the library)

Value Line is a comprehensive source of information and advice on the stock market and the economy. It provides in-depth financial information, objective research, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.

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