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Personal Finance Help for Unexpected Situations

Dealing With a Financial Emergency?

These books can help get you sorted out.

And follow these links if you’re a furloughed federal worker looking for information on unemployment benefits:


Lifelines For Money Misfortunes: How To Overcome Life’s Greatest Challenges
by Stephen M. Pollan and Mark Levine

Thirty three scenarios on life’s most trying catastrophes and what to do about them. Covers when you can’t make your loan payment, your child’s college fund has come up short, you’re facing large, uncovered medical bills or your adult child needs financial help and more.



Personal Finance for Dummies
by Eric Tyson

A primer for those just getting started or for those who need to refresher on the basics of personal finance



Money 911: Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved
by Jean Chatzky

Chatzy’s last book addresses urgent financial questions in such areas as, debt and investing, identity theft, and health care, and counsels readers on what steps to take now.



The Instant Survivor: Right Ways to Respond When Things Go Wrong
by Jim Moorhead

A 4-step system for conquering professional and personal crises.




Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez

An essential read for gaining control of their money and enjoying life.




The Behavior Gap: Simple Ways To Stop Doing Dumb Things with Money
by Carl Richards

Certified financial planner and Morningstar Advisor explains why we make bad choices with our money based on our emotions and demonstrates how we think is right regarding investments rarely is.



You can find more books on personal finance in multiple formats (eBooks, audiobooks, large type and more) in the Library catalog.


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