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Part I – Financial Environment: Understanding Access and Opportunity in a Turbulent World 

Chapter 1. The Financial World We Live In

Chapter 2. The Reality about Money: We Hate (and Love) to Talk about It

worksheets to start conversations and break money taboos

history of money, pay equity, and additional financial truths

Chapter 3. Are Financial Foundations the Root of All Evil?

For more details about financial institutions, check out

You can find helpful information about our economic system, financial institutions, and the products and services they offer

Chapter 4. I’m Not a Homo Economicus: Scarcity, Choice, and Irrational Behavior

Economics is a huge field of study with great books and resources to dig into. For free access to more information

Chapter 5. Deferred Dreams and Skin Color: Prejudice Makes Us All Poorer

 ideas on creating equitability public policies like Baby Bonds, and a publication called “The Color of Wealth” 

Part II – More Than Touchy-Feely: The Psychology, Attitudes, Behaviors, and Emotions of Money

Chapter 6. Past Memories, Present Decisions, and Future Hopes

For more inspiration, information, and a free First Money Memory worksheet

Chapter 7. What Do You Value? Personal, Cultural, and Financial Values

-Shalom Schwartz developed the Theory of Basic Human Values- free human values test
-info on values
-free CNN money type quiz here:

Chapter 8. Healthy Relationships Lead to a Rich Life

Part III – Nuts and Bolts: The Fundamental Knowledge of Financial Literacy

Chapter 9. Why Isn’t Financial Education Taught in Schools?
Advocate for financial education


To access more data and resources and to get involved, check out the Council for Economic Education ( and Next Gen Personal Finance (

For more education than you’ll find on your Instagram feed, including research on financial literacy in schools and how to get involved in your neighborhood

Chapter 10. Moving Beyond Basic
include how to search


Where can I find more personal finance-related resources?

A: Some trustworthy resources include these:


My Money,


National Endowment for Financial Education,


Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,


National Credit Union Administration,




Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,


American Institute of CPAs,

more money tips

Chapter 11. That Dirty B Word

If you’d like help with budgeting, consider the following resources:


Federal Trade Commission,


National Foundation for Credit Counseling,


Q: How can I compare the cost of living in different areas?

A: EPI’s family budgets provide a more accurate and complete measure of economic security in America,


Where can I go for career resources?

A: ONET Online,, and Career One Stop,, are resources to identify career growth opportunities. There are also plenty of resources for you to start or grow a business— is one place where you can get connected to local free business consulting. You can access free workshops, advice from experienced mentors, and a Small Business Resource Library here:


Q: What if I can’t pay a student loan?

A: Take action as soon as possible. You may qualify for forbearance, loan forgiveness, or other relief. Check out Federal Student Aid,



Q: Where can I go for tax help?

A: Start here at the websites of the IRS and government benefits: and

your nearest VITA site, free worksheets, and a family budget calculator that will help identify living wages and economic security in America

The cookbook Good and Cheap by Leanne Brown might be a helpful resource for you to learn to feed yourself on a $4-a-day food stamp budget (the ebook download is free):

Chapter 12. Stop Deferring Dreams. Set Goals

For encouragement, inspiration, and a free SMART goals tool

Chapter 13. Now or Later: Finding Balance with Saving and Investing

free investor quiz: You can take additional quizzes, learn about investment professionals, and more here:

America Saves,


Military Saves,


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,

and Acorns,

low-cost options like Acorns,
, Fidelity,, and Schwab,,
, has investing quizzes, tools, and plenty of resources

college-level finance courses. You can take free high quality [AED1] courses through Coursera or edX, or

BrokerCheck is a free tool to research the background and experience of brokers, advisers, and firms,

, instant access to an Identify Your Money Type tool, an Investment Risk Tolerance Quiz, and courses on cryptocurrencies


Chapter 14. To Your Credit: More Than Just a Score

loan terms to find the best interest rate and then negotiate the price of the vehicle
as and

FDIC High Cost Guide

credit conditions, check out
Survivor Agency & Justice
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence offers a free resource library on gender-based violence:

Domestic Shelters:

Women’s Law:

National Domestic Violence Hotline:, 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224

National Sexual Assault Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,

Federal Trade Commission (FTC),

free credit-related resources such as information on the use of credit in employment

Chapter 15. Don’t Judge Me. It’s Only Three Digits

To order your credit report, visit, or call (877) 322-8228. You can also download a free form to request your report by mail on my website,

credit scores, including a free booklet on understanding FICO scoring

Chapter 16. It’s Not Fake News: Scams, Fraud, and ID Theft

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency,

The FBI publishes a list of the most common scams and crimes as well as tips to avoid becoming a victim. The most up-to-date information can be found here:


Place a free, one-year fraud alert by contacting one of three credit bureaus. That company must tell the other two.




Chapter 17. Don’t Leave Shore without a Financial Life Preserver

compare rates. Here are a couple: (you don’t need to enter personal information) and

insurance options, including health, auto, home, life, disability, and business insurance, including free access to a 200-page guide to insurance

Chapter 18. How Healthy Is Your Estate?

Nolo provides legal forms, software, books, and e-books (

Understanding the Basics of Estate Planning guide and checklist

Thank you so much for reading my book! I sincerely these bonus resources are helpful. I’d love to hear what you have to say. I need your input to help as many people as possible to become financially capable.


Will you please take a moment to leave an honest review for this book on Amazon? Reviews are the best way to help other people learn about this valuable information.


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With sincere gratitude,


Matt Paradise

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