April 2023 Resource Spotlight: Weiss Financial Ratings Series

April is Financial Literacy Month! And with tax day just around the corner, it's the perfect time to look at one of the Library’s free resources that helps with financial literacy: Weiss Financial Ratings Series., opens a new window

Looking for tips on creating a budget? Want to learn about checking accounts? Curious about investing and preparing for retirement? Weiss Financial Ratings Series, opens a new window has helpful guides to choose from that cover all those topics and more. When you visit this resource, click on Financial Literacy Tools and then choose from:

  • Consumer Guides
  • Financial Literacy Basics
  • Financial Literacy: Planning for the Future
  • Financial Literacy: How to Become an Investor
  • Financial Literacy for Teens
  • Free Financial Planning Tools

The Free Financial Planning Tools are downloadable worksheets that cover topics such as comparing home and auto insurance quotes, determining life insurance needs, and planning for long-term care insurance.

This is also a great resource to check how your bank or credit union is rated, along with comparing insurance companies and their ratings. To find their ratings, type the company name in the search box or click on Safety Ratings. In fact, for help with insurance planning, click on Medigap. Here, you can fill out a quick request to receive a free Medicare supplement insurance planning report. The report is created and available to print within minutes of putting in your request.

If you’d like to learn even more about Weiss Financial Rating Series, opens a new window, try this Niche Academy, opens a new window tutorial.