Though in-person meetings have been suspended due to COVID 19 you may explore our Subject Guides listed on the right and use many Online Resources at home with your library card.
New! Learn to Bank Online
Banking is a task that can be accomplished online and this series of videos can help you get started. Ready, Set, Bank™, a completely free, easy to use, online program, has a series of micro-learning videos designed to equip older adults or any novice with step-by-step support, providing the basic skills to manage money and bank online. You can watch the entire series or select individual videos to learn new skills.
- The Benefits of Banking Online
- Online Banking Safety and Security
- Getting Started with Banking Online
- Stay on Top of Your Money
- Manage your Online Account
- Go to the "Subject Guides" box on the right hand side of this page to get tips about budgeting, investing, student loans & preparing for retirement.
Financial Coaching has been suspended while the Library is closed due to the response to COVID-19.
Take steps towards financial stability by meeting with a financial coach.
The Financial Coaching Corps of The Community Service Society of New York provides free and confidential help in developing positive financial skills, including:
- Improving credit by obtaining, reviewing and repairing credit reports;
- Using formal banking services and avoiding fringe services;
- Reducing debt by developing a debt management plan;
- Creating and using budgets to manage finances;
- Increasing savings to build assets;
- Applying for public benefits.
One-on-one financial coaching is offered by appointment only on Tuesdays from 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM at the Business & Career Center. Visit bklynlib.org/2ArMMFA to make an appointment.
Tax Help has been suspended while the Library is closed. Deadlines for filing and paying income tax have been changed to July 15. Visit the IRS website for answers to your questions:
- During tax season get free assistance filing your taxes from organizations such as AARP and the Food Bank.
Events & Classes
- Retirement Planning
- Money in Society
- Real Estate Investing
- Money & Finance for Teens
Retirement fail : the 9 reasons people flunk post-work life and how to ace your ownSullivan, Greg, 1957- author.
Slash your retirement risk : how to make your money last with a simple, safe, and secure investment planCook, James Christopher, 1971-
Retirement : your new beginning: leveraging over 1000 clients through their retirement for the past 20 yearsMiramontes, Sid
Don't retire broke : an indispensable guide to tax-efficient retirement planning and financial freedomRodgers, Rick (Financial planner)
Heroes & villains of finance : the 50 most colourful characters in the history of financeBaldwin, Adam N. S. G., 1987- author.
Before Babylon, beyond bitcoin : from money that we understand to money that understands usBirch, David (David G. W.)
My adventures with your money : George Graham Rice and the golden age of the con artistThornton, T. D.
Real estate investing 101 : from finding properties and securing mortgage terms to REITs and flipping houses, an essential primer on how to make money with real estateCagan, Michele
Buy, rehab, rent, refinance, repeat : the BRRRR rental property investment strategy made simpleGreene, David (Real estate agent)
Real estate investing for everyone : a guide to creating financial freedomStone, Martin, 1948- author.
Mastering the art of commercial real estate investing : how to successfully build wealth & grow passive income from your rental propertiesMarshall, Doug
The book on rental property investing : how to create wealth and passive income through smart buy & hold real estate investingTurner, Brandon.
The business of flipping homes : short-term real-estate investing for long-term wealthBronchick, William.
Long-distance real estate investing : how to buy, rehab, and manage out-of-state rental propertiesGreene, David (Real estate agent)
The age of cryptocurrency : how Bitcoin and digital money are challenging the global economic orderVigna, Paul.
The age of cryptocurrency : how bitcoin and the blockchain are challenging the global economic orderVigna, Paul.
The bitcoin guidebook : how to obtain, invest, and spend the world's first decentralized cryptocurrencyDeMartino, Ian
The teen money manual : a guide to cash, credit, spending, saving, work, wealth, and moreMcGuire, Kara.
The complete guide to personal finance : for teenagers and college studentsButler, Tamsen, 1974- author.
The infographic guide to personal finance : a visual reference for everything you need to knowCagan, Michele
Savings and investment information for teens : tips for a successful financial life, including facts about economic principles, wealth development, bank accounts, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and other financial tools.
College financing information for teens : tips for a successful financial life : including facts about planning, saving, and paying for postsecondary education, with information about college savings plans, grants, loans, scholarships, community and milit