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Featured Books: Finances
Get a Financial Life: personal finance in your twenties and thirties by
Call Number: HG179 .K59 2009 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2009
If you've been meaning to get your finances in shape but have no idea where to start, this is your playbook. From tracking your spending to finding deals on insurance to navigating the new world of homebuying, this easy-to-understand, comprehensive guide provides an up-to-date road map of the world of personal finance.
Paying for College Without Going Broke, 2016 Edition by
Call Number: LB2337.4 .C465 2015 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2015
Helps students and their families maximize financial aid eligibility, follow line-by-line strategies on forms, and understand long- and short-term saving tactics.
The Student's Guide to Financial Literacy by
Call Number: HG179 .L3378 2010 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2010
Presenting a broad array of financial knowledge, this interesting, easily understandable book will aid students and young adults in achieving their desired levels of wealth, success, and overall financial and personal fulfillment.
Featured Books: Home & Living
Renters' Rights: The Basics by
Call Number: KF590.Z9 P673 2015 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2015
Aimed at everyone from the new renter on the block to more seasoned tenants who just want to know the basics, this primer is packed with the critical legal and practical information that every renter needs.
My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag ... and Other Things You Can't Ask Martha by
Call Number: TX324 .K48 2014 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2014
The author of the hit column 'Ask a Clean Person' offers a hilarious and practical guide to cleaning up life's little emergencies. Jolie takes on questions ranging from the basic - how do I use a mop? - to the esoteric - what should I do when bottles of homebrewed ginger beer explode in my kitchen?
The Useful Book by
Call Number: TX162.2 .B69 2016 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2016
A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you'd had them.
101 Ways to Go Zero Waste by
Call Number: TD793.9 .K45 2019 Life Skills
Publication Date: 2019
This is a practical, friendly blueprint of realistic lifestyle changes for anyone who wants to reduce their waste.
Financial Literacy Research Guide
Information and resources for learning about a variety of basic financial concepts, such as managing student loans, credit, investing, and renting. Includes web resources and books available at Collins Library.
Student Financial Services
Coordinates student applications for financial assistance, including scholarships, loans, and student employment.
University of Puget Sound Student Life
Provides information about campus living and student activities including Greek Life, Orientation, Outdoor Programs, Student Programs, and Wheelock Student Center.
Living Off Campus
Tips and resources for living off campus from University of Puget Sound Student Life.
Consumers face many challenges in the marketplace. Use these resources to help you solve your consumer problems. This page can help you prevent identity theft, find out how and where you can check your credit, show you resources for managing money, and much more.
The U.S. government's website for the basics of financial literacy.
Institute for Financial Literacy
The mission of the Institute for Financial Literacy is to make effective financial literacy education available for all American adults.
Federal Student Aid Budget Calculator
Budgeting tips to help you determine the total cost of your education, your living expenses, and estimate your total available income.
Student Debt Crisis
Site focused on all issues pertaining to student debt ranging from recent financial news to strategies for paying off loans.
A mix of tutorials and inspiration for your living space.
Ask a Clean Person: the Podcast
Cleaning expert and advice columnist Jolie Kerr shares cleaning tips, answers reader questions and gets really real with a rotating cast of guests about the messes life throws our way.