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Money and Human Beings: Getting Started

This research guide was created to support Prof. Dean Ramser's English 105 research assignment.

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This money guide supports financial literacy, the ability to understand how money works and how to manage money effectively.

Want to know where to start your research? Click on the above tabs to find lists of books, journal titles and recommended databases, primary sources and recommended reliable websites.

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Keyword Suggestions

Reference sources are great starting point to begin any research. Books are the most reliable source of information. Articles from journals, magazines, newspapers and the Internet provide the most updated data. You however need to use the right terms to describe your research topic. Use of Keywords can then be applied in any type of search from using the library catalog, to database searches and of course the Internet. The following are some common keywords used for searching information about money.

  • debt
  • personal finance
  • Money and education
  • College cost
  • Financial literacy
  • Students finance
  • Personal budgets
  • student loans
  • Money and people

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"The responsible use of credit is essential to the efficient functioning of our economy, but it is increasingly clear that many young people are ill-prepared to handle credit responsibly."       

- Senator Paul S. Sarbanes, from the government document, The Importance of Financial Literacy Among College Students, 2002                 

quote by BFranklin