Saturday, February 7, 2009

Money, money, money

Do you follow economic news closely? These days, most people do. The economy affects us all.

A new website aims to track federal subsidies. Take a look at

It is an initiative of Pew Charitable Trusts and says it ' aims to raise public awareness about the role of federal subsidies in the economy. This new project, launched by The Pew Charitable Trusts, plans to create a searchable database of federal subsidies and publish the data online. Over the next few years, the project will build this subsidy database industry sector by industry sector." The first entry is on TARP funds.

Libraries provide books and periodicals on family budgeting and financial planning. Check the 330 non fiction section or ask a staff member for help.