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FINRA Investor Knowledge Quiz

Millions of Americans and countless others around the world invest in the U.S. equities markets, some directly, others through pension plans, mutual funds and other vehicles. While some investors rely on investment professionals for advice, others choose to chart their own investment course. But regardless of exactly where they invest and whose advice they seek, The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) believes all investors should have access to basic educational information about investing.

Welcome to the Mind Your Money Blog!

These resources are here to help you learn about saving, investing and planning your financial future. Visit the links on the right for more resources specific to your needs and follow this blog for the latest news in financial literacy!

Mind Your Money Basic and Advanced Classes Announced for Early 2016

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is pleased to announce that we will offer the complete Mind Your Money series of classes to the general public January though March of 2016.

DailyWorth Recommends 7 Personal Finance Podcasts

If you’re somehow unaware of the cultural obsession with podcasts, you’re seriously missing out. Plain and simple: Podcasts are an excellent way to learn about money. While there are a number of personal finance podcasts out there, many of us lack the higher-level financial literacy to truly benefit. But these seven are incredibly accessible — well-produced, excellently researched, full of big personality, and on heavy rotation with the DailyWorth staff.

Congratulations to Ariel Breaux!

Congratulations to our latest Kindle winner, Ariel Breaux. Ariel attended an Advanced Smart Investing class at Redstone MWR and shared her experiences in a survey which qualified her for the prize drawing.

Pictured are from left to right are Sue Royer (HMCPL Deputy Director), Ariel Breaux (Winner) and Marianne Lenox (HMCPL Administrative Coordinator).

Congratulations to our eBook Winner!

Congratulations to our eBook winner, Shawn Hays of ALATEC, Inc., who has won a Kindle Touch with Wi-Fi. To qualify for inclusion in the drawing, Mr. Hays completed an online survey letting us know of his experience with our Smart Investing "Basic Stock Valuation" series of classes. 

Archived recordings of all our Financial Literacy classes now available!

Archived recordings of all of our Mind Your Money Financial Literacy classes are now available! Please click on the following links to access the recordings in a new browser window:

Basic Stock Valuation Classes set for March 16th and 23rd at 6:30pm, Downtown

You're eager to buy individual stocks, but you just don’t know how to get started. Boost your investing know-how with a free two-part course at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.

Basic Stock Valuation is an advanced course presented as an extension of the library’s Mind Your Money financial literacy program. The two-part course will be offered on Mondays, March 16 and 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30. in the second-floor Events Room at the Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe St. Light refreshments will be served.

Archived Recording of Basic Stock Valuation (Part 2)

An archived recording of Basic Stock Valuation: Advanced Financial Literacy (Part 2) is now available at Part 1 is available at

Stay tuned for recordings of Basic Financial Literacy Parts 1-4!


Archived Recording of Basic Stock Valuation (Part 1)

An archived recording of Basic Stock Valuation: Advanced Financial Literacy (Part 1) is now available at Please join us for Part 2 on January 29th!