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PATF financial education book

Pennsylvania Assistive Technology Foundation (PATF) has announced the release of the 6th edition of its financial education book, Cents and Sensibility: A Guide to Money Management. This new edition contains updates to all the topics covered before, with the addition of a new chapter about housing, and a new section on supported decision-making. Topics covered include:

  • Money mapping (budgeting);
  • An overview of where to keep your money;
  • How to save safely, including information about PA ABLE and a comparison with Special Needs Trusts;
  • Borrowing money and understanding credit;
  • Housing, including information about insurance;
  • Funding your assistive technology;
  • Adult decision-making, including a new section on supported decision-making; and
  • A Financial Independence Checklist for transition-age youth.

Cents and Sensibility, 6th edition is available for download as a 508 compliant PDF on their website.