Educate Your Financial Future: November Book Suggestions

Little Rock, Ark. – Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan released his book suggestions today for the month of November for his new reading initiative, “Educate Your Financial Future.” This financial education initiative focuses on teaching children in grades pre-K through 12th about saving money and spending wisely.

This month’s books are listed below. A description of each book will be available on the Treasury’s websiteFacebook and Twitter accounts:

“Those Shoes,” by Maribeth Boelts

“Not Your Parents’ Money Book,” by Jean Chatzky

“My First Book of Money: Counting Coins,” by Kumon Publishing

 “How to Turn 100 to 1,000,000,” by James McKenna

“The Kids’ Money Book: Earning * Saving * Spending * Investing * Donating,” by Jamie Kyle McGillian

Watch Treasurer Milligan read “Those Shoes” with your children here!


Dennis Milligan was elected Treasurer of State in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. The State Treasury is responsible for overseeing the state’s $4.5 billion portfolio. Since taking office in 2015, Milligan has receipted the state more than $400 million in investment returns and has grown the investment portfolio’s receipts to some of the highest levels in nearly a decade.