February’s Suggested Books

Little Rock, Ark. – Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan released his book suggestions today for the month of February for his 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 suggested books are listed below. A description of each book will be available on the Treasury’s websiteFacebook and Twitter accounts:

“Just Shopping with Mom,” by Mercer Mayer

“A Chair for Mother,” by Vera Williams

“Why Money Was Invented,” by Neale S. Godfrey

“The Penny Pot,” by Stuart Murphy

“How to Manage Your Money When You Don’t Have Any,” by Erik Wecks

Watch Treasurer Milligan read “Just Shopping with Mom,” by Mercer Mayer 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. www.artreasury.gov.