Financial Education Book List for May

Little Rock, Ark. – Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan released his book suggestions today for the month of May for his new reading initiative, “Educate Your Financial Future.” This financial education initiative will focus 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:

“Just Saving My Money,” by Mercer Mayer (pre-k – 3rd grade)

“Twenty-Two Cents,” by Paula Yoo (1st – 4th grade)

“The Toothpaste Millionaire,” by Jean Merrill (5th-7th grade)

“The Richest Kids in America: How They Earn It, How They Spend It, How You Can Too,” by Mark Hansen (5th-9th grade)

“O.M.G.: Official Money Guide for Teenagers,” by Susan Beacham (4th-12th grade)

Watch Treasurer Milligan read “Just Saving My Money” with your children at this link!


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 $380 million in investment returns and has grown the investment portfolio’s receipts to some of the highest levels in nearly a decade.