These 5 books on personal finance written by black women will help you get your wallet in shape

We all know that money makes the world go round, and if you really want to lead a healthy and successful life, money is a major component. Unfortunately, a large number of individuals in the United States find it difficult to manage their finances. Although unfortunate, it is understandable. Only seven states require schools to offer a stand-alone finance course, and lawmakers in 25 states and the District of Columbia just began introducing financial education bills this year.

Moreover, according to the data, about 62% of men are financially literate compared to about 52% of women. Similarly, data shows that about 64% of adults living in high-income households are financially literate, compared to about 47% of adults living in low-income households.

But, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Tons of resources are available in different mediums, but nothing beats a good book.

We’ve put together a list of personal finance books that will help you understand finance and get your portfolio in shape.