McDaniel Authors Financial Education Book

published April 25, 2022

Editor's Note: Direct download of book PDF is available at

Oklahoma City – State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced today the online publication of a book he has authored – The Power of Financial Education: Turning Your Dreams into Reality. It is available for free by visiting the treasurer’s homepage,

The Power of Financial Education will help readers discover the secrets to eliminating debt, building an emergency fund and preparing for retirement,” McDaniel said. "In essence, my hope is to encourage, educate and empower people."

The timing of the online publication coincides with April’s Financial Literacy Month, a time set aside to promote sound money management and personal financial wellbeing.

“The need for financial education is great,” McDaniel said. “For example, PricewaterhouseCooper’s 2021 annual Employee Financial Wellness Survey shows employees are twice as likely to put off retirement because of financial difficulties.”

Provided as a public service publication, the book offers useful financial management lessons on saving and investing, responsible borrowing and retirement planning.

The Power of Financial Education is the culmination of McDaniel’s career as a financial advisor and his 16 years of public service focused on responsible fiscal policy. McDaniel currently serves as chair of the Financial Education and Empowerment Committee of the National Association of State Treasurers.


For more information, contact:

Tim Allen, Deputy Treasurer for Communications & Program Administration
(405) 205-4929

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