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Weiss Financial Ratings

Friday August 25th, 2023

The Dauphin County Library System acquired a new financial ratings product earlier this year called Weiss Financial Ratings.  This new resource replaced Morningstar Financial in February 2023 and offers more than just stock information. 

  

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This image and the link to the product can be found on two different webpages. 

 

General Research Page for DCLS  Databases 

  

  

OR 

  

  • On the DCLS homepage, under  the Research & Resources Menu, click on Research 

 

 

Business and Investment Tools Page 

  

 

  • Found from this web address: 

https://www.dcls.org/businesstools 

  

OR 

  

  • On the DCLS homepage, under the Research & Resources Menu, click on Business and Investment Tools 

 

 

  

The Weiss Product : 

  

  • Is available for use in or outside of The Library.  

  • Unlike Morningstar, there is no limit to the number of users at any one time  

  • Login with your Dauphin County Library card number and pin when initially setting up a personal account to customize your search information OR when using away from The Library.    

  • For use of Weiss outside of The Library, you need to first create 

 an account with email information and pin @ one of the Dauphin County Libraries 

 

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The Weiss Product Offers: 

  

  • Details on Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds. 

  • Strength ratings for Banks, Credit Unions and Insurance Companies – meaning, whether the institution is currently considered to be fiscally sound or not. 

  • Information on Medigap Supplemental insurance with comparisons for rates and plan benefits in all 50 states.  (Note: this does not include information about Medicare Advantage coverage.) 

  • Articles from Weiss Ratings on timely investment, banking and insurance topics. 

  • Links to e-book titles on Financial topics of all kinds.  These e-books don’t require being checked out, simply click on the title to use at any time – no waiting to access 

  • Consumer Guides 

  • Planning for the Future 

  • How to Become an Investor 

  • Financial Literacy Basics 

  

Have Questions on How to Use?  

  

On the Weiss Financial Ratings Home Page menu bar, click on AboutThen click on How to use the Video Library 

  



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