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Financial Literacy

Websites and links to help aid in financial literacy--understanding your finances, making a budget, understanding your credit report, etc.

Follow these links to find help:

  • 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
    American Society for Certified Public Accountants

    This site focuses on financial education as a lifelong endeavor—from children learning about the value of money to adults reaching a secure retirement.

  • America Saves
    Consumer Federation of America

    This website supports the national America Saves Week campaign by offering tools and advice to help people set and reach their savings goals.

    Equifax, Experian, TransUnion

    This is the only source to get free credit reports authorized by federal law. This law requires each of the three largest consumer credit reporting agencies to give you a free copy of your credit report every 12 months.

  • Ballpark E$timate, Choose to Save
    Employee Benefit Research Institute’s Education and Research Fund

    The Ballpark E$timate is an easy-to-use worksheet that helps you approximate how much you need to save to fund a comfortable retirement.

    Federal Trade Commission

    Includes easy-to-read and understand resources for basic money management, credit, scams, and ID theft.

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

    Learn more about the CFPB and how it is working to make consumer financial markets fairer for everyone.

    • Submit a complaint about consumer financial products and services.
    • Ask CFPB provides answers to common money questions.
    • CFPB en Español proporciona información de las respuestas y preguntas más comunes acerca de servicios y productos financieros. También incluye información de cómo presentar una queja.
    • Paying for College tools and information can help you make better informed decisions.
    Federal Trade Commission

    Incluye conceptos básicos de protección del consumidor como manejar su dinero; crédito, préstamos y deudas; estafas y el robo de identidad.

  • Employee Benefits Security Administration Consumer Assistance
    Department of Labor

    Provides answers to questions about workplace benefits, and offers links to assist you if you believe you have been denied a health or retirement benefit inappropriately.

  • Federal Student Aid
    Department of Education

    Get information about preparing for college, types of federal aid, how to apply for aid using the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA); and your loan repayment options.

  • Find a Housing Counselor

    This online tool uses information from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to find HUD-certified housing counselors near you. HUD counselors can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.

  • FINRA Broker Check
    Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

    Search for broker dealers to confirm they are properly registered and check their disciplinary histories.

  • FINRA Professional Designations Database

    Decode the letters that sometimes follow a financial professional’s name. You can also see whether the issuing organization requires continuing education, takes complaints or has a way for you to confirm who holds the credential.

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  • Income Tax Withholding Calculator
    Internal Revenue Service

    Are you withholding to much or too little from your paycheck? Did you get married, divorced or have a child? Use this calculator to determine whether or not you need to file a new W-4.

    Securities and Exchange Commission

    A site to help investors at all experience levels understand how to invest wisely and avoid fraud.

    General Services Administration

    Information, games, and videos on multiple topics, including money. The site is divided into resources for kids (grades K–5), teens (grades 6–8), teachers, and parents.

    Department of Treasury, HUD

    The Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) ® is a critical part of the Obama Administration’s broad strategy to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, stabilize the country’s housing market, and improve the nation’s economy.

  • Military OneSource
    Department of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy, and

    This site helps military members and their families get their finances in order and plan for a healthy financial future.

  • Money as You Grow
    President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability

    Twenty essential, age-appropriate financial lessons—with corresponding activities—that kids need to know as they grow.

  • Money Smart
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

    A comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help people improve their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.

    National Credit Union Administration

    The National Credit Union Administration’s consumer protection website, and its financial literacy microsite, Pocket Cents, offer a variety of educational information, resources, and articles designed to help individuals make smarter financial decisions.

    Department of Treasury

    Publications, information and tools from more than 20 federal agencies that make up the Financial Literacy Education Commission.

    FINRA Investor Education Foundation

    Unbiased financial tools and information for investors, with special information for military families and help for investors to avoid investment fraud.

  • Social Security Retirement Estimator
    Social Security Administration

    The Retirement Estimator gives benefits estimates based on your actual Social Security earnings record.

    General Services Administration

    The official web portal of the U.S. government. contains timely and valuable government information and resources on a variety of topics including consumer protection, small business, benefits, health insurance, taxes and more.

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