360 Degrees of Financial Literacy - From the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. A volunteer effort to help Americans manage money and make financial decisions through all stages of life. Specific information is available to help those dealing with job loss. Locate free financial literacy workshops in your area led by CPA volunteers.
AARP Money - Information on budgeting, tax, retirement, scams, insurance and much more for citizens 55+.
America Saves - A nationwide campaign in which a broad coalition of nonprofit, corporate and government groups helps individuals and families save and build wealth. Find savings tips and strategies, as well as resources to help you save and reach your financial goals.
Financial Education Clearinghouse - From the Washington Department of Financial Institutions. Created for Washington residents who are looking for information and resources about finance. Topics covered include credit and debt help, finding local credit counselors, avoiding frauds and scams, avoiding foreclosure, cutting expenses, budgeting, facing unemployment, talking to kids about money, finding local organizations that offer classes about managing money and more.
Financial Planning - From the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission. The U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are planning to buy a home, balancing your checkbook or investing in your 401k, these can help you do it better. Throughout the site you will find important information from 20 federal agencies. Topics covered include avoiding scams, managing money in tough economic times, borrowing and credit, saving and investing and more.
Personal Finance - From USA.gov. Find information on bankruptcy filing, foreclosure issues, credit help and free credit reports, managing debt and other personal finance topics. This website also offers specific sections on finance issues for homeowners, general money management resources and retirement and estate planning.
Washington Department of Financial Institutions Main Page En Español - The Washington Department of Financial Institutions offers consumer and industry news, links to free counseling for those facing foreclosure, information and resources for protecting your finances, information about consumer alerts, identity theft, payday loans, and the Financial Education Clearinghouse for Washington residents. You can also check to see if an investment or financial services business is licensed with the DFI.
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