You can take control of your money. By creating a spending plan, you'll break the debt cycle and use your money for what's most important to you - retirement, a dream vacation, a down payment for a house... Whatever your goal, a strong spending plan is the foundation for reaching it.
Once you develop your plan, we'll provide immediate action steps and tools to make your money work for you. You can even choose to submit the information to OnTrack and set up a phone-based session with a financial counselor who can help you take your plan further.
Mymoney.gov is 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, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.
Provides tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your identity.
A fun, hands-on financial literacy program for 4 - 6 grade classes. An excellent resource for teachers or parents.
When you're ready to buy a car, doing your homework first can save you money and help you avoid surprises. Use N.A.D.A. to find out how much the vehicle you're buying and/or selling is worth.
This central site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
Credit Karma provides truly free credit scores to consumers direct from the credit bureaus. Your scores are retrieved securely with no hidden fees. In addition, Credit Karma can help to show you how the various items on your credit report affect your credit score.
Long before they enter school, children learn about money from many sources. Like it or not, money is a part of your preschooler's life. As a parent, you will not be the only influence on what your child learns about using money. But when you teach basic lessons about money, you increase the chance that your child's values will be similar to yours.
MyCreditUnion.gov features 'Pocket Cents', a site dedicated to helping Youth, Tweens, and Teens, Parents and Educators, Families, Seniors, and Servicemembers learn how to make smarter financial decisions for a stronger, brighter future.
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a free program of the nation's certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.
A website designed to help you feed your piggy bank. Here, you'll find fun tools, a quiz, tons of tips and other resources to help you think through your spending and savings habits.