Finance: Earning, Spending, Saving, Investing

There are thousands of personal finance websites out there. Where do you begin? Start with trustworthy and reliable information. These sites are unbiased and can provide the guidance you need to understand your finances, and how to guide your family in making smart choices. 

General Information

American Institute of CPAs 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy 
This resource provides basic information and tools on general personal finance topics. It addresses issues at each life stage from teens to retirees. 

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau: Ask CFPB 
CFPB offers clear, impartial answers to hundreds of financial questions. Find the information you need to make more informed choices about your money.

Cooperative Extension Service: eXtension Personal Finance
Personal finance services from the Cooperative Extension System include “Ask the Expert” questions answered by Extension educators.

Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Financial information is organized around five skills: earn, borrow, save/invest, spend, and protect. The site includes resources compiled by more than 20 federal agencies that offer financial education.

Money Smart: Computer Based Instruction
Money Smart from the FDIC provides game-based financial education for Adults and Young Adults. The training covers topics such as the basics of borrowing money wisely, using a spending plan to achieve financial goals, and how to use banking products effectively.