These financial help websites
have a ton of great tips.

There are all kinds of resources out there to help you with your finances, homeownership, credit, retirement, and more. Click on one of the topics below to find websites we have found helpful and would recommend to you.

Avoiding Overdrafts

Answers and Solutions Regarding Overdraft Fees and Protection
Questions and answers provided by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency regarding overdraft fees, overdrafts and overdraft protection.

Your Guide To Preventing and Managing Overdraft Fees
Articles from the FDIC about overdrafts and new banking regulations that provide options when you overdraw your account. Also includes information on how to protect yourself from overdraft fees.

Consumer Information from the Federal Trade Commission
This website provides information on a broad array of topics - saving and shopping, credit and debt, shopping for a home loan, and more. It even provides helpful hints on finding a job.

Answers to Your Money Questions
This website, developed by the Financial Literacy & Education Commission is dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education whether buying a home, balancing a checkbook, or investing in a 401(k). The content provided should assist you in making more informed financial decisions.

Personal Financial Management

The Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction
The Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) is a friendly and easy to use learning tool that teaches the 10 modules of the Money Smart curriculum through a computer.

Apprisen is a non-profit counseling agency for all areas of personal financial management. Articles and E-books here cover bank account management, debt, savings, credit, money management plans, and consumer awareness.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
This website by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants aims to help Americans understand personal finances through life events such as teens and tweens, college students, employees, military, small business owners, couples, parents and children, homeowners in crisis, and retirees.

Practical Money Skills for Life
Articles, videos, and activities on topics of personal financial management designed for parents, students, and educators.

Smart About Money
Smart About Money is a program by the National Endowment for Financial Education and the website includes articles, tools and calculators on the topics of personal finance, crisis and emergencies, debt management, life transitions, and work and money.

America Saves
Learn more about saving, saving on a budget, compound interest, keeping your savings safe, and more. For military and families:


AARP Money Management Information
The American Association of Retired Persons' website includes retirement planning, budgeting, managing debt, saving and investing, taxes, scams and fraud and other financial services.

Department of Labor Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement
Guide to help prepare for retirement with additional resources to assist with retirement planning.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Buying a Home
Common questions and answers when shopping for a home.

HSH Mortgage Information
HSH is a publisher of mortgage and consumer loan information. This resource library includes information on refinancing, home equity, first time homebuyers, government programs, loan modification, personal finance and more.


Federal Trade Commission Consumer Page
Consumer information on getting credit, credit reports, credit and debit cards, loans, and shopping for a mortgage.

Learn more about credit scores, reports, and FICO scores.

What's My Score?
Targeting the young adult population, this website includes articles, tips, videos, and games on credit and money management when reaching adulthood such as renting an apartment, buying a car and heading to college.

ID Theft

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
This website includes articles and videos about types of identity theft, ways to protect your identity and what to do if you're a victim.

Identity Theft Resource Center
Find resources here about identity theft, protecting yourself, and help if you're a victim.

OnGuard Online
OnGuard is the federal government's website to help you be safe, secure, and responsible online. It includes information regarding children and the internet, mobile phone use, securing your wireless network, tips for using public Wi-Fi networks and more.