Need to get your finances in order? Tips on budgeting? How to save for retirement? Tips on kids and money? KCUA has gathered resources to help you with your financial situation.
GENERAL | WOMEN/MOMS | KIDS | GEN Y/YOUNG ADULT | CREDIT REPORTS
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal Agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Consumer Credit Counseling Service, Inc. offers free financial counseling services, low cost educational programs geared toward the prevention of financial difficulties and is a HUD certified housing counseling agency.
To help students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance, Visa has partnered with leading consumer advocates, educators, and financial institutions to create the Practical Money Skills program.” Includes links to Visa’s Financial Football and Financial Education App.
JumpStart Coalition for Literacy
Jump$tart is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.
Mint brings all your financial accounts together online, automatically categorizes your transactions, lets you set budgets and helps you achieve your savings goals.
Smart About Money
Smart About Money is the National Endowment for Financial Education, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to helping you make sound financial decisions throughout life’s ups and downs. Includes articles, worksheets, tips and valuable resources from across the Web to help you understand and manage your money.
Articles, tips and news about your finance and money.
From the website: Money management made fun and easy. Set up a budget, control your spending and start saving up. Stay on top of your finances.
A site to help you manage your money and understand how the important stories of the day affect your wallet. From the website: "We know money is serious business, but we also aim to inspire and entertain you. We want to help you navigate today's difficult economic climate. WalletPop covers consumer finance from all angles, deals and bargains, consumer protection, tax help, credit and loans, paying for college, and retirement." Website includes personal finance calculators.
WOMEN / MOMS
Suze Orman’s money management site, Money Minded Moms is "a safe place where Moms can interact with other like-minded moms that want to tackle their money issues through knowledge and support.”
DailyWorth is a community of women who talk money. We deliver practical tips, and the occasional kick in the pants, right to your inbox.
Kansas State Treasurer’s Office Kids Zone
Includes homework help, games, money tips and more.
Need money? "Biz Kid$" teaches how to make it, manage it and save it
Citigroup’s Credit Education for Students
United States Mint - Hip Pocket Exchange
The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ website for kids includes games, toons, coins and medals, coin news, collectors club, and mint history.
Doorways to Dreams Financial Literacy Video Games
The Great PiggyBack Adventure
Moonjar moneyboxes were created as a tool for children and families to incorporate strong financial values and practices into their daily lives. Launched in 2001 by Eulalie M. Scandiuzzi, a Seattle native. Moonjar moneyboxes are used in homes and schools around the world. The website includes calculators, tips and articles.
National Endowment for Financial Education
High School Financial Planning program: A program about managing money that turns learning into action.
Online Finance Degree: Online Money Lessons and Games
As children grow older, they will inevitably have to learn about money and finance. Knowing the prices of things, calculating money, and using money wisely are essential skills that everybody needs to have in order to survive in the world. These materials are specifically created to make learning about money fun and effective.
GEN Y / YOUNG ADULT
Suze Orman’s 10 money tips for 20 somethingsWalletPoppers: Financial products for young adults