Financial Literacy Web Links


General Sites

Yahoo Finance
This site provides an extensive list of personal finance resources and tools.

This personal finance from the publisher of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine site provides timely and trusted resources and tools.

Your daily destination for financial insight, tools, and strategies, provides a vital resource for managing, investing, and spending your money.

Personal finance and investing analysis, advice and tools from The Wall Street Journal.

BrightScope®, Inc. is a financial information company that brings transparency to opaque markets. is a financial information website that provides a range of free resources, informative articles and tools for readers.

This site provides a comprehensive resource for all of your tax needs.

Better Money Habits™
Build your financial know-how with free tools and information to help you make more confident decisions, brought to you by Bank of America in partnership with Khan Academy.

The Simple Dollar
The Simple Dollar is respected as one of the best personal finance sites on the Internet and is ranked as a top-ten personal finance blog on Kiplinger.

Government Sites

Department of Treasury Resource Center 
Coordinated by the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Education, this resource has two primary components: President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability and Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC). 
This U.S. government website is dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education, providing a central place for unbiased and reliable financial information.

Social Security Administration
The official website of the Social Security Administrations includes resources on retirement, Medicare, and other benefits. New: get your Social Security statement online. 

St. Louis Fed Financial Literacy Resources
Provides classroom resources for elementary, middle-school, high-school educators, and college professors to use to teach their students about money and banking, economics, personal finance, and the Federal Reserve.

FINRA Investor Education Foundation 
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation provides underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life. is brought to you by The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, which is dedicated to serving the needs of individual investors.

Non-profit Sites

Smart About Money 
Funded by The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE), this site is dedicated to your overall financial well-being.

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people age 50 and over have independence, choice and control in their lives.

Financial Literacy Now 
Financial Literacy Now is an initiative to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy and greater access to training, services and information.

Junior Acheivement
JASoCal’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

RAND Financial Literacy Center 
The mission of the Financial Literacy Center is to develop and test innovative programs to improve financial literacy and promote informed financial decision making.

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) 
NFEC provides financial education solutions to individuals, schools, businesses, families, government and nonprofit organizations around the globe to improve financial literacy.

Financial Planning Association (FPA)
FPA is a premier resource for financial planning information and tools as well as for connecting consumers with financial planners.

CalCPA offers a variety of resources to help Californians make better financial decisions.


These glossaries are targeted at specific-sub groups of the financial niche to help improve overall financial literacy: 



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