The following links to non-profit, government and commercial sites may have information to help you learn how to better manage your money and meet your financial goals. Note- FLCCT is not responsible for the content of these pages.
Sources of Help Paying Bills
Budgeting & Saving
Budgeting is a key part of personal finance. You need to know where you are in order to plan for what’s ahead. These links lead you to helpful articles and information about getting started with forming a budget and helpful tips for saving money.
Informational files to download
Managing debt can be stressful. However it’s important to address this issue early on and to come up with a plan that moves you in the right direction.
By improving your credit you have more financial options. Here are some tips for doing so.
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) allows you to receive one free credit report from each of the reporting major agencies (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) every 12 months.
How much do you actually need to retire? These sites will help you determine when you can retire.
Planning for your children’s college education? Going back to school yourself? There are important financial things to consider and additional planning to be done.
Learn all of the basics of getting a loan.
Figuring out how much insurance you need and the type of insurance best for you can be confusing but like car insurance it’s important and necessary.
Identity Theft, Scams & Frauds
With so much financial activity being done electronically these days, it is increasingly important to be sure to protect yourself from the multitude of financial scams.
The following information will give you a brief overview on personal taxes.
Home Buying & Renting
Your own place can be exciting! However, there is a lot to consider, whether renting or buying.
Car Buying & Leasing
Is it better for you to lease or buy a car? And after you have made that decision, what else should you be thinking about?
Getting married, having children, going through a divorce can all change your financial course. The following information gives tips on how to readjust and move forward.
Kids & Money
Use the helpful resources below to talk to your kids about money and teach them these positive financial habits so that as they get older they are set up for success.
Taking care of your parents can be a huge adjustment, how will it affect you financially?
Once you have created a budget, paid down debt and created an emergency savings, perhaps it’s time to think about investing.
Find out what’s going on in the world of Financial Advocacy- promoting consumer protection legislation.
Financial Literacy Online Classes
There are various sites that offer financial literacy online classes to the public. These sites are not affiliated with FLCCT, though if an online class listed below applies to your financial situation, we encourage you to take the course.
Financial Literacy Online Tools
These on-line tools may help you stay better organized and save money. FLCCT is not responsible for creating these and does not guaranty the results.
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