Here are some financial resources available to you for FREE. If you ever have additional questions, please stop by our office and don’t be afraid to ask. One of our staff members will be more than happy to help.
The US Mint has action, adventure, puzzle and multi player games. There are downloadable coloring pages, facts and more! All fun activities are related to money.
Learning about money is fun with Peter Pig. In this interactive game, kids practice identifying, counting and saving money while learning fun facts about U.S. currency. After completing the game, players are rewarded with a trip to the virtual store to buy accessories within budget and dress up Peter Pig in fun scenes.
Learn about money, saving, investing, and the U.S. Treasury with fun games, videos, articles, and interactive activities targeted towards kids on TreasuryDirect KIDS.
Young Adult Resources
The U.S. Department of Education has created a page where you can search for a college based on Programs/Degrees, Location, Size and whether it’s Private or Public. In addition, there is information on types of financial aid, and you can calculate your aid.
My Credit Union.gov Pocket Cents has information to help you make informed financial decisions. You can find details about debt, credit, how to save, how to live within a budget, and build a solid financial foundation for your future.
This money management simulation, similar to the game of “LIFE”, was founded by Maine’s Credit Unions in 2004. Since then, Financial Fitness Fairs have been attended by nearly 61,000 students across the state of Maine. Designed to look and feel like the live version, this Financial Fitness Fair is now easily accessible for students online! Enter access code “WCFCU” to get started!
The Federal Trade Commission has answers to all of your financial questions. There is information about credit, shopping and saving, buying and owning a car, dealing with debt, mortgages, privacy, identity and online security. They even have an interactive Make a Budget worksheet!
Maine Credit Union’s Financial Literacy Blog posts lots of great blogs every month to keep you informed about your finances, scams, tips, and general education about finances!
The U.S. News & World Report Money section has many articles on personal finance, retirement, careers, real estate, mutual funds and investing. It’s a good resource if your looking for more advanced finance information.