Financial education & advice is something that we can never get enough of. However, finding an accurate and helpful source isn’t always easy.
We want our members to have the resources they need to answers any questions they may have. There are online resources available for children, young adults and adults. We will review some of the resources available here.
Additionally, if you ever have any questions, our staff will be more than willing to help.
Youth Resources for Financial Education
My Credit Union.gov Pocket Cents has games to test your financial knowledge while learning along the way.
Kids.gov has money videos, games, facts, and will teach how to save money and why it’s important.
Young Adult Resources for Financial Education
Young and Free Maine is a program created by Maine’s Credit Unions for 18-25 year olds. They are a great resource for everything related to your finances, such as “Boosting your Credit Score,” and “Demystifying Mortgages.”
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.
Adult Resources for Financial Education
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!
My Credit Union.gov Pocket Cents has information for yourself or for a loved on on how to defend against scams, find information about reverse mortgages, prepaid funerals, emergency savings and long-term care.
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.