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Free Savings Accounts
Retirement Planning Info
Down Payment Assistance for First Time Homebuyers
- Arizona Assets Alliance – Provides financial coaching and education
- Bank of America – FSI uses this excellent Bank of America curriculum which you can download for free in its financial education series for teens: B of A Student Financial Handbook.
- Better Business Bureau Foundation
- Better Money Habits (free tools and info to make confident decisions)
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) – For those interested in developing classes using the FDIC Money Smart curriculum.
Download free curriculum for a range of ages
Download Self-paced Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) format online for ages 13 and over in English and Spanish
Download Portable audio (MP3) version, Money Smart Podcast Network
- Mesa Community Action Network – Individual Development Accounts (Matched Savings Accounts)
- Take Charge America
- Visa – Helps consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance, Visa has partnered with leading consumer advocates, educators, and financial institutions to develop the Practical Money Skills Program. At www.practicalmoneyskills.com and www.whatsmyscore.org, consumers, educators, parents, students and policymakers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.
- Wells Fargo – A variety of great online tools including, Hands on Banking® or El futuro en tus manos® . Children and adults can get the essentials of money management – from opening bank accounts and responsible use of credit, to applying to college, buying a home, investing, and more – in this fun, free program. Need help with college expenses? Not sure where to start? Learn about the student loan process, find budgeting and money management tips, and use their free scholarship and college search tools by checking out Wells Fargo’s Student Planning & Calculators.
Foreclosure Prevention Workshops