Governor  Dannel P. Malloy
 

Financial Education

Financial Education Resources

Federal Reserve Board

www.federalreserveeducation.org
Visit this Federal Reserve System website dedicated to personal financial education and the idea that there is a lot to learn about money. This information can help individuals build a stable financial future for themselves and their families.

Save for America

www.saveforamerica.org
Established in 1982, Save for America has helped hundreds of thousands of grade school students realize the importance of saving money for their future. Save for America helps introduce children to a variety of skills that will be important when they become adults.

EverFi

www.everfi.com
EverFi prepares learners for next generation challenges.  It provides free curricula and activities for people at every age in the areas of financial capability, career leadership and success, STEM readiness, health and wellness, and diversity and inclusion.  It also partners with companies to place particular curricula in local schools.

Students with Disabilities: Scholarships and Financial Aid

www.thebestcolleges.org/scholarships-for-student-with-disabilities
Students with disabilities often have a larger financial burden than those without. The extra boost in financial security can be the difference between attending college or not attending college. To that end, this website has compiled a handy data set meant to help people with disabilities find the help that can take them through graduation.

MsMoney

www.msmoney.com
msmoney.com is a financial services consumer website offering content, community, and commerce to empower and educate people to be financially healthy. While MsMoney.com provides information for everyone, they pay particular attention to women's needs.

Fool Proof Me

www.foolproofme.com
Fool Proof Me provides online curriculum that has been endorsed by both the National Association of Consumer Advocates and the Consumer Federation of America. The website teaches young people the importance of cautious consumerism by learning to critically evaluate advertising and to rely on independent research before spending their hard-earned money. It teaches defensive thinking and its work is based on a core belief: if advertisers have the right to put the best light on their products and services, consumers have the right to learn how to critically judge advertising and marketing messages. That judgment is a learned skill. 

Credit Counseling Services of Southern New England

www.creditcounseling.org
More than just a credit counseling agency, this organization provides educational workshops to consumers nationwide. Their workshops include such topics as budgeting, spending plans, identity theft, and financial management. Participants learn how to make informed, educated decisions about their financial situation and the best course of action to a solid financial future.

JumpStart Coalition

www.jumpstart.org/states-connecticut.html
First convened in December 1995, the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy determined that the average student who graduates from high school lacks basic skills in the management of personal financial affairs. Many are unable to balance a checkbook and most simply have no insight into the basic survival principles involved with earning, spending, saving and investing. This organization and its website provide essential information that every young person should know.

National Association of State Treasurers

www.nast.org
The National Association of State Treasurers offers states' financial literacy links.

National Endowment for Financial Education

www.nefe.org
The National Endowment for Financial Education was created to provide Americans with practical money-management skills and to introduce them to financial planning through course work that covers the fundamentals of insurance, investments, tax planning, retirement planning, and estate planning.

American Savings Education Council

www.asec.org
The American Savings Education Council (ASEC) is a nonprofit, national coalition of public- and private-sector institutions undertaking initiatives to raise public awareness about what is needed to ensure long-term personal financial independence. ASEC works through its partners to educate Americans on all aspects of personal finance and wealth development, including credit management, college savings, home purchase, and retirement planning.