Smart Money

It’s never too early to start learning how to save and spend your money wisely. The links below are here to help you get on the right path.

Money Games

Money makes the world go around, or so the old saying goes. Everything in the world revolves around the exchanging of money for goods and services, and it is important to develop a healthy relationship with money as early as possible. Simple activities such as counting money or identifying different denominations of money can help us begin to understand its value. The link below contains online games, quizzes, and worksheets that can help students gain a better understanding of money.

Tips to Save Money Every Day

Click the link below to learn how to make small decisions that lead to big savings.

Managing Debt and Understanding your Credit Report

Learn how to manage your debt and credit score using the five easy steps in the presentation below.

Ladder Up

Ladder Up, which recently joined forces with the Center for Economic Progress (CEP), provides people with the financial resources and opportunities they need to move up the economic ladder. Ladder Up provides free financial programs to help clients secure the tax refunds they deserve, gain the knowledge to navigate today’s complex financial systems, and obtain financial aid to make college dreams a reality.

Money Management apps recommended by LadderUp and CEP:

 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tools

Wherever you are on your financial journey, you can prepare yourself to make informed financial decisions with tools and resources found on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Website.

Browse by money topic to find answers to commonly-asked financial questions. Learn the basics, understand key terms, and find ways to take action when you have an issue.