Helpful Websites

Finanical Education

Personal Money Management
Budget help and information on how to get the most out of your money.

JumpStart Coalition
First convened in December 1995, the JumpStart 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.

Managing Your Checking Account
An educational website that contains all you need to know about managing a checking account. Don’t miss the interactive training demos, called Checkbook Basics, that teach important skills, including how to fill out checks, registers, and how to balance your account. Now learning the basics of managing a checkbook is easy, interactive and fun!!

Learn to
A fun way for kids & parents learn all about money.

Institute of Consumer Financial Education
The ICFE offers Financial information and education, credit education courses, debt management education, bankruptcy education, savings and investment information, credit counseling information and financial planning education for all age groups. Special sections devoted to mending spending, fixing credit file mistakes, preventing identity theft and teaching children about money.

Government Websites

FTC Consumer Protection Issues
Federal Trade Commission Website. The Consumer Protection – Credit section offers a variety of articles advising the consumer on a range of topics from ways to protect yourself from fraud and identity theft, to tips on how to shop for loans or credit cards.

Identity Theft

Securities and Exchange Commission
The primary mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors and maintain the integrity of the securities markets. As more and more first-time investors turn to the markets to help secure their futures, pay for homes, and send children to college, these goals are more compelling than ever.

The U.S. Consumer Gateway
Consumer information supplied by the U.S. Federal Government

Social Security Administration

Internal Revenue Service

Financial Education of Minnesota

5871 Cedar Lake Road S., Suite 105
St. Louis Park, MN  55416
Phone: +1 (952)593-7716