Financial Capability Month - April 2015

​April 2015 is National Financial Capability Month! During this month, you can take the challenge of Financial Empowerment by engaging in activities such as creating/reviewing your spending plan, ordering your free credit report, talking with your kids about money, and opening a savings account for your children. Listed below are a few helpful tips and resources:

MyMoney.gov - Spending and Spending Plans

FTC - How to Obtain Your Free Credit Report

CFPB - Help Your Children Grow Their Money Skills

​​​​For more information on these topics and more, feel free to browse MyMoney.gov.




Information, games and fun facts about money, saving and planning for the future.

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Teachers & Educators

Curricula, lesson plans, tip sheets, guidance and helpful tools for teaching financial capability.

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Clearinghouse of federally-funded research reports, articles and datasets on financial capability and related topics.

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