When you’re shopping for a new auto loan, it’s important to know the right questions to ask. Preparing can help you save money, reduce stress, and get the auto loan that’s right for you.
Losing money or property to scams and fraud can be devastating. Our resources can help you prevent, recognize, and report scams and fraud.
Your credit reports and scores have an impact on your finances. Our resources can help you better understand them, learn how to correct errors, and improve your credit record over time.
Learn tips and strategies on how to make more informed financial decisions around managing money, saving and paying for higher education, and repaying student loan debt.
No need to be a money expert—the tips and activities here can help your children’s money skills, habits, and attitudes grow.
We explain the ins and outs of student financial aid and repaying loans to help you make smarter decisions about how to pay for school.
Developing financial knowledge, skills, and habits is an important stepping stone on young people’s path to adult financial well-being. The tools and resources listed here support K–12 financial education.
A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage saving for future education costs. 529 plans, legally known as “qualified tuition plans,” are sponsored by states, state agencies, or educational institutions and are authorized by Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. There are two types of 529 plans: prepaid tuition plans and education savings plans. All fifty states and the District of Columbia sponsor at least one type of 529 plan. In addition, a group of private colleges and universities sponsor a prepaid tuition plan.
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