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Resources We offer a number of resources to help you and your family make sense of the financial world

Financial Tools


We take financial literacy seriously. That is why we provide a number of different avenues for our members to take. From first time car buying to teaching your first grader about money, we have you covered. 




Need a new house or car? Or would you just like practical, common-sense advice on just about any financial topic? Fortunately, there's ANYTIME ADVISER—the free, easy, interactive way to get all the answers to your questions. Just click on any of the ANYTIME ADVISER Coaches below, accept the external links disclaimer and a tutorial will automatically open and run on the subject of your choice.  En espanol.


            



What the heck's a Googolplex?*
Ever wonder: Which is worth more—a 1978 Boba Fett action figure or a 1989 Hot Wheels Lamborghini? If the U.S. could run out of money? Who's taking money out of your paycheck? You'll find the answers to these and a googol of other questions by reading Googolplex’s guide for student moneymakers.

Googolplex contains stories, games, and puzzles for elementary, middle, and high school students. It's all about money—getting it, saving it, spending it, borrowing it. It'll show you how business and the economy work and how you can take control of your financial future. And it'll make you laugh. Read Googolplex today. And come back regularly. You'll find something new each month. 

 

         


*Googolplex is the largest number with a name. If we could know how many atoms there are in the universe, that number would still be less than a Googolplex. Notice that Googolplex is not simply the largest number, because there is always Googolplex + 1!

 




Financial skills for their future.
Give your teen the financial advice they need in a way they understand and want to learn. Guides to Independence is an online and interactive way for teens to learn about various topics ranging from managing a checking account and buying a used car to saving and investing.

Each tutorial contains interactive activities to make learning fun. Your teen learns this valuable financial information from college students who share their experiences with honesty and humor. Plus, the courses only take about 15 minutes or less to complete.

Help your children develop financial skills for their future—send your teen to Guides on Independence.

 

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Get your facts straight.
If you’re mining the Internet for financial information, you’ll find Web site after Web site filled with material. But out of all those nuggets of information, what pieces are truly golden?

We have the answer with the Home & Family Finance® Resource Center. While this goldmine of personal finance information isn’t guaranteed to make you rich, it will provide the basis for sound financial decisions. Loaded with articles, videos and radio segments, the center covers topics including auto purchases, home mortgages and retirement planning. The site even includes financial challenges, with a chance to win $50 Visa cards each month!

Your time is a precious resource – don’t waste it by scouring the net for financial guidance. Go to a source you can trust: The Home & Family Finance Resource Center.

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Blog, blog blog. Not blah, blah, blah.
Getting smart about money often means slogging through countless pages of required reading in school. Isn’t that why many young adults don’t enjoy learning about money management? The bloggers on MoneyMix™: Launch Your Life make learning about money interesting. They’re young adults like you, sharing financial advice based on their own life experiences. They write as if they’re talking to a friend about topics such as the pains of moving, car trouble, and “I want it now!” when shopping.

MoneyMix is filled with information for young adults ages 18 to 30 who want to know how to manage their money. Calculators, videos, budget work sheets, and real-life articles help you make the right financial call.
 

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