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Finance, Investing and the Economy

Curated information and resources about money and the economy

Personal Finance

Information to help you manage your money and make financial decisions.

  • Good Starting Points
    Learn more about personal finance.
    • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — Consumer Resources
      CFPB is a federal agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly. Find answers to common questions about loans, bank accounts and services, credit cards, debt collection, money transfers, mortgages and more. Read guides to help you make financial decisions. Submit a complaint against a company if you cannot resolve it directly with the company. Also available in Spanish.
      A U.S. government website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Also available in Spanish.
    Provides interest rate information for mortgages, certificates of deposit, savings and money market accounts, and credit cards.
  • Credit Reports and Scores
    Find out how to get your credit report, fix errors and more. From, the U.S. government's official Web portal. Also available in Spanish.
  • Financial Empowerment Center at South County
    Offers direct access to free, high-quality financial services and guidance in a welcoming, professional environment. Receive financial coaching, career or business consulting, or tax services. Attend workshops on topics such as bankruptcy, college financial assistance and budgeting. Learn more about FECSOCO.
  • Insurance Company Ratings
    A.M. Best provides credit ratings for the insurance industry. The website rates and profiles thousands of companies. (Free registration is required.)
  • Military Consumer
    A joint initiative to empower active duty and retired servicemembers, military families, veterans and civilians in the military community. Use these free resources as the first line of defense against fraud and make better-informed decisions when managing your money.
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