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Managing Your Money
"... An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." -Benjamin Franklin
Websites to Help You Manage Your Money
CashCourse.org is your real-life guide to taking charge of your money. Their online personal finance tools help you build real-life-ready financial skills.
Credit Card Information
The site with free search capability for researching credit cards; excellent information for building and managing credit.
Credit Rating & Credit Scores
The go-to site for ordering a free copy of your credit report from the three major credit bureaus.
The site that provides information on setting up debt repayment plans including referrals to agencies meeting National Foundation for Credit Counseling standards.
The site where you can opt out of pre-screened credit offers for five years or permanently.
The Federal Trade Commission’s official site on dealing with identity theft. This site includes information on what to do if victimized and an affidavit to be filled out in the event that your personal financial information is stolen.
The site with great information on preventing identity theft as well as some of the latest consumer advocacy issues affecting students across the country.
OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online.
The U.S. government’s site for financial education. mymoney.gov
Financial Literacy - The site that helps consumers to make sound financial decisions at every life stage. 360financialliteracy.org
Defend Your Dollars is the website of the Consumers Union Financial Services Campaign, support reforms to the financial marketplace to curb bad practices by banks and lenders.
Student Loans & Financial Aid
The site for comprehensive information on financing your education. ecmc.org
The site for comprehensive information on financing your education. finaid.org
The site for the U.S. Department of Education’s central database where you can look up your federal student aid information including grants and loans. nslds.ed.gov
The official site for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can also check your FAFSA status and make corrections to a processed FAFSA. www.fafsa.ed.gov
The site for student loan facts, trends, policy issues and advocacy. projectonstudentdebt.org
Discover Student Loans is the third-largest provider of private student loans in the United States. Our loans are made by Discover Bank, a trusted financial institution for 100 years. Discover Bank offers a variety of financial products, including FDIC-insured savings accounts, credit cards, personal loans, home loans and student loans.
Student Loan and Financial Planning Checklist from Navient.com
General Resources for Students
The site for free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school. studentaid.ed.gov
Vehicle safety is important! Want to know if there are recalls on your vehicle? (NHTSA.gov) safecar.gov
The site to find colleges, learn about financial aid and use expert college planning tools. collegeboard.org
ON YOUR OWN - Finding your way to financial independence.
Navigating college - Resource Guide for Homeless and Low Income Students
Get Free Tax Prep Help if you are a person who generally make $52,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Do I need to file an income tax return? How to find out if you are required to file. IRS
College Accreditation Guidebook contains critical information for understanding accreditation holistically, including the benefits of accreditation, types, process, online college accreditation, outcomes, and a glossary of terms for those who are not experts in the field.
USAJOBS "WORKING FOR AMERICA" - Federal Jobs
- Glossary of Financial Aid Terms
LPC is Green!
- Money Saving Strategies from nelnet (pdf)
- Use this calculator to determine how long it will take you to reach your financial goals fromBankrate.com
- Use this worksheet to create a budget and assess how you are doing each month compared with your budget goal from SallieMae
Keep a Budget - Keep track of where your money is going from Budget Worksheets.org
Fillable My Monthly Budget from Navient
Understand the deductions on your paycheck
MoneySavingTips.org lists dozens of tips for saving money as well as a step by step guide to reduce budgets.
Defend Your Dollars.org is the website of the Consumers Union Financial Services Campaign, where we support reforms to the financial marketplace to curb bad practices by banks and lenders.
- Home and Car Loans, Investment and Savings, Personal Finance
- Protect Yourself from Online Fraud
*IMPORTANT -Las Positas College is not affiliated with and does not endorse any of the Websites listed. This is simply a compiled list of web resources which may provide helpful information. LPC does not make any warranty regarding the accuracy or reliability of any information provided in this list. Clicking any link listed, other than the LPC's, above will transfer the user to a page not under LPC’s control.
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