Money Management & Budgeting Consumer Resources

National Endowment for Financial Education

Smart About Money, or SAM, is one of the many resources of the National Endowment for Financial Education(NEFE).  NEFE is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to helping you make sound financial decisions throughout life’s ups and downs.

At SAM, you'll find practical articles, worksheets, tips and valuable resources from across the Web to help you understand and manage your money.

12 Steps for How to Make a Budget - Personal Budgeting Tips for the First Timers

Do you have a personal budeget in place to manage your finances? If not, you need one now to stay on-track with your spending and saving. Follow these 12 Steps to create a solid budget.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

360 degrees of financial literacy is a free program of the nation’s certified public accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.

Financial Planning Association

The Financial Planning Association (FPA®) is the largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the U.S. and includes professionals from all backgrounds and business models. Their website includes resources for both consumers and financial professionals.

Certified Financial Planners Board

The mission of Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard.


Wise Up Women

Wise up Women is a financial literacy resourced geard towards the needs of women. is a free website that allows people to collectivly managed all finances in one location. While this service is free, the website does offer individuals the opportunity to sign up for products.


Money Managment International

MMI is a full service credit counseling agency.




The Federal Reserve Bank does not advocate any of these websites individually or the products they may offer. These resources are simply a sampling of resources some consumers may find valuable.