Successfully manage your finances with help from these resources.
MCLD Electronic Resources
To help you get the most from your money, CR.org offers buying guides for hundreds
of individually tested consumer products.
Click “Accounting and Finance” to get access to over three dozen high
quality, instructor led six week courses designed for individuals and businesses.
Includes independent information about companies, funds, exchange-traded funds, and
markets. Access Morningstar to collect financial information, get reliable portfolio
analysis, learn about investment options, and find the most up-to-date financial
news commentary. Morningstar access is provided thanks to the generosity of the
Friends of the Sun City Libraries, Inc.
This investment research tool offers accurate, reliable, unbiased investment
research on companies, industries, markets and economies. Familiar offerings
include “Summary & Index”, “Selection & Opinion” and company
reports. Also helps new investors get started with educational guides, videos,
and a glossary.
The only source for free credit reports authorized by federal law. Consumers can
receive their credit reports from Experian, Equifax and TransUnion free every 12
Easy to understand information for consumers who want to know more about money
management, loans and credit, and how to avoid scams. The site includes topical
videos and webinars.
Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation (FDIC) Money Smart, Financial Education Program
A comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and
moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial
skills and create positive banking relationships. Money Smart has reached over 2.75
million consumers since 2001. Research shows that the curriculum can positively
influence how consumers manage their finances, and these changes are sustainable in
the months after the training.
Federal Reserve Education
This site provides lesson plans, classroom activities, publications, games as well
as financial information for the general public including credit, banking, personal
finance, and consumer protection.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Get information, forms, instructions and answers about your federal income taxes.
Highlights include links to FreeFile free tax software and the IRS withholding
From the Securities & Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and
Advocacy, Investor.gov is your online resource to help you invest wisely and avoid
As You Grow
This website instructs parents and educators on what money information children
should know as they grow from preschool through college.
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the
basics about financial education.
SSA Retirement Tools
Resources on planning for retirement from the Social Security Administration,
including a useful “Retirement Estimator”.