Governor  Dannel P. Malloy

Financial Education

Education Resources

Federal Reserve Board
Visit this Federal Reserve System web site dedicated to personal financial education and the idea that there is a lot to learn about money -- helping individuals build a stable financial future for themselves and their families.

Save for America
Established in 1982, Save for America has helped hundreds of thousands of grade school students realize the importance of saving money for their future. Save for America helps introduce children to a variety of skills that will be important when they become adults.

MsMoney is a financial services consumer Web site offering content, community, and commerce to empower and educate people to be financially healthy. While provides information for everyone, they pay particular attention to women's needs.

Credit Counseling Services of Southern New England
More than just a credit counseling agency, the organization provides educational workshops to consumers nationwide. These workshops include such topics as budgeting, spending plans, identity theft, and financial management. Participants learn how to make informed educated decisions about their financial situation and the best course of action.

JumpStart Coalition
First convened in December, 1995, the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy determined that the average student who graduates from high school lacks basic skills in the management of personal financial affairs. Many are unable to balance a checkbook and most simply have no insight into the basic survival principles involved with earning, spending, saving and investing.

National Association of State Treasurers
The National Association of State Treasurers offers state financial literacy links.

National Endowment for Financial Education
National Endowment for Financial EducationĀ® (NEFEĀ®) was created to provide Americans with practical money-management skills and an introduction to financial planning through course work that covers the fundamentals of insurance, investments, tax planning, retirement planning, and estate planning.

American Savings Education Council
The American Savings Education Council (ASEC) is a nonprofit national coalition of public- and private-sector institutions undertaking initiatives to raise public awareness about what is needed to ensure long-term personal financial independence. ASEC works through its partners to educate Americans on all aspects of personal finance and wealth development, including credit management, college savings, home purchase, and retirement planning.

An Income of Her Own
The mission of An Income of Her Own (AIOHO) is to give girls and young women the tools, knowledge, and experience to help them for independence and economic well being. AIOHO partners with such organizations as Girls Inc., Girl Scouts of the USA, the National Association of Women Business Owners, as well as with school systems, and foundations which have as their common concern the economic future of young women.