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These Websites Provide General Information and Resources
Finding Help in Texas www.211.org
Dial 2-1-1 or toll-free at 1-877-541-7905
TTY Access: 1-877-833-4211     
2-1-1 Texas is a free, anonymous social service hotline that connects individuals with information and resources in your local community. 
Dallas Federal Reserve: Building Wealth https://www.dallasfed.org/-/media/microsites/cd/wealth/online/index.html Personal finance education resource that presents an overview of wealth-building strategies for consumers.
Cornerstone Financial Education http://www.csfedu.org/ Education resource on credit, budgeting, homebuying and debt.
Feed the Pig www.feedthepig.org Helpful tools, articles, and tips to reduce debt and grow your savings. 
Financial literacy Coalition of Central Texas (FLCCT) www.flcct.org Free financial education classes and financial literacy resources for individuals residing in the Austin area.  
My Money www.mymoney.gov
 
Government website providing education to help manage and grow your money. 
FDIC https://www.fdic.gov/ The FDIC’s Consumer Response Center is responsible for investigating all types of consumer complaints about FDIC-supervised institutions and responding to consumer inquiries about consumer laws and regulations. 
Texas Financial Toolbox http://www.texasfinancialtoolbox.com/ Connection to classes, events, one-on-one counseling and home buyer programs to help consumers reach their home ownership goals. 
United Ways of Texas https://www.uwtexas.org/ Local chapters provide financial education and individual counseling to increase the financial stability and health of their community.
Smart About Money (SAM) www.smartaboutmoney.org In-depth guided learning courses and financial education tools.
Senior Citizens' Resources www.savvysenior.org Links to organizations that provide resources for seniors on various financial and life planning topics. 
Attorney General of Texas https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/seniors/senior-consumers Focus on unfair and deceptive business practices that target seniors, as well as consumer education for seniors and their families.
Attorney General of Texas  
https://texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/consumer-protection
The Consumer Protection department provides assistance with filing complaints against businesses you may have a dispute with. The department also works to spread awareness of consumer rights and common scams. 
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau www.consumerfinance.gov The CFPB enforces federal consumer financial laws to protect consumers in the marketplace. The CFPB takes consumer complaints and monitors financial markets for new risks to consumers.