The information shown on this site, and contained within the printable materials, is designed to provide you with information and resources to help you better understand events and choices that impact your personal finances. The information does not identify every resource or informational site available; it does provide a variety of resources to help you develop your financial literacy skills and knowledge.

Note: some resources may contain additional links to more resources; some resources are free while others may require payment for materials or services provided. The Office of Consumer Credit does not endorse or specifically recommend one resource over another.

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     
Access by phone or internet to information from over 60,000 state and local health and humans services programs.
Building Wealth: Dallas Federal Reserve http://www.dallasfed.org/microsites/cd/wealth/index.html Building Wealth is a personal finance education resource that presents an overview of wealth-building strategies for consumers, community leaders, teachers and students.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) www.cccs.net
800-249-2227
Online financial calculators, information about seminars and webinars, financial tips and more.
Cornerstone Financial Education http://www.csfedu.org/ Resources for financial education, home ownership, energy efficiency and debt management
Feed the Pig www.feedthepig.org Tips on savings, fraud protection, basic budgeting, including a 4-week financial fitness challenge.
Financial literacy Coalition of Central Texas (FLCCT) www.flcct.org Free on-site financial education programs, resources for youth and adults.
My Money www.mymoney.gov
 
Government website providing resources for making smart financial choices.
Money Wi$e www.money-wise.org Free financial education materials and multilingual teaching aids on banking, home ownership and teen savings.
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) www.nefe.org Workshop kits and tools for financial literacy education.
FDIC: Money Smart https://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/index.html A self-paced Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) format online for ages 13 and over in English and Spanish
Texas Financial Toolbox http://www.texasfinancialtoolbox.com/ Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation - Information about classes, events, one-on-one counseling and home buyer programs is here, all searchable by county and city.
Jump$tart www.jumpstart.org Financial Literacy resources for youth and for educators
Texas College Savings Plan https://www.texascollegesavings.com/ Information on the Texas 529 Savings Plan
Senior Citizens' Resources https://www.sec.gov/investor/seniors.shtml Find government resources for seniors on money, housing, health, consumer protection, and more.
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.
Own Your Future Texas - Long Term Care Partnership http://www.ownyourfuturetexas.org/ Information and resources for understanding and planning for long-term care.
The Savvy Senior http://savvysenior.org/seniorresources.htm Links to organizations, resources and tools for seniors on a variety of financial and life planning topics.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau www.consumerfinance.gov File a complaint, get information about financial products, college payment options, and financial industry studies.