Free & Mostly-Free Financial Help & Resources
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Teach your kids good money habits with FamZoo's Virtual Family Bank (FREE Trial)
FamZoo.com is an online application that helps parents teach their young children, tweens, and teens good personal finance habits. Each family that joins can set up their own online Virtual Family Bank to manage spending, saving, charitable giving, budgets, allowances, chores, goals, loans, and much more. Parents can start very simple with young kids and add sophistication as their children mature through the tween and teen years. [US Only]
Free Printable Budget Worksheets
Three free printable worksheets, designed so you can simply print and fill in the blanks. Calculate your monthly budget, create a balanced spending plan and start eliminating your debt once and for all.
Budget Worksheet part 1
Budget Worksheet part 2
Budget Worksheet part 3
Free Credit Monitoring and Related Services from CreditKarma
CreditKarma.com, the consumer's credit advocate, today became the first company to offer free credit monitoring to all U.S. consumers. The new feature will monitor a consumer's credit file on a daily basis and alert the member when a significant change occurs. Registration is free and takes less than two minutes. [US Only]
Need a little help with paying your bills? Check out Icantpaymybill.com ~ It's a consumer advocacy resource that provides company contact information and an open forum for discussing how to get out of debt. Thanks Cynthia!
More Free Printable Budget Worksheets
Thanks Jack! BudgetWorksheets.org contains worksheets for financial planning and is a great way to stay on a budget. [US Only]
Free "Avoiding Foreclosure" DVD
"Avoiding Foreclosure" is a consumer education DVD that introduces you to four clients who found themselves in mortgage trouble for different reasons and sought assistance from an NFCC-certified housing counselor. [US Only]
Free E-books Worth Reading...
Abagnale & Associates have the following publications available online: "Frank Abagnale's Tips for Protecting Your Credit", "The Complex Universe of Identity Theft ~ Effective, thorough protection is more than just locking up your data", "Protection Against Check Fraud", "tips for detecting counterfeit money and the short-change artist", "Check Fraud and Identity Theft", "Check Fraud Liability", and many more.
Free Estate Planning DVD
Compliments of The John Birch Society, Standing for Family and Freedom... go to the 'Support Us' tab, then the Order Free DVD link and fill in the short form. [US Only]
Mint by Quicken - The Best FREE Way to Manage Your Money Online
Try Mint online personal finance software from the makers of Quicken. Gives you the tools you need to organize your finances for FREE.
Credit Sesame ~ Free Online Personal Credit Manager Tools and Information
Credit Sesame makes managing personal credit online easy ~ learn how to owe less in interest and save on mortgage, loan & credit card payments! Credit Sesame is a 100% FREE personal finance credit and debt management tool with no credit card required or trial period.
Free Online Personal Financial Advisor
Thanks David! We have a free program; the "Fastfa Financial Analysis System" to help people manage debt, build a budget and plan their finances online. Sign up for free, use it to develop your financial plan. There is no software to buy or download.
Free Booklet: "Debt-Free Holidays Handbook"
Thanks Mike! A simple guide to avoiding post-holiday financial hangover Learn how to: Give Yourself A Holiday Bonus (Free Up 10%-15% Of Your Income), Identify Your Holiday Budget, Identify Gift Ideas, Create A Shopping List & Stay Within Your Holiday Budget. This Free 18 page booklet will help you to stay debt free for the holidays. [US Only]
Practical Money Skills Freebies
Learn financial management skills and how to protect your financial status with a free Practical Money Skills CD, a free Guide to Credit Cards and/or a free Consumer Identity Theft Brochure from practicalmoneyskills.com. [US Only]
Free Living Will
Everyone should have a Living Will and Rocket Lawyer allows you to complete one free ~ Includes free help and documents created by professional attorneys to meet the specific laws of your state. Create your Living Will today to make sure your wishes are known. [US Only]
Free Will Creation Toolkit
To get your free Will Kit and other info from the American Cancer Society just fill in the form. [US Only]
Assorted Freebies from PracticalMoneySkills.com
Learn financial management skills and how to protect your financial status with some great freebies from practicalmoneyskills.com...
These top-quality financial literacy materials, including classroom modules, games, DVDs and brochures, are free and available for access now by all educators, parents and consumers. Click "Download" to download an item, or "Add to Cart" to receive it by mail. You must log in or create an account to order. [US Only]
Free "My Money" Kit from the US Government
Information to help you choose and use credit cards, get out of debt, protect your credit record, understand your Social Security benefits, insure your bank deposits, and start a savings and investing plan. (US Only)
e-File your federal tax return for free
Here is a list from the IRS that has about fifteen sites where you can fill out and e-file your federal taxes.
Free Tax Organizer
Save Time, Save Money, Save the Hassles! To maximize your tax deductions you must be organized... just for stopping by this web site you can get a free tax deduction organizer. (US Only)
AceMoney Lite 3.6.1 (Freeware)
This program promises to help you keep track of home and small-business finances, AceMoney Lite is free account-management software. It's easy to use and will help you keep a tight rein on your spending habits, stock portfolio, and 401(k) and bill payments.....and it got top reviews from download.com, who said:"There is no reason not to try AceMoney Lite, given that it's free and has extensive features and good design." (Win95/98/NT/Me/2000/XP)
The Frugal Shopper
Here's a 'Favorite Place' sent in by "Lchayim"...
The best free offers, discounts, and great deals available online, plus frugal living resources and original ideas to help consumers hold on to their hard-earned money. Featuring printables, deals, coupons, and more...
PayPal Free Payment Service
PayPal.com is a FREE service that allows you to instantly send and receive cash over the Internet - and it's accepted at over 37,000 websites. A Safe and Secure alternative to credit cards. (A credit card and bank account are NOT required to become a PayPal member.)
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