Did you know that the U.S. government has a web site devoted to helping citizens with sound personal finance?

MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are planning to buy a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401k, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you do it better. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 federal agencies government wide.

The site offers resources on:

There is a large body of knowledge here. You can also order the MyMoney Toolkit, a package of personal finance publications. (I ordered one and will share its contents when it arrives.) There’s even a section for kids!

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