Recommended Links

Listed below are links to web sites that may be of interest to you. Feel free to visit these web sites.

 

Budgeting For Your Future

Click here to access a financial worksheet helping you build and manage your budget.

Understand Your Debt

Click here for a link to the National Student Loan Data System

 

Sight-see for Free

Check out these three websites for ideas on how you can enjoy a fun vacation without breaking the bank!
http://discountattractions.com/
http://www.expedia.com/Activities
http://www.citypass.com

 

 Financial Inventory Worksheet

Keep your various financial accounts verified and organized with this Financial Inventory Worksheet.

 

 Graduation Guide

Graduation season means it is time to make some serious student loan decisions. here’s some guidance:

 

High School Graduates:

1. Stay in State

2. Consider Community College

3. Work the Web

4. Seek out Scholarships

Find and apply for scholarships here.

5. Focus on Four

 

Records and Retention Schedule

Protect yourself from identity theft by following this retention schedule with your financial documents
See the Schedule

 

US Inflation Calculator

Easily calculate how the buying power of the US dollar has changed from 1913-2014; get inflation rates, and inflation news
http://www.usinflationcalculator.com/

 

Tax Season Resources

File an extension

Track your return

 

The security breach at Target has many people concerned about how their credit scores could be impacted.

Click Here to take the Financial Bully quiz and find out if you are being bullied.

Click Here for list of charities eligible for tax exempt status by the IRS.

Click Here to see how charities will use your donation.

Parental Costs – USDA’s Cost of Raising a Child calculator, you can estimate how much it will annually cost to raise a child.

Free Credit Score – Credit Karma gives you access to your Credit Scores, No Fees, No Trials, and No Credit Card required.

Free Credit Report – Get your annual free credit report from Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion today.

Budgeting Guide –  Use this worksheet to see how much money you spend this month. Then, use this month’s information to help you plan next month’s budget.

Auto Lease/Buy Calculator – A big decision is whether to buy or lease a car. Use this calculator to find out which is best for you

Retirement Calculator – Determine all the facts and figures to calculate your successful retirement

Ed Slott and Company – Ed Slott’s web site for the most up to minute IRA advise.

Harry Dent Helping People Understand Economic Change – HS Dent is an economic research and forecasting company that works diligently to provide Financial Professionals and individuals with the proprietary economic tools needed to accurately forecast what lies ahead in our economy based on The Dent Method – the only documented record of success at forecasting long term economic trends.

IRS Publication 590 for IRA’s – IRS rules and guidelines for IRA’s

Social Security – This link takes you to the 2009 summary report

U.S. Government Accountability Office

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