Financial Literacy Resources
In partnership with the Seattle Community Colleges Television and North Seattle Community College has created eight powerful personal finance courses that you can take online for free, with an option to receive a certificate for your credit file. Called “Investing in Yourself”, this series of programs teach the essentials of smart money management.
Financial Beginnings empowers youth and adults to take control of their financial future. We provide educational programs that incorporate all aspects of personal finance to give individuals the foundation they need to make informed financial decisions.
FDIC Money Smart Program
Modules on banking and credit basics, money management, saving, protecting one’s identity and privacy, consumer rights, credit reporting, responsible use of credit cards, using loans and purchasing a home. FDIC Money Smart Program as adapted by Credit Unions & Disability Rights Michigan & in Accessible Format: www.prosynergy.org
Financial Education Public Private Partnership
In 2009 legislature passed SHB 1347, extending the efforts of Financial Literacy Public-Private Partnership (FLPPP) by creating the Financial Education Public-Private Partnership (FEPPP). The committee brings together individuals from both the public and private sector in an effort to provide quality financial education for students in the public school system.
To help you gain the money management skills that will help you along your path to financial freedom, includes a great section on assistive technology.
Habitat for Humanity – Recipes for Financial Fitness
Units on Controlling Finances, Credit Basics, Protecting My Money, Finding a Good Job, Getting an Education and Owning a Home. Self paced with tests and worksheets for each module.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Financial Planning WorkBooks & Related Resources: Financial planning workbook for people newly diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis covering a range of issues including money management, job development, assistive technology, benefits planning and special needs trust and estate planning issues. Website has a number of excellent articles on assistive technology selection and funding.
For a list of local non profits who provide financial education information, classes, and workshops, visit the following link:http://www.dfi.wa.gov/financial-education
For a list of free financial literacy classes in Seattle-King County, please visit http://www.everyoneiswelcome.org