Online Resources

Online Resources: Are you looking for ways to become savvier with your money? Surely, check out the helpful websites below to get you started.

Online Resources:

Better Money Habits
Better Money Habits
Better Money Habits is a partnership between Bank of America and Khan Academy. Overall, it gives people a new way of learning the “why” and the “how” behind personal finance.


Budgets Are Sexy
Second, try Budgets Are Sexy. To summarize, it is a blog dedicated to getting people to stop and pay attention to their money.

Debtors Anonymous
Third, consider Debtors Anonymous. In essence, it offers hope for people whose debt causes suffering in their lives and the lives of others.

Wise Bread
Fourth, explore Wise Bread. In short, it is a community of bloggers that want to help you live large on a small budget.

Get Rich Slowly
Fifth, find information about personal finance at Get Rich Slowly. In fact, their blog posts are from a group of writers writing about their journeys from debt to financial security.

Annual Credit Report
Annual Credit Report
For getting started with credit, start here. Importantly, federal law requires each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies – Experian, Equifax and TransUnion – to give you a free credit report every 12 months if you ask for it.
Opt Out PreScreen
Opt-Out Prescreen
Next, Opt-out from receiving credit card offers. Overall, this will prevent Consumer Credit Reporting Companies from providing your credit file information for credit card company offers.
My Money Check-Up
My Money Check-Up
Then, get a check up. Created by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), Sharpen Your Financial Focus program.  In essence it allows consumers to identify their most pressing financial issue and select the appropriate solution from a customized three-step program.

For budgeting, Mint pulls all your financial accounts into one place and allows you to set a budget, track your goals, and do more with your money, for free.
National Consumer Protection Week
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW)
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions.
Small Business Resources

Savannah SCORE
If you want to speak with a business mentor, the Savannah SCORE chapter provides free and confidential business consulting. In summary, his chapter has over 30 executive consultants who are knowledgeable in all aspects of a business.

Savannah Entrepreneurial Center (SEC)
Finally, the Savannah Entrepreneurial Center (SEC) aims to increase local business creation and support the economic empowerment of Savannah residents.  To summarize, they provide comprehensive business training and development services.

Also, to become savvier with your money, contact CCCS.