Resources

Investopedia

Investopedia offers an abundance of financial content, from articles, dictionary terms, tutorials and video, to frequently asked questions and exam prep quizzes.  The site also has a stock-market simulator where users can practice and refine their investing skills.

Glassdoor

Glassdoor is a resource that is a must-have for job seekers, containing all of the information you need before taking your first step into the “real world.”  The site provides information from other users regarding salary information, company reviews, and even job interview tips based on personal experience.

Wetfeet

Similar to Glassdoor, Wetfeet contains a plethora of resources that can help you get your foot in the door.  Examples of topics emphasized on the site include the following: interview preparation, career advancement, networking advice, resume improvement, and much more.

Credit Karma

Credit Karma is one of the few sites on the internet where users can access their credit history for free, even without the need of giving your credit card information.  Just be sure to decline the promotions offered before receiving your free score.

Daily Finance

For those looking to becoming more financially literate, visiting this site periodically will help keep you up-to-date on all matters relating to personal finance. 

Bankrate

Bankrate is a leading aggregator of financial rate information, offering extensive rate data and financial content. This site provides free rate information to consumers on more than 300 financial products, including mortgages, credit cards, new and used automobile loans, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, checking and ATM fees, home equity loans and online banking fees.

Mint

See all your balances and transactions together, on the web or your phone.  Mint automatically pulls all your financial information into one place, giving you a 360-degree view of your financial situation.

Kiplinger

The monthly Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine advises its readers on managing their money, covering investing, retirement planning, taxes, insurance, real estate, buying and leasing a car, health care, travel and financing college.

Marketwatch

MarketWatch can be thought of as the “hub” for real-time financial information. When looking for websites that will improve financial literacy, this site should be at the top of your list.

The Motley Fool

From buying a home to dealing with taxes, and from managing credit card debt to saving for retirement, Fool.com's Personal Finance Center provides actionable advice to help members manage their finances.

CashCourse

Cashcourse offers several free courses to choose from, with each topic aimed at increasing your financial savvy and awareness.  After each course, you will be quizzed to confirm your grasp on the concepts pertaining to each job.

RetailMeNot

If you’re like most students, funds can often be scarce after paying for necessities (e.g. tuition, housing, meal plan).  While unfortunately there isn’t a promo code for the aforementioned expenses, RetailMeNot contains a vast number of coupons for other resources such as late-night food, clothing, and entertainment.

FinAid

FinAid has established itself as one of the leading resources on information relating to paying for college.  For those who are concerned about funding college, FinAid is the go-to resource for information on grants, loans, etc.

HUD.gov

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers links to housing counselors and a wealth of information about how to buy, and keep your first home.

MyMoney.gov

MyMoney.gov is a website dedicated to teaching the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from more than 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.