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Spending and Saving Resources

Computer helpAre you in a saving and spending crisis? Or maybe you’re just looking to go deeper into this topic? There are many free and low-cost resources available to help you. Here are a few:

2-1-1

Just as you would call 9-1-1 in an emergency, you can call 2-1-1 (www.211.org) from anywhere in North America using your phone or computer to speak to a specialist in your community who can help you find a variety of free services including:

  • Disaster and emergency help
  • Housing and food assistance
  • Employment and education opportunities
  • Help starting a business
  • Help for special groups such as veterans and victims of domestic abuse

National Foundation for Credit Counseling

Get free or low-cost counseling to help you get out of a financial crisis or improve your money management. Visit www.nfcc.org or call 1-800-388-2227 to connect with these and other types of financial guidance:

  • Debt counseling
  • Bankruptcy counseling
  • Homeownership counseling
  • Reverse mortgage counseling
  • Student loan debt counseling

America Saves

Get help reaching your saving goals with tools and inspiration from America Saves.

American Savings Education Council (ASEC)—ChooseToSave.org

Visit www.ChooseToSave.org/calculators to calculate savings goals, savings potential, compound interest, earnings from potential investments and more.

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