Tax Information for Tax Year 2015
Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2015 Tax Year): Low Income Taxpayers May Qualify for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
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Financial & Investment Resources
Money Smart Week
Money Smart Week Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Money Smart Week® is April 18-25, 2015, this year, but their website has great resources year-round.
FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Investor Education Content Modules were developed by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and are a self-study program for individuals. Be aware that the Foundation permits the use of these copyrighted materials for non-commercial educational purposes only.
Healthy, Wealthy & Wise Financial Education Program
Healthy, Wealthy & Wise is a basic financial education program for beginners. The Mississippi State University Extension Service, who designed the program, state the program “is designed to motivate adults to improve financial health and increase wealth by reducing debt, increasing savings and gaining confidence in the ability to make wise financial decisions.”
MyMoney.gov is the U.S.Government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.
Investor’s Clearinghouse is sponsored by the Alliance for Investor Education and is dedicated to helping Americans increase their understanding and knowledge about investing.
Women’s Institute for Financial Education (WIFE)
WIFE is the oldest non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial education to women in their quest for financial independence.
Federal Trade Commission – Identity Theft
The Federal Trade Commission works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them.
The IRS’ Organizations Eligible to Receive Tax Deductible Charitable Contributions webpage is the place to go when you want to verify that a charitable organization is legitimate before making out the check. You may search for an organization by name or EIN, or download the entire database.
Identity Theft and Online Privacy
Put a Lock On It: Protecting Your Online Privacy
Put a Lock On It is a handout from the Consumer Protection Agency that provides information and useful tips on how to protect your online privacy and security of sensitive personal information.