Resources on the Web
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- Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
Regulatory organization that creates and enforces uniform standards of competency, practice and ethics of financial planners by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as the recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning.
- Financial Planning Association
The Financial Planning Association (FPA®) is the largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the U.S.
- The Garrett Planning Network, Inc.
An international affiliation of professional Fee-Only financial advisors, dedicated to serving people from all walks of life on an hourly, as-needed basis.
Credit and Consumer Finance
Site set up by the big three credit reporting agencies in the United States, to furnish free annual credit reports, as required by federal law.
Compare mortgage, refinance, insurance and CD rates. Expert analysis of home loan finance topics and trends.
- Clark Howard
Consumer advice and information from the nationally syndicated talk show host.
Colleges & Financial Aid
Student Guide to Financial Aid.
- Georgia Student Finance Commission
Student loans, state grants, Georgia's HOPE scholarship program, student loan guarantor and guide to Georgia's Colleges and Technical Institutes.
College saving guide.
- U.S. Department of Education
Learn about federal financial aid.
- Internal Revenue Service
The IRS is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement.
Insurance quotes and insurance resources
Business and Investing
The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy’s online resource to help you invest wisely and avoid fraud.
Investment resource specialized in fund investing.
- The Wall Street Journal
Online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.
- Yahoo! Finance
Financial news and research website.
Membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.
- Aging with Dignity
A national non-profit organization with a mission to affirm and safeguard the human dignity of individuals as they age and to promote better care for those near the end of life.
- Eldercare Locator
A public service of the Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
Information about the parts of Medicare, what's new, and how to find Medicare plans, facilities, or providers.
- National Clearing House for Long-Term Care Information
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services developed this website to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care (LTC) needs.
- Social Security Administration
Independent agency of the United States federal government that administers Social Security, a social insurance program consisting of retirement, disability, and survivors' benefits.