Personal Finance 101

Personal Finance Center

Personal Finance 101 is a federal government website that “is a ‘one-stop’ link to a broad range of federal information resources available online. It is designed so that you can locate information by category.” 

Federal Reserve
The Federal Reserve System, with twelve regional banks, provides a wealth of consumer and personal finance information.

Federal Trade Commission – For Consumers
The Consumer Information section of this website provides information on what businesses to avoid, scams and ripoffs, and other helpful tips on a variety of consumer topics. 

Greater Memphis Financial Empowerment Center
The GMFEC offers free, one-on-one professional financial counseling to all Shelby County residents regardless of income. Certified financial counselors are available for customized guidance and can help residents deal with personal financial issues such as budgeting, saving, debt reduction, and credit improvement.

Money Essentials
This site, presented by CNN, offers easy-to-understand lessons for “gaining control of your financial life.” Topics covered include: budgeting, investing, insurance, 401(k)s and taxes. is produced by the Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, which is committed to promoting the financial well-being of all Americans.

Rutgers University Libraries – Personal Finance
Rutgers University Libraries maintains this personal finance website that covers information on financial management basics, borrowing, investing, giving and living. 

Yahoo! Finance
This site for investing and personal finance provides U.S. and International stock quotes, as well as historical quotes and other market information. Additional topics include financial news, industry news, annual reports, mutual funds, loans, insurance and taxes.

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Last review 5/13/2024