Resources for financial educators

We help you help the people you serve. For adult financial educators, the tools here show our latest thinking on consumer financial behavior and effective financial education practices.

Upcoming webinar

Join us for a free webinar on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 2–3 p.m. EST, to learn about the CFPB’s Community Financial Education Project, which provides libraries with financial education resources, program ideas, outreach materials, and training. The goal of the effort is to make libraries the go-to source for financial information and education in every community. Learn more about this national initiative and how you can participate.

Email CFPB_FinEx@consumerfinance.gov to reserve your spot.

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Resources for financial educators

See the whole inventory of materials that you can access, download, and use for free. Or order CFPB financial education materials .

Understanding the financial education field

Get to know the landscape of the financial education field and the challenges other financial educators are facing.

Understanding consumers

Gain insights into consumer behaviors, motivations, perceptions, and attitudes. Understand the challenges facing consumers in the financial products and services marketplace.

Tools for financial educators

Review a few tools and techniques to improve your effectiveness and service to consumers.

Webinar archive

Each webinar is added to the archive a few weeks after its presentation date.

Financial education programs serving immigrant communities
September 2016
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Federal financial education resources
July 2016
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Take control of your auto loan
June 2016
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Financial rules to live by
May 2016
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Evidence-based insights: tips for strengthening financial education curriculum
April 2016
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Money as You Grow
March 2016
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Financial caregivers tools and resources
February 2016
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Measuring financial well-being
January 2016
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Planning for Retirement
December 2015
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Owning a Home
November 2015
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Tax time savings
September 2015
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Your Money, Your Goals toolkit
August 2015
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Consumer complaints
July 2015
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Credit reports
June 2015
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Financial well-being
May 2015
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Videos

We’ve created a portfolio of ideas for helping with common money management challenges. Two challenges are described in the short videos below.