Financial Education Articles
Tips for managing your money
Honor Bank is committed to increasing the financial literacy of our customers and community. Click on any of the topics below for tips on good money management. Share what you learn with your children and grandchildren. When it comes to money management skills, learning can never begin too early.
Teaching Your Kids About Money
- Everyday Teachable Moments
- Early Money Management Habits for Kids
- Teaching Teens the ABCs of Using Credit Wisely
Keys to Financial Health
Understanding and Using Credit
- Credit Dos and Don’ts and Annual Free Credit Report
- A Few Things You Should Know About Credit
- Financial Stress Test (PDF)
- What to Do if You Need Help
Protecting Your Financial Identity
Financial Literacy and Education Commission’s “My Money”
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. There is also a toll-free hotline (1-888-MYMONEY).
FDIC’s Money Smart
The FDIC developed the Money Smart curriculum to help adults enhance their money management skills, understand basic financial services offered by the financial mainstream and build their financial confidence to use banking services effectively.
U.S. Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™
The United States Mint’s H.I.P. Pocket Change™ website was launched in July 1999. H.I.P. Pocket Change is a fun educational tool for students and teachers that generates interest in coins, the United States Mint, and U.S. history.
Visit the U.S. Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change page
Federal Reserve Education
The Federal Reserve Education website provides instructional materials and tools designed to increase an understanding of the Federal Reserve, economics and financial education.
Visit the Federal Reserve Education website
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Working to ensure that consumers get the information they need to make the financial decisions they believe are best for themselves and their families is a core function for this federal agency, created in 2010 by the Dodd-Frank Act. The CFPB has free financial education materials in English and Spanish that are available for bulk ordering.
Visit the Consumer Finance site
Paying For College
The CFPB provides easily accessible information to consumers to help with each stage in deciding how to pay for college, from college choices and weighing student loans options, through graduation and repayment of loans for graduates.
Visit the Paying for College page at Consumer Finance
American Bankers Association
Do you have questions about things like mortgages, credit cards, fighting fraud, or saving for college? The American Bankers Association’s personal finance resources are here to help you understand these topics (and more) and make knowledgeable financial decisions.
Visit the American Bankers Association’s Consumer Resources page