Did you know that there is a lot of fantastic information and education on managing a home located here and there on various government websites? One such site is SmartAboutMoney.org. Described as “Nonprofit, noncommercial and unbiased,” Smart About Money (or “SAM”) has all kinds of “practical articles, worksheets, tips and valuable resources [such as calculators, for example] …to help you understand and manage your money.”
The goal of this program of the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) is to inspire “financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.”
At SAM you can:
- Set up a personal, “My Money Toolbox” account to access online budgeting tools, find and save favorite financial articles, flag helpful resources and even join a forum.
- Take a “Live Values Quiz” to understand what values are behind your financial choices.
- Discover “10 Basic Steps to help you get started and smart about your money.”
- And more…
Remember that one of our major jobs as homemakers is to find and manage resources. Smart About Money is a site that may have some helpful resources for your family, so take a few minutes today to check it out at: http://smartaboutmoney.org/ Best of all, it’s free!