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Topics that can help you and your family become Money Smart.

We have collected information and links for groups that can help with a wide range of topics. So whether you need to learn how to improve your credit, save for retirement or budget for your next big purchase, we are here to help you find the help you need.

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Budgeting / Smart Spending

Setting up a budget and finding discounts is the smart way to spend money.

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College / Career Prep

Preparing for your future career involves some sort of education or training. We have collect information and links that will help you prep for College or a Career.

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College Funding

Whether you are planning to attend college, are currently a student or already have student loans, we have collected resources to help you along the way.

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Credit

Think of credit as a tool to be used wisely. Good credit saves money; bad credit costs money. Find out the do's and don't of credit so bad credit won't cost you money.

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Credit Reports & Scores

It can be difficult to pay cash for your large items and that’s where credit can be helpful. It’s important to have a plan to build and maintain a good credit history. Good credit saves money; bad credit costs money.

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Disability

There are many local and national resources for those with disabilities.We have collected links and numbers for these resources to make it easier for you to find what you are looking for.

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Economic Mobility

Housing + Employment + Education/Training + Life Skills + Financial Literacy + Asset Development = Economic Mobility - We have collected information to help you achieve it!

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Emergency Services / Disaster Preparedness

Emergencies Happen! We have collected both local and national resources to help you if you find you need emergency help. There are people who want to help!

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Employment

Resources for all steps of finding Employment. Whether it is looking for a Job, getting training, or help with prepping for an interview, we have collected links and resources to help.

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Entrepreneurship/Small Business

Starting, running and growing a small business can be an overwhelming journey. Find mentors or network with other business owners.

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Financial Coaching

There are many organizations that provide financial education programs and services in Metropolitan Kansas City. Visit this Topic for a collection of resources to help you get Financial Coaching

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Financial Education for Consumers

Find out the resources available to obtain knowledge and an understanding of financial matters.

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Financial Education for Educators

Teaching tools, resources, activities, and more for educators, parents and those who want to teach how to be Money Smart.

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Financial Services

There are many financial institutions that can help you manage your money conveniently, while keeping your money safe.

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Financial Protection

Your personal information is a valuable commodity that needs to be protected. Find out how to protect you and your families information.

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Government Assistance / Benefits

This topic provides local, county, state and national assistance/benefits on one page.

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Healthcare

No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care at some point. Health insurance covers these costs. Healthcare protects you from health and financial risks.

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Housing

Housing costs take up a large share of the your budget and represent the largest single expenditure for many people, so it’s important to research options when choosing to rent or purchase housing.

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Immigrant Services

Find resources for Immigrant and Refugee Services and that will make you and your families moving to new country easier. There are people who want to help!

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Insurance

Insurance helps people to recover from the loss of their home, auto, health or life. Get Resource for understanding and getting insurance.

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Internet – Get Connected

Find available information for how to get access to the Internet, find the equipment needed to use it and the learn the skills needed to take advantage.

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Investing

It often isn’t enough to just save diligently, you need those savings to grow. Investing is trying to use money to make money so that your wealth increases over time.

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Legal Services

We have collect a wide range of resources and helpful links for when you or someone you know needs help dealing with legal issues.

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Library Services

There are six public library systems serving Metropolitan Kansas City. Find Helpful Links For Finding Your Local Library!

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Loans

A loans can be helpful for covering expenses, making a large purchase, starting a business, or for the cost of college. Find out what loan is right for you.

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Mentoring Programs

Finding a mentor in a life is a wonderful way to have additional people in your life to help you navigate some of life’s challenges and celebrate life’s successes!

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Online/Mobile Finances

Online / Mobile Banking can help you save time and money. Learn more on what you should know about it and how it can help you.

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Parenting/Childcare

Parents and caregivers serve an important role in educating and providing for our children. Find emergency and health services, tips, activities and more here.

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Reentry

Find help reentering your life after jail/prison. Find leadership and work in order to reduce recidivism and to support Missouri Probation & Parole.

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Retirement / Estate Planning

It's never too early to start planning your retirement. Find helpful resources for your retirement dreams.

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Saving

Saving Saving can help you achieve any financial goal. Saving gives YOU control of your money, prevents debt and helps you reach your financial goals.

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Senior Finances

We have collected resources just for Seniors. Find help with all things that might effect Seniors.

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Tax Preparation

Taxes can get confusing! Get the resources available to help you and your family.

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Transportation

Find helpful resources for getting around the Kansas City metro area.

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Veterans / Military Services

We have collected resource for veterans and there families to help when help is needed.

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More Money Smart Topics

We  have created other Topics Categories to help the Teens and Youth of KC become Money Smart. Be sure to check them out also!

Money Smart Teen Topic

Go To Teen Topics Page

Money Smart Youth Topic

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