The Governor’s Office, in conjunction with the Utah Foreclosure Task Force is
actively working to meet the challenges presented by the current sub-prime
mortgage lending situation. The information provided on this site includes the
Foreclosure Prevention Workbook, links to reputable housing counselors, dates and
times of local financial management classes, and more.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency,
created this website to help you tackle some money issues head-on. This site
helps you weather tough economic times by teaching positive, tried and true money
management techniques. Find information about scams and frauds, managing your
money, credit cards, your home, employment, and dealing with debt.
In the difficult times of lay-offs and bankruptcy, this site helps you understand
your health and retirement benefits and options after you have been laid off.
Extension provides information and tools you can use every day to improve your
life, including resources on personal finances. This objective, research-based
information includes assistance on consumer credit, home ownership, estate
planning, children and money, and many more.
ConsumerCents® is a personal financial empowerment training program created by
AAA Fair Credit Foundation. It offers dynamic financial education content, access
to free one-on-one financial counseling and tools to help you learn financial
training life skills. Upon registration you will have access to all of the tools,
resources and one-on-one support at your fingertips absolutely free of charge.
Utah Saves helps you realize that you don’t have to be rich to build wealth. As a
member of Utah Saves, you can start paying off your debts, and saving to reach
your financial goals. They give you tips and tools to help you set goals,
develop strategies to reach those goals, and to start saving. It is absolutely
free of charge to become a member.
The Utah Individual Development Account Network (UIDAN) Program is an investment
strategy and multi-faceted financial education program designed to help provide
low to moderate income individuals and families with the opportunity, incentive,
and institutional support necessary for them to save for and acquire productive
assets that promise a higher income, new wealth and self-sufficiency. Helping
individuals and families achieve long-term self-sufficiency will reduce poverty
and revitalize local communities from the inside out.
The Utah Housing Coalition is a leader in housing issues promoting the increase
of accessible, affordable housing statewide by offering education, advocacy, and
The Community Action Services and Food Bank is dedicated to fostering
self-reliance in individuals, families and communities by providing a variety of
programs and solutions designed to address local needs and issues.
The Cooperative Extension System operates under its longstanding tradition of
extending Utah State University to the people to improve the quality of life for
individuals, families, and communities. Extension is unique in structure and
function. As a partner of federal, state, and local governments, the Extension
System—with its network of county offices and state universities—is in a position
to deliver educational programs at the grassroots level throughout the nation.
Community Action Agencies help people to help themselves in achieving
self-sufficiency. Today there are approximately 1000 Community Action Agencies,
serving those in poverty in every state, as well as Puerto Rico and the Trust
Territories. In Utah, there are nine Community Action Agencies and one statewide
partner. Through them, we create a place that provides families with the support
and resources they need to obtain self-sufficiency.
United Way of Utah County is involved in creating lasting change in our community,
partnering with people from all across the community to make the greatest
difference by focusing on building financially stable families, preparing
children to succeed, and creating a cohesive community.
AAA Fair Credit Foundation is an accredited 501(c)(3) nonprofit financial
counseling agency that assists financially-distressed individuals and couples move
from crisis to control by offering confidential financial counseling, financial
literacy education, debt management, housing counseling, and asset-building
The Utah Department of Workforce Services helps individuals’ financial situations
by encouraging participation in Utah’s economy. Utah Department of Workforce
Services offers help for employers looking for qualified workers, people looking
for jobs, or people in need of unemployment benefits, food stamps, financial
assistance, Medicaid or child care.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsors employment resources to
help all individuals, with or without membership in the Church, develop employment
skills and find jobs with the ultimate goal of promoting self-sufficiency.