Economic Cents

by Eleven 15. November 2010 16:59

Utah Foreclosure Task Force

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.

Money Matters

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.

U.S. Department of Labor: Job Loss Tool Kit

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 Financial Resources

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.

Consumer Cents

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

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.


Utah Housing Coalition

The Utah Housing Coalition is a leader in housing issues promoting the increase of accessible, affordable housing statewide by offering education, advocacy, and cooperative partnerships.

Community Action Services and Food Bank

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.

USU Extension Services

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 Partnership of Utah

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

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

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 programs

Department of Workforce Services

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.

LDS Employment

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.


Financial Literacy

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