Financial Education Resources
Investing in our communities and in you
free financial education presentations
Help your community, school, or business build financial skills with one of our free personalized financial education presentations. Our staff is trained to bring you valuable information on budgeting, understanding credit, identity theft protection, credit vs. debit, and much more.
You pick the topic, then contact us at 800-724-9282 or email [email protected], and we’ll find a date and time that works best for you.
in their own words ...
Reliant has partnered with [our organization] to provide financial literacy to students across our region. Karen and her team provided amazing workshops that help students understand their financial future. Topics include budgeting, loans, types of accounts, insurance, purchasing a vehicle, moving into your first apartment, preventing fraud and much more. Karen and her team provide real world examples that help students understand the material. In addition to the amazing workshops, Karen and her team provided these workshops throughout the COVID shutdown, adjusting to the ever-changing needs of the students, utilizing online platforms such as Zoom and Google Meets, as well as providing in-person presentations in smaller settings.
Looking for tools and resources to help you save, invest, and manage your money? Find information, games, and fun facts about money at MyMoney.gov.
Visit the Life Events page at MyCreditUnion.gov, and you’ll find a variety of links to help you manage money, deal with debt, save for your future, and more.
Stop unwanted solicitors
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) can help eliminate unwanted offers that bombard you by mail, email and phone.
To stop telephone solicitations, call 888-382-1222 or visit the National Do Not Call Registry.
Stop pre-approved credit card offers
Call toll-free 888-5-OPT-OUT (888-567-8688) or visit Opt Out Prescreen online. The phone number and website are operated by the major consumer reporting companies.
Find better businesses and charities
The Better Business Bureau can help you find and recommend businesses, brands and charities you can trust.
Protect yourself as a consumer
Consumer Reports is an independent organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just and safe consumer environment. They’re here to empower you to protect yourself.
Access high-quality credit counseling
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling sets the standard for quality credit counseling, debt reduction services, and education for financial wellness.
Get confidential debt counseling
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester provides confidential debt counseling in the greater Rochester area and the Southern Tier of New York.