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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.


Reliant Member Development Coordinator presenting information to a class of high school students
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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.

Petrea R., Coordinator, Pre-Employment Transition Services Program
Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES

financial planning

Looking for tools and resources to help you save, invest, and manage your money? Find information, games, and fun facts about money at

Visit the Life Events page at, and you’ll find a variety of links to help you manage money, deal with debt, save for your future, and more.

recommended resources

  • 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.

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