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Your Finances, Your Future - Introduction

Basic Financial Education Resources For You, Your Family and Your Community

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Be $mart With Your Money!

From renting or buying a place to live, to paying off credit card bills or making a simple trip to the neighborhood store, Californians make important personal decisions about money each and every day.

Learn how to better manage your money and credit.

Our new Your Finances, Your Future Web pages are intended to provide access to basic, unbiased information on how to be smart about your personal finances.  Links to free non-profit and government resources will provide you with helpful information on:

• Improving your personal financial skills;

• Saving for emergencies, retirement and health care;

• Planning for big purchases such as buying a home or car;

• Avoiding the dangers of too much credit card debt.