USEFUL FINANCIAL TOOLS

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RETIREMENT PLANNING

Social Security – Register and get your estimated benefits

PERA – Great resource for those with PERA

Financial Calculators – Various calculators to help you make decisions

AUTO

Car Buying Tips – Hot tips if you’re in the market

Car Fax – Get a report on the car you are considering

Edmunds – Find cars and research them

Kelley Blue Book – Research tools

BANKING

FDIC Site – Find out more about your bank

ALLY – Notable rate offered on the savings account

EDUCATION

College in Colorado – planning for college

National Center for Education Statistics – Research, evaluate, statistics

Salliemae – Calculators for estimating college costs, savings needs, and student loan payments.

FASFA – Financial Aid

FINANCIAL NEWS

Bloomberg- Market news and quotes

CNN Financial News – Market news and quotes

InvestorGuide – Stock research tool

MSN Money – News and quotes

Yahoo – keep track of your portfolio and detailed charts

Big Charts – Comparisons and charts

INVESTOR EDUCATION

Investorwords – Investment terms and helpful links

Motley Fool – Smattering of helpful tools

SEC Investor Education Site – tools and information for the investor

Investments – Publications

Online edition of Forbes magazine

Magazine plus calculators, investor education and more

Smart Money

Smart Spending

Informational articles and product recalls are free on this site (subscription required for full online version)

Free online newspaper full of tips, hints, stories and links for living better for less.