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Finance 101

Below you can find basic articles, games, videos, and other resources on the basics of managing your own finances.

By clicking on the title or image, you'll be redirected to the external resource on a separate tab. All of these resources are not domestic abuse specific, but rather intended for learning about general financial wellbeing.

What is credit?

Experian
3 minute read
Article

Explains how credit works, what the different types of credit are, and why one needs credit.

How does debt work?

NerdWallet
5 minute read
Article

Explains the different types of debt and how to handle each type.

Taxes - what is it and how do you file?

Credit.org
5 minute read
Article

Explains the basics of taxes.

Mortgage

Rocket Mortgage
7 minute read
Article

Explains what a mortgage is, its different types, the mortgage process, and important terminology. .

How to file your taxes

Bank of America
5 minute read
Article

Lists six steps for first-time tax filers.

Fixed vs Variable Rate Auto Financing

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (US Government)
5 minute read
Article

Describes the difference between fixed and variable debt

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