Do you need help investing and managing your money? Here are some helpful links chosen by the University Park Library staff.

Helpful Financial Resource Websites

CNN Money 101

A step by step guide to gaining control over your financial life.

FINRA Site for Investors

Find information on smart investing and how to protect yourself and your investments.

Choosing a Financial Professional

From the University of Illinois Extension, a guide to getting help with financial planning.

Kiplinger’s Budget Worksheet

Get help calculating your monthly budget.

Credit Scores from

Find out how your credit score is calculated.

Annual Credit Report

Request FREE copies of your credit report, up to once per year.

CNN Retirement Calculator

Calculate your financial progress toward retirement.

Saving for College

Learn the basics of college savings plans.