Financial Literacy Resources

What is Financial Literacy?

Financial literacy is defined as the ability to understand and use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. 

Day-to-day financial literacy includes:

  • Knowing how a checking account works
  • Proper use of a credit card
  • Practices to avoid debt
  • Maintaining a household budget
  • Paying for children's schooling
  • Saving enough for retirement

Financial Literacy Events

Managing Your Money – Budgeting & Savings Strategies
Two Sessions: 

  • Tuesday, September 28, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Virtual (English) 
  • Wednesday, September 29, 12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Virtual (Spanish)

Presented by: Wells Fargo - Cynthia Burris, Senior Program Manager, and Sandra Butterfield, Branch Manager

In this session you will learn concrete steps you can take to help you develop a financial plan as well as a variety of tools and tips you can use for ongoing money management. Plus, understand how to development and implement financial goals. Register here.

Recorded Workshop: Taking Control of Debt  presented by Tools for Life, Loudoun Habitat for Humanity                                                                 In this virtual workshop, John Marshall Bank's Bill McGowan and Bob McCoy will discuss how to take control of your debt by understanding financial well-being, the difference between good and bad debt, identifying strategies to pay down debt, and how to save while paying down debt. Watch here.

Publications Available

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center offers the following no cost materials on financial literacy for contactless pickup by request.*

Publications 

  • Financial Literacy Inventory 
  • Quick Financial Literacy Guide

*Email Christine Love to request publications.