Smart About Money

Last updated: November 20, 2017

Smart About Money

Smart About Money (SAM)

Free online courses. At your own pace. On your own time. 

In-depth personal finance courses, articles, calculators and tips to help you manage your money through life's ups and downs.  SAM is sponsored by the National Endowment for Financial Education.

Start with Money Basics

SAM's Money Basics courses form the foundation for the rest of your personal finance journey. Each course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete and includes valuable tools and resources including worksheets, calculators and quizzes.

  • Spending & Saving
  • Credit & Debt
  • Insurance
  • Investing
  • Employment

Courses

A SAM course is an in-depth guided learning experience. The average course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete and includes valuable tools and resources including worksheets, calculators and quizzes.

  • Money Basics
  • My Emergency Fund Plan
  • My Financial Well-Being Plan
  • My Retirement Plan
  • My Transportation Plan

Tools

Use SAM's tools to help you reach your financial goals.

  • 10 Basic Steps
  • Calculators
  • Budget Wizard
  • Worksheets
  • Common Money Questions