Helpful Resources

Password Tips

How to create passwords that are long, strong and memorable

Checking Navigator

A tool to help you manage your account.

Check Reconciliation Worksheet

You can find the Check Reconciliation Worksheet here

Start Small, Save Up

Savings Tips & More!


Tips to help you protect your personal information

Financial Resolutions

Tips to help put your life on track for success

Fraud alert, freeze or lock?

Considering placing a fraud alert on your credit file? Fraud alert FAQs

Holiday Shopping Tips from the FTC

Click here for shopping tips to help you watch your wallet, shop wisely, and protect your personal information.

Financial Elder Abuse: Awareness and prevention is the first step.

With over 50 million Americans aged 62 and older, older adults are prime targets for financial exploitation. Financial exploitation has been called “the crime of the 21st century”.

Money Smart for Older Adults is designed to provide you with information and tips to help prevent common frauds, scams and other types of elder financial exploitation in your community. Please share this information as appropriate.

Here are some other helpful resources to help you identify and prevent financial elder abuse:

Cybersecurity Tips for Families & Small Businesses

Community Connections

Northeastern California Small Business Development Center (SBDC):