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Welcome to Your Money's Best Friend, a web site just for Pennsylvanians. On this site you can find resources to help deepen your understanding of financial issues, deal with major milestones in life, and connect with state and local services to help you make the most of your hard-earned money




 Your Money's Best Friend

Your Money’s Best Friend website is now being managed  by the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA).  We will be updating the website during the next couple of months, so visit often to keep up with the changes.  If you have any questions, please contact us



National Report Card on State Financial Literacy Efforts
The Center for Financial Literacy has graded all 50 states on their efforts to teach financial literacy to high school students. Learn more...

Pa. Task Force on Financial Education
A report examining the trends and needs in financial education and recommendations on how to improve efforts in Pennsylvania schools is now available. Learn more...  

Spotlight on Best Practices
Some school districts in Pennsylvania now require their students to take a personal finance course in order to graduate. Learn more...

Go Direct
The U. S. Treasury is requiring federal benefit recipients to receive their payments electronically. Get information on signing up for direct deposit or their Direct Express debit card. Learn more...

20 Things Kids Need to Know
Developed by the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, Money As You Grow provides lessons and activities for parents to teach their children age-appropriate financial lessons. Learn more...

Webinars for Teachers
K-12 teachers, regardless of their content area, can learn about the latest classroom resources for teaching personal finance in Pennsylvania schools. Learn more...

Planning for College
Get helpful information on selecting a post-secondary school, finding financial aid and college savings programs in this section on higher education. Learn more...

Right on the Money Now in Spanish
This four-session course for families with young children is now available for free download in Spanish as well as in English. Learn more...

In Your Community
Enter your zip code in the upper right corner to find organizations in your area that offer personal finance programs and services.

UPDATED! - Resources for Educators
Teachers, employers and community-based organizations should check out the “Resources For Educators” section for information and resources that will help them provide financial education.  Learn more ...

Add Your Organization to Your Money’s Best Friend
Does your organization provide financial education resources, program and services to Pennsylvanians, in Pennsylvania?  If so, we would like to invite you to list your organization on our website.  Learn more...



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Financial Entertainment - Learn and have fun at the same time with these games from D2D. Challenge your friends.

Flex Some Fiscal Muscle - Check out Visa and the NFL's Financial Football Training Camp - Play Ball (link opens in a new window)

Games for Kids - Use this link to play learning games about money.

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