Resources

 

Buying a Car Car Buying
http://www.carsdirect.com  - Allows car buyers to purchase cars on the Internet without having to hassle with dealers
http://www.kbb.com  - Price information on both new and used cars provided by Kelley Blue Book
http://www.autotrader.com  - Used cars
   
 College Planning College Planning
http://www.collegeboard.com  - Scholarships
http://www.finaid.org - College financial aid and financial calculators
http://www.savingforcollege.com - State tuition savings plans
http://www.collegesavings.org - State tuition savings plans
http://www.collegeanswer.com  - Scholarship and financial aid sources
 Estate Planning

Estate Planning
http://www.nolo.com - Estate planning software
http://www.estateplanning.com/ - Information
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/moneymag/money101/lesson21/index.htm - Information

 Financial Calculators Financial Calculators: Useful tools to help you in areas such as college planning saving, borrowing, home borrowing, and retirement planning.
http://www.leadfusion.com/products/researching-solutions/calculator-showcase
http://www.quicken.com
http://www.smartmoney.com
 Financial Planners

Financial Planners
http://www.aicpa.org
http://www.fpanet.org
http://www.info@napfa.org

 

 Insurance Insurance: Several internet sites now offer insurance products direct to the public at a lower cost than similar coverage through an agent. These sites started by offering term life insurance, but some of added other categories including cash value life insurance, auto insurance, and homeowners insurance.
http://intelliquote.com
http://www.insure.com
http://www.reliaquote.com
   
 IRS Internal Revenue Service:
http://www.irs.ustreas.gov
   
 Investing

Investing:
http://www.adr.com - American Depository Receipts (ADRs)  - Foreign companies
whose shares trade on U. S. stock exchanges)
http://www.hoovers.com - Basic Information on companies; stock quotes and screening
http://www.investinginbonds.com  - Information for bond investors; links to other bond sites
http://www.sharebuilder.com - Information on dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) and direct investment plans (DIPs)
http://www.quicken.com  - Stock and Mutual Fund research
http://www.aaii.com - Sponsored by the American Association of Individual Investors
http://www.investoreducation.org - Sponsored by the Alliance for Investor Education
http://rothira.com - Information and  guidance about Roth IRAs
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennagoudreau/2012/09/04/how-to-raise-financially-savvy-kids-teach-money-skills/ - How to raise financially savvy children

 

Life Insurance Quotation Services:
http://www.intelliquote.com
http://www.insure.com
http://www.reliaquote.com

 

 Investing

Mutual Funds: These mutual fund company web sites contain helpful information for investors.
http://www.dreyfus.com
http://www.fidelity.com
http://www.schwab.com
http://www.troweprice.com
http://www.personal.vanguard.com
http://www.fundsinteractive.com
http://www.mfea.com
http://www.morningstar.com

 Retirement

Retirement:
http://analyzenow.com
http://www.money.com/tools
http://www.troweprice.com/retirement
http://www.brightscope.com - Research the quality of your 401(k) or 403(b) plans
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m90cMLUvF4w - AARP Video "Understanding Your 401(k) Fees"

 Social Security Social Security Administration:
http://www.ssa.gov - Information and calculations pertaining to social security benefits
 Taxes Tax Planning:
http://www.irs.ustreas.gov - The IRS web site has a number of useful features, including the ability to download IRS forms and publications and links to State Tax department sites)
http://ria.thompsonreuters.com
http://www.turbotax.com