Financial Education

At Bank of North Dakota, we believe when our residents make smart financial decisions that individuals, families and businesses thrive. If you would like to learn more about or teach a course on financial literacy, you may find the following materials useful.

American Institute of CPAs

The 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy website offers personal finance tools and information for every stage of life.

  • Recent legislation
  • Credit and debt
  • In the workplace
  • Paying for education
  • Budgeting & spending
  • Family financial planning
  • Home ownership
  • Insurance
  • In crisis
  • Retirement planning
  • Investor education
  • Owning a business
  • Taxes
  • Calculators
  • Ask the Money Doctor

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

The CFPB website offers a variety of financial tools and resources for all consumers.

  • Guides for financial decisions
  • Information for economically vulnerable adults
  • Answers to financial questions
  • Submit a complaint about a financial product or service

FDIC Money Smart

Money Smart can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.


  • Free resources and implementation tips to teach financial management to young people, adults and older adults
  • Tools to learn about personal financial management for adults and young adults 13 years and older. The “How Money Smart Are you?” program is a suite of 14 financial games and related resources. Podcasts cover the basics of banking, checking accounts, savings and borrowing money.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The St. Louis Fed’s economic education website offers hundreds of free interactive lesson plans, activities, and classroom publications for teachers, students, and consumers.

  • No-Frills Money Skills video series
  • Tools for Enhancing the Stock Market Game™: Invest it Forward™ video series
  • Continuing Education Video Series
  • Page One Economics
  • Budgeting 101 online learning module

Federal Trade Commission helps consumers with information on how to protect themselves and keep their personal information secure.

  • Managing your money
  • Toolbox for educators and trainers
  • Credit, loans and debt
  • Scams and identity theft

Financial Literacy and Education Commission is a website that offers resources and tools to learn and teach principles on making financial decisions and setting financial goals.

  • Resources to make best financial choice for major life events
  • Calculators, Budgeting Worksheets and Checklists to assist with making wise financial decisions 
  • Five building blocks for managing and growing money: Earn, Save & Invest, Protect, Spend, Borrow
  • Federally funded research reports


Mint by Intuit is a free website with tools and resources to help you manage your personal finances.

  • Tools for creating budgets
  • Credit card, savings and checking account comparisons
  • Bill tracking tool
  • Credit scores

Money Management International

Money Management International website offers credit and budgeting resources in a variety of formats.

  • Debt Management Plans
  • Financial Counseling Services
  • Blog Posts
  • Budget Guides
  • Podcasts
  • Webinars and workshops

Next Gen Personal Finance

Free online games engage students in decision making for their future.

  • Insurance
  • Budgeting
  • Paying for college
  • Investing
  • Managing credit
  • Budgeting
  • Career
  • Cryptocurrency

Contact us if you are interested in more information on financial literacy.