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EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE WEBSITES:
AllHealthCareJobs.com
CareerBuilder.com – large job listing site
CareerBank.com – accounting, finance job listings
ComputerJobs.com
CraigsList.org – general listing site by region
Dice.com – IT job listing
Execunet.com - networking and career management services and
professional support
40Plus-non-profit.org.-  executive employment help site  
FoundationCenter.org/pnd/jobs - nonprofit job site by region
HCareers.com – hotels, hospitality job site
HealthECareersNetwork.com
Indeed.com – general employment site
Job-Hunt.org - job search support groups, employment services
Lawcrossing.com – legal job site
LawJobs.com
LegalEmploy.com
Linkedin.com - professional networking site
PayScale.com -  salary rates by profession
Rileyguide.com - network and support info for jobs
SimplyHired.com – general job site
Yahoo HotJobs – general job site

LEGAL HELP:
ABAnet.org - American Bar Association Family Law Section
Acresolution.org - Association for Conflict Resolution - mediators
AFCCnet.org - Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
FindLaw.com – listing of local attorneys by category
Lawhelp.org – legal assistance and information
Nolo.com – legal information and education site

LIVING ASSISTANCE:

Consumer Savings
BillShrink.com – phone, utility, credit card plan cost comparisons
Billeo.com – free service for finding products & promotions
CampusBooks.com - search engine for cheapest books
CarPoolConnect.com - connects commuters to save on travel
CheckingFinder.com – has list of highest-yielding checking accts.
CouponCabin.com – general coupon site
CouponMom.com – general coupon site
Coupons.com – general coupon site
Ebates.com – cash back promotions
Flickr.com/groups – swap groups
GettingAhead.com – blog on 100 ways to save
MySimon.com - price comparison site
MeetUp.com - swap & social groups
PriceGrabber.com - price comparison site
RetailMeNot.com - coupon programs from many merchants
SmartSource.com - general coupon site
Stretcher.com - budgeting and saving help site

Higher Education Funding
Findtuition.com - info on scholarships and available loans
GovBenefits.gov – Federal and State loan and grant programs
SavingforCollege.com – college plan options and costs
Upromise.org- Shopping portal for 529 education savings accts

Family and Children Assistance
NACCRRA.org - Nat’l Assoc of Childcare Resource and referral Agency,
assistance programs for daycare
NCIC.org - Nat’l Childcare Info Center, child care, health, safety information

Food Assistance:
AngelFoodMinistries.com – food program (not income based)
1-800-21-SHARE – food program, in most areas (not income based)

Internet, Phone, Utility Assistance
AddleBrain.com - info on free internet services
AllConnect.com – utility, phone, internet plan comparison
Kissld.com - long distance phone plan, 3 cents per minute
LetsTalk.com - phone deals and plan promotions by area, updated weekly
LIHEAP.org - home energy assistance programs (income based)
LowerMyBills.com – phone, utility, loan rate comparison pricing

Medical Cost Help Sites
CanopyFinancial.com – compares medical treatment costs
DrugStore.com – online prescriptions at a discount
eHealthInsurance.com – compares insurance plans and quotes
EmpoweredPatient.com – hospital & medical cost comparison
Rxassist.org - database of patient assistance programs

Senior Assistance
aarp.org – information for seniors
Benefitscheckup.org – programs available for seniors
Caregiving.org – National Alliance for Caregiving

Consumer Financial Resource and General Information:
211.org - general resource site by region (Phone=211)
AmericaSaves.org - General savings tips
asbdc-us.org - Association of Small Business Development Centers-small business assistance
network hosted by schools, colleges and state economic development agencies, funded in part by SBA
asec.org - American Savings Education Council

Bankrate.com:

  • Info on bank rates, mortgage rates, credit cards, insurance, taxes
  • Financial Literacy Series, news and advice

bbb.org - Better Business Bureau – quality reviews & complaints
BetterInvesting.org – Investment, financial education information          
CFP-board.org - Certified Financial Board of Standards for Financial Planners
FederalReserve.gov - Consumer information, financial education
FINRA.org -  Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for broker, Fin’l Advisor check

FTC.gov – Federal Trade Commission - Basic consumer information site (partial article list):

  • Credit and Loans
  • Credit Cards and Consumer Loans
    • Avoiding Credit and Charge Card Fraud
    • Building a Better Credit Report
    • Co-Signing a Loan
    • Credit and Divorce
    • Credit and Your Consumer Rights
    • Understanding Vehicle Financing
    • Financial Readiness: In Case of Emergency
  • Finding a Job:
    • Federal and Postal Job Scams
    • Job Scams/Telemarketing Scams
  • FTC Blogs

finance.yahoo.com - Financial markets and personal finance site (no www.)
401k.org - Profit Sharing/401K Society of America
IRS.gov – Internal Revenue Service info and past IRS tax returns
JumpStart.org -  General financial education
MakingHomeAffordable.gov  - New government mortgage refinance program
Mint.com - Secure online budget tracking system
MsMoney.org - Financial info for women online tools
MyMoney.gov  - US Government's financial education website
nfcc.org - National Foundation for Credit Counseling

PathtoInvesting.org -

  • ABCs of Investing, Financial Self-Defense for Women
  • Financial education for students and adults

PayDayLoanInfo.org - info resource on dangers of payday loans
Score.org - Info and resources for self-employed from retired professionals
SmartMoney.com - Info, resources, articles on personal finance

66ways.org -

  • Consumer Literary Consortium site
  • Advice from experts on how to save on 28 major product areas

360financialliteracy.org -

  • AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) site
  • “Feed the Pig”- Savings and personal finance advice

WIFE.org – Women's Institute for Financial Education
WiseUpWomen.org - US Dept of Labor, Financial site for women
WiserWomen.org - Retirement and financial information in cooperation with the U.S. Administration on Aging