Money STILL Matters

Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. It’s an important component to independence, whether you’re creating your first household budget or planning for a comfortable retirement. For people with disabilities, financial literacy may include an understanding of any financial benefits they receive and how those benefits are impacted by life changes like a new job, marriage, children, or loss of caregivers.

The NIDILRR grantee community has a excellent resources to improve financial literacy for individuals and families experiencing disability. We reviewed these items below in 2015 and added new ones for 2016:

Many more resources are available from other agencies and private organizations. Here’s a small sample of resources we found while exploring this topic:

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