Educational Resources

  • WealthMatters

    Wealth Matters
    Welcome to CommonWealth’s WealthMatters – Where your financial well-being matters to us. Here you will find a fun interactive learning experience that provides financial tools and tips to boost your knowledge, and help put you on the path to financial success!

    Click here to start your financial journey today on WealthMatters!

  • Kids/Youth Center

    Common Cents
    Welcome to CommonWealth’s CommonCents – Where learning about money is fun! Penny the Clever Fox is ready to share these simple financial tools and games to help you learn about managing your money. Let’s get started!

    Click here to visit the CommonCents website.

  • BALANCE - Join the "Webinar for the Win" Contest

    Connect to BALANCE

    These days managing your money to meet life's many demands may seem difficult and confusing. But through a partnership with BALANCE, you--as a CommonWealth member--may seek information and advice on money management, saving and spending plans, housing, credit reports, and debt repayment options.

    This is a free online resource that also features educational modules on the core aspects of personal financial management, such as Checking Account Management, 10 Steps to Financial Success, Smart Tax Planning, and more! By completing these courses, you can move toward financial success while demonstrating your commitment to sound money management.

    Click here to visit the BALANCE website and sign up for your BALANCE account.

    "Webinar for the Win" Contest
    January 28 – April 23, 2020

    Watch a FREE WEBINAR for your chance to win $1,000.*

    Presented by our partner in financial education, BALANCE, “Webinar for the Win” will reward one lucky attendee of their free online webinars with the grand prize of $1,000! By attending one of the FREE monthly webinars, you’ll automatically be entered to win. BALANCE webinars are live, online sessions that let you learn from and interact with an expert on today’s most popular financial topics.

    Entering is easy:

    • Register for a free BALANCE webinar in February, March or April
    • Stay for the whole session
    • Earn additional entries with each webinar you attend

    Upcoming Webinars

    February - Drive Away Happy: Car Buying Decisions 
    Getting a car can be overwhelming and stressful with all the decisions to make: new or used; buy or lease; zero percent financing or rebate (not to mention what color to pick). Participants will learn tips and tricks to have the best car shopping experience possible, while also making wise financing decisions. 

      Date Time
    Session 1 Tuesday, February 11th

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Session 2

    Thursday, February 20th

    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Click here to sign up for either session.

    March - Repaying Student Loans 
    Student loans can put a heavy burden on monthly finances, sometimes rivaling the cost of a mortgage. These days there are many options to help repay these loans. This webinar will teach attendees about the choices available. 

      Date Time
    Session 1 Tuesday, March 10th

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Session 2

    Thursday, March 19th

    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Click here to sign up for either session.

    April - Identity Theft Solutions 
    Identity theft is becoming more common and sophisticated than ever. Session participants will learn the methods that identity thieves use to access confidential information, tools for preventing ID theft, and steps to take should identity theft occur.

      Date Time
    Session 1 Tuesday, April 14th

    10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Session 2

    Thursday, April 23rd

    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    Click here to sign up for either session.

    “Webinar for the Win” runs from January 28 – April 23, 2020. Make sure you sign up now and reserve your virtual seat. At the end of the contest, the winner will be selected at random from all BALANCE webinar attendees.

    * No purchase necessary. Promotion sponsored by BALANCE. See Offical Rules here.