Educational Resources

  • Kids/Youth Center

    EVERFI Family Portal

    CommonWealth has partnered with EVERFI to provide financial education as part of our community engagement efforts. Today, we are delighted to be able to offer EVERFI’s full suite of K-12 courses to your families!

    Signing up is easy! Here are the steps you need to take:

    1. Visit the EVERFI Family Portal
    2. Scroll down and click “Find Your School and Register”
    3. Enter your state and your child’s school name
    4. Register as a “Student/Learner”
    5. Receive the full catalog of age-appropriate courses for your child
       

    There are 100+ Interactive, self-paced, game-based, digital lessons to equip your child with skills for life such as:

    • Character development
    • Mental wellness
    • Financial readiness
    • Career exploration

    Based on your child’s school the lessons available will cover topics similar to the below:

    • Understanding Money
    • Healthier ME
    • Digital Wellness and Safety
    • STEM Career Exploration
    • Keys to Your Future – Career and College readiness
    • Honor Code – Beyond Bullying
    • And MUCH MORE!

    Whether your child is in Elementary School, Middle School, or High School, we hope that these tools can help your families bring learning to life at home!


     

    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.

  • 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!

  • 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 March or April
    • Stay for the whole session
    • Earn additional entries with each webinar you attend

    Upcoming Webinars

    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

    10:30am - 11:30am

    Session 2

    Thursday, April 23rd

    5:30pm - 6:30pm

    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.


    May - Becoming a Homeowner
    Homeownership starts well before the contracts are signed—preparation is one of the keys to a smooth home buying process. This webinar covers all major pre-purchase topics such as budgeting, the down payment, credit reports, debt to-income ratios, and the mortgage lending process. 

      Date Time
    Session 1 Tuesday, May 12th

    10:30am - 11:30am

    Session 2

    Thursday, May 21st

    5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Click here to sign up for either session.

    June - Understanding Credit
    Credit: Many want it but how do you get it? This webinar covers all aspects of becoming an educated credit consumer, including how lenders evaluate for credit approval, factors that impact credit qualification, how credit scoring works, and ways money management today impacts credit standing tomorrow. 

      Date Time
    Session 1 Tuesday, June 9th

    10:30am - 11:30am

    Session 2

    Thursday, June 16th

    5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Click here to sign up for either session.

    July - The Psychology of Spending
    We all have a “money personality” and it has a major impact on our attitudes, relationship with money, and spending habits. By understanding this, individuals can monitor and adjust their behaviors to make smart money decisions. This webinar will teach strategies and tactics to decode personality types to gain control over finances. 

      Date Time
    Session 1 Tuesday, July 14th

    10:30am - 11:30am

    Session 2

    Thursday, July 23rd

    5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Click here to sign up for either session.