4 Free Financial Education Resources to Reach Your Financial Goals

Information is power – and it is certainly key when it comes to financial goals. The more you know about your financial situation, the better equipped you are to change it. Cobalt CU has free financial education resources to help. From paying down your debt to protecting your identity, you can pick up tips and ideas on a variety of topics from our collection of free e-books. Here is what you will learn: 

  • Financial Basics Made Easy 
  • The Identity Theft Protection Manual 
  • The Building Blocks of Credit 
  • The Debt Management Guide



Free Financial Education Resources 


1. Financial Basics Made Easy 

Sometimes, it is challenging to know where to start when it comes to financial goal setting, budgeting, saving, insurance, and other financial needs. With this e-book, we guide you through easy steps that will help you master the basics so you can build a better financial foundation. With greater knowledge, you can manage debt, save for a big purchase, or just put yourself in a more comfortable position financially. 

2. The Identity Theft Protection Manual 

According to recent estimates, a new identity fraud victim is hit every two seconds in the U.S. Do not become a statistic – this e-book will guide you through strategies to reduce your risks and lower the chances of becoming a victim. You will learn key signs that indicate if your personal data has been compromised and immediate steps to take if you think your accounts are being illegally accessed. 

3. The Building Blocks of Credit 

Knowing how credit works and managing your credit profile are important parts of a strong financial management plan. This e-book helps you navigate through basics like credit scores, establishing good credit, and rebuilding credit so you can make savvy financial choices for the future. 

4. The Debt Management Guide 

Knowing how debt impacts you and your financial goals is a critical part of your financial health. With this guide, you will learn how to assess debt and create strategies for paying it down, including debt tactics to avoid. You will also get tips for staying out of debt in the future. 

Whether you are just starting to build credit or working to protect all your assets from identity thieves, Cobalt CU’s e-books can help you reach your goals. Take advantage of our free financial education downloads to boost your financial future. 

Browse all of our free e-books and worksheets and start working toward your financial goals today! If you have more questions, be sure to check out our other free financial education resources, our blog articles and our Financial Resource Center.