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Alzheimer's Resource Service

Big Charts - Charting service providing free stock quotes and access to charts, reports, indicators, mutual funds and major market indices.

Ed Slott - "America's IRA Expert" - Ed Slott has been called "The Best" source of IRA information by The Wall Street Journal. His website is full of tax and IRA information. David Hays is a member of Ed Slott's Elite IRA Advisor Group. - One of the Web's best sites for live, streaming, real-time stock charts. Historical data is also available.

Indiana CollegeChoice 529 Plan - Information about the state-sponsor college savings program.

Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs - College Tuition Assistance - Read more about possible financial assistance for children of Hoosier veterans. The application is available here as well.

Kiplinger Magazine - A reliable, in-depth magazine providing financial information to the public.

Market Watch - Real-time financial news, personal portfolio tracking, stock market quotes, commentary from financial authorities and personal finance features.

Maximizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits - Purchase Mary Beth Franklin's book for $19.95

Online Credit Reports - is the only free online source for personal credit reports. Under law you are entitled to one free credit report from one of the major credit-reporting agencies (Experian, Equifax, or TransUnion) per year.

Social Security - Government website for the Social Security Administration. Offers viewers to check retirement benefit options, apply online and get news and updates. 4/2011 - The Bloomington Social Security office has a new telephone number. 1-877-819-2594.

Social Security Benefit Estimator - To access your Social Security estimate, click on the Estimate Your Retirement Benefits tab midway down the page. Complete the required information (including your name and SSN). Once completed, the current Social Security records will be available to view and print.

Social Security Statement - Online - Register for easy access to your Social Security Statement. You will be asked some personal questions in order to enroll.

The Money Mammals - John Lanza, is the creator of the award winning Money Mammals. He shares the importance of teaching financial literacy at an early age. You will learn how to set up Share, Save and Spend smart jars in your home.

The Wall Street Journal Online - One of the nation's greatest newspapers. * Some articles require establishing an account.

US Department of Veterans Affairs - College Financial Assistance - If you are the child of a veteran, and planning to attend college, you may have financial assistance available to you. Visit this link to read more about the Chapter 35 program.

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