Financial Resources

Online Financial Resources

Finding the right financial resources to manage your money properly is important to financial freedom. Listed below are websites where the best financial resources are available.


A free and secure online budgeting tool that consolidates financial accounts and organizes bills.

Credit Karma

Learn how to read, understand, and improve your credit score. TransUnion and Equifax credit scores are updated weekly with a free account

360 Financial Literacy

Have financial questions but don't know where to start? Make a plan today!

CNN Money

Money 101 presents the basics of what you need to know about personal finance

Financial Coaching

Learn what a healthy financial picture looks like for you and create your own definition of financial success by working with our coaches. Our coaches are experts in the foundations of personal financial health, education and benefit support. Call Today! 217-789-0830 ext. 1615

Debt Consolidation & Loan Repayment

Homeowners and individuals in debt can get access to services from not-for-profit credit counseling agencies. Many program are offered at reduced prices or for free. Get a list of credit counseling agencies in Illinois.

Next Step Workshops

Begin your journey by attending the

Next Step FOC Orientation.

This workshop is held on Thursday mornings from 9:45am-11am in the MCCA Large Conference Room.

The orientation introduces attendees to the services of the Financial Opportunity Center and ends with each attendee making an appointment with one of our Financial/Employment Coaches to begin their own journey to success.

To reserve your space, please call 309-829-0691 or email