Financial Literacy Resources

What is Financial Literacy?

Financial literacy is defined as the ability to understand and use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. 

Day-to-day financial literacy includes:

  • Knowing how a checking account works
  • Proper use of a credit card
  • Practices to avoid debt
  • Maintaining a household budget
  • Paying for children's schooling
  • Saving enough for retirement

Special Event!

Coping with a Money Crunch 
Thursday, May 20, 2021, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.                                                                                         
Presented by Karen Poof, Senior Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Services, Virginia Cooperative Extension: This webinar can help those who are struggling with financial hardship because of the pandemic! Get information about relief options, budgeting, community resources, prioritizing, contacting creditors and avoiding scams and risky loans. This webinar will show participants how to make their own plan to cope or help someone they care about get through the crisis. Attend at no cost virtually by phone or through Zoom. 

Publications Available

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center offers the following no cost materials on financial literacy for contactless pickup by request.*


  • Financial Literacy Inventory 
  • Quick Financial Literacy Guide

*Email Christine Love to request publications.