Tribal Member Asset-Building Resources
Financial Education Resource Center
Find a variety of resources on financial education including instructor-led and web based programs for adults and youth; research and publications; links to organizations and financial institutions dedicated to financial education; and program evaluation tools.
These links provide resources that help educate consumers
about financial management. (Unless noted, all links off-site.)
Creating a Tribal Financial Education Program
Native Communities: Financial Skills for Families
Financial Literacy Training Curriculum
Financial Literacy Guide
A guide with resources for designing a financial literacy program.
(on-site, PDF - 526KB)
or Providing Access to Individual Development Accounts to
Education in Native American Communities: A Briefing Paper
A resource for tribes, policymakers, researchers, advocates and community practitioners
interested in promoting financial education to Native communties.
The Center for Social Development
Enterprise Development (CFED)
(also supported by CFED)
Promoting the Earned Income Tax Credit to Tribal Members
Advertise to tribal members about
the EITC (posters,
newsletters) and direct them to nearby EITC assistance site for more
Distribute notices in tribal member
mail about EITCs and where to obtain assistance.
Background information, qualification information
Sample flyers, announcements,
(Annie E. Casey Foundation)
Earned Income Tax Credit
Pay to Borrow Your Own Money: The Risks and Costs of Refund Anticipation Loans
Brochure to educate tribal members about avoiding refund anticipation
loans (RALs) (PDF - 72KB)