A collaborative effort between Children’s Aid Society of Alabama and the Alabama Department of Human Resources.



Wells Fargo Clear Access Banking Account

With the Wells Fargo Clear Access Banking Account individuals aged 17 – 24 can open an account without a joint owner. Individuals looking to open an account will need two forms of ID. Click the link to learn more about this account and how you can begin to manage your money today!


MyFreeTaxes helps people file their taxes for free while getting the assistance they need. United Way provides MyFreeTaxes in partnership with the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to help filers prepare their tax returns on their own or have their return prepared for them for free. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We give people the financial education and tools to build a solid foundation that improves their lives and the lives of their children. For millions of Americans, tax refunds and credits are essential to their financial stability and success. That’s why United Way helps people save more of their hard-earned money. So far, more than 1.3 million people have used MyFreeTaxes, saving some $260 million in tax preparation fees.

Regions Next Step Podcast

Budgeting can be difficult, especially when you are in college or right after you graduate. If you are trying to figure out how to manage your finances while in college. Check out this podcast series, Next Step, by Regions Bank!

APMRT Financial Literacy Resources

APMRT (Alabama Psychiatric Medication Review Team) is a collaboration between Auburn University Department of Psychological Sciences and AL-DHR. Check out their teen resources designed specifically around financial literacy.

Foundations in Personal Finance Course

The State Office ILP has invested in Foundations in Personal Finance offered by Ramsey Solutions. This 13 Chapter Course covers topics such as Budgeting Basics, Saving, Credit and Debit, Consumer Awareness and more! For each chapter completed youth are eligible to receive a $25 incentive. Youth interested in this course need to reach out to their social worker.