Personal Finance 101

One of the missions of Indiana MoneyWise is to educate Hoosiers about investment and mortgage fraud so they don't fall victim to scams. A second, equally important mission of the program is to promote financial literacy in Hoosiers of all ages.

Financial literacy is a basic understanding of personal finance concepts like credit card smarts, budgeting, retirement planning and more.

Read through the sections listed below for tips on how to be a smarter saver, more responsible consumer and better informed investor. Make sure you check back often as this section of the site is frequently updated.

Bank on Indiana

Bank On Indiana is a statewide initiative to connect more Hoosiers families with local financial institutions, so they can reduce monthly expenses associated with check-cashing fees and start saving for their futures. Learn more about the program and resources available by visiting  

Related Information:

  • Test your financial skills with Financial Football, a fun, interactive computer game created by VISA and the NFL.
  • Not a fan of American football? Try Financial Soccer, a fast-paced, multiple-choice question game, testing players’ knowledge of financial management skills as they advance down field, and try to score goals.