pbc- resources

Listed below are resources that are referenced in the book 
Poor by Choice?

Managing Your Money Assessment (from PART III) - click here to download


2-1-1 - food, housing, and other essential services https://www.211.org/ 

Feeding America - https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank

HUD -Housing Assistance https://hudgov-answers.force.com/housingcounseling/s/?language=en_US

Career One Stop - job, training and career resources- https://www.careeronestop.org/ 

National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-7233

National Network to End Domestic Violence https://nnedv.org/

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence - https://ncadv.org/

Emergency Shelters - https://www.womenshelters.org/


Allstate Foundation-Moving Ahead Financial Empowerment Curriculum https://allstatefoundation.org/what-we-do/end-domestic-violence/resources/


Therapists and Counselors - American Psychologist Association (APA) locator: https://locator.apa.org/

Financial Therapists - https://financialtherapyassociation.org/find-a-financial-therapist/

Find a Lawyer -  https://www.findlaw.com/

Women’s Law -for people of all genders dealing with domestic violence https://www.womenslaw.org 


Request Your Credit Report - https://www.annualcreditreport.com/

Financial Calculatorshttps://www.nerdwallet.com/h/calculators/financial-calculators 

Certified Financial Planners (CFP) Directory- https://www.letsmakeaplan.org/

Fee-Only Advisors Directory- NAPFA - https://www.napfa.org/

Financial Professional Designations - https://www.finra.org/investors/professional-designations

Financial Brokers, Advisors and Firms- research the background and experience of financial professionals - https://brokercheck.finra.org/

SEC Check - check for violations, judgments, etc. https://www.sec.gov/check-your-investment-professional

Tax Advisor - find a tax expert -https://taxexperts.naea.org/

Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials - https://irs.treasury.gov/rpo/rpo.jsf

Find a CPA -also check with state licensing agencies as CPA’s are licensed by State in the US -  https://cpadirectory.com/certified-public-accountants/search 

QuickBooks ProAdvisor - Find a certified QuickBooks professional https://quickbooks.intuit.com/find-an-accountant/

PROFESSIONAL REVIEW SITES: Search these sites to get customer reviews on service professional

Google - https://www.google.com/

Yelp- https://www.yelp.com/

Healthgrades - for medical professionals - https://www.healthgrades.com/

Avvo - for attorneys - https://www.avvo.com/