Money and Finance
The federal government has a variety of resources to help you learn how to manage and save your money and protect yourself as a consumer.
The links below will provide you with information to help you manage your money.
Find Helpful Financial Information
MyMoney.gov provides financial information. You can learn about buying a home, balancing your checkbook, investing for retirement, and more. This site is also available in Spanish.
National Consumer Protection Week
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides comprehensive resources on finance, including banking, credit and debt, identity theft and, investing. This site is also available in Spanish.
Select an Investment Adviser
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission provides tips and information on how to select an investment adviser.
Select a Retirement Plan
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) provides general information on retirement plans and tips on how to select one.
The links below will help you find information on complying with income tax requirements and locating a Taxpayer Assistance Center in your area.
Internal Revenue Service
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the nation's tax agency. This website has information to help you file your annual federal tax returns. This site is available in multiple languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Russian.
Download Tax Forms and Publications
The IRS provides the latest versions of forms, instructions, and publications.
The IRS has Taxpayer Assistance Centers for times when you believe your tax issue cannot be handled online or by phone and you want face-to-face tax assistance.
As a lawful permanent resident, you are required to file Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FinCEN Form 114) every year to report foreign bank and financial accounts. This report is often referred to as an FBAR. You have a duty to file an FBAR if you have a financial interest in or signature authority over foreign financial accounts if the total value of the foreign financial accounts is more than $10,000 at any time during the calendar year. If you do not file FBARs, you may be subject to substantial civil monetary penalties and criminal prosecution.
Please visit irs.gov/fbar for information on complying with FBAR filing requirements.
The links below provide information on how to protect yourself from identity theft and other forms of fraud.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeks to protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law.
Consumer Resources from the Federal Trade Commission
The FTC provides information on topics such as money and credit management, employment, and privacy. This site is also available in Spanish.
Consumer Resources from the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) provides resources to educate and protect consumers, including publications on banking, loans and mortgages, identity theft and fraud, and more.
Avoid Moving Fraud
ProtectYourMove.gov provides information to help you protect yourself against fraud involving moving services.