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Statewide Financial Education Resources

Financial Beginnings Washington

530 Industry Drive Suite 240 Tukwila, WA 98188

Provides free, unbiased financial education to youth and adults in the Pacific Northwest to help them build and protect assets while increasing opportunities available to them, such as home ownership, higher education, and secure retirement

Additional info: Last year Pierce County comprised 32% (4,373 individuals) of the total Washingtonians we educated, and this year we are on track to reach over 6,000 individuals in Pierce County.

Clearpoint Credit Counseling


National, nonprofit agency offering free credit counseling, budgeting help, bankruptcy counseling, and housing counseling.

Kitsap County Financial Education Resources

Business Education Support Training (BE$T)

Kitsap Community Resources

Works with entrepreneurs who are ready to start a new business or improve an existing one. Open to all who are interested (regardless of employment or income levels). Class schedule on website.

Financial Education

The Asset Building Coalition of Kitsap County
845 8th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337

Free financial workshops, credit reports, credit counseling assistance, home ownership education, tax preparation assistance, and referrals to financial support programs.

Pierce County Financial Education Resources

Sound Outreach’s Financial Empowerment Program

Multiple Locations

Provides services to put consumers in charge of their money utilizing Financial Counselors to teach consumers how to build wealth and use credit wisely, embedded in organizations throughout Pierce County. Partners with a credit union to provide credit-building loan products to consumers with lower income or poor credit and those who are unbanked.

Pierce County Asset Building Coalition (PCABC)


Services provided include financial education and coaching, free tax preparation, home owner resources, employment/job training. Associated Ministries partners with the IRS and other agencies to recruit, train and schedule volunteers to complete taxes for people making under, for 2017 income, $56,000 a year or less (at no cost).

Please check out the available Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites (e.g. GoodWill, United Way of Pierce County, Sound Outreach, Pierce County Library System locations, etc.)

Skagit County Financial Education Resources

Sedro-Woolley American Legion George Baldridge Post 43

701 Murdock St, Sedro-Woolley

Provides financial assistance to veterans

More Government Assistance & Financial Support Guides

Governmental Programs

Lists of the numerous government programs that can help you with most needs including food, housing, cash assistance, and more.


Debt & Finances

Organizations to help with credit, financial assistance, and financial education