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Finance Resource Guide: Govt Links

Portals to U.S. Government Resources

Use the links below to search for government resources.

State and Local Governments

The sites below can help you find information posted on the websites of states, counties, and cities.

For more such sites, see the State and Local Governments box on the "Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare - MGMT 353 Resource Guide."

Securities and Exchange Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the regulatory agency for the securities (stocks and bonds) market.

Use the search box on its webpage to find appropriate resources or explore the links on the site to find relevant information.

The SEC maintains the EDGAR database of public company filings linked to below.

Executive Office of the U.S. President

Below are links to the websites of three entities of the Executive Office of the President that deal with financial and economic matters.

Insurance Resources

U.S. Government Publications

Search the FDsys Federal Digital System of the U.S. Government Printing Office to locate pertinent publications of the federal government.

Also search the "Money Publications" section of Publications.USA.gov for resources on child support, credit, debt, insurance, investing & saving, loans, management of money, money scams & frauds, and taxes.

The "Housing Publications" section of Publications.USA.gov has resources on buying and renting a home, financing & sales, foreclosure, insurance, and more. 

Below are two publications related to finance.

U.S. Department of Treasury

Use the search box on the U.S. Department of Treasury website to find appropriate resources or explore the links on the site to find relevant information.

Below are samples of what you can find on the website.

U.S. Department of Commerce

Use the search box on the U.S. Department of Commerce website to find appropriate resources or explore the links on the site to find relevant information.

Below are samples of what you can find on the website.

Export.Gov

Export.gov "is the U.S. Government’s export promotion and finance portal ... designed ... to deliver critical export information and services from across the U.S. Government to small and medium-sized U.S. companies to begin or expand their exporting business."  (Quote is from the website itself.)

Export.gov is managed by the International Trade Administration and other U.S. Government Agencies.

Export.gov's International Finance page has information on it as well as links for financing, insurance, and grants.

Export.gov's FAQ section provides helpful links to pages focusing on categories of frequently asked questions. 

U.S. Department of Labor

Use the search box on the U.S. Department of Labor website to find appropriate resources or explore the links on the site to find relevant information.

Below are samples of what you can find on the website.

U.S. Small Business Administration

The website of the Small Business Administration (SBA) "provides comprehensive resources for small businesses, small business owners, and prospective business owners."  (Quote is from the website itself.)

Use the search box on the website to find resources on finance or explore the links on the site to find relevant information. 

Below are samples of what you can find on the SBA website.

Federal Government Websites for Financial Literacy & Investment Education

Federal Reserve System (The Fed)

As the central banking system of the U. S., the Fed conducts monetary policy, supervises banks, and provides financial services.

Below are links to the Federal Reserve website, its 12 district banks, its national-in-scope websites, educational information about the Fed, and related sites containing data.

American Currency

Learn about the currency used by the United States at the sites below.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The FTC works to protect consumers and to maintain competition in the marketplace.

Use the search box on the website of the  Federal Trade Commission  to find appropriate resources or explore the links on the site to find relevant information.

Below are samples of what you can find on the website.  The first link is designed for consumers.  The other links are for business executives.

Additional Federal Agencies and Commissions

Below are links to additional government websites and resources that may be of interest to students in finance classes

To search for other government information, use one of the portals to U.S. Government Resources.