Do you work but still have a hard time making ends meet? Need information about saving for the future and budgeting? Need help with your taxes? Got credit questions? Southern Tier CA$H can provide helpful information on all these and more! Just click on the links below for more information.
Sometimes agencies or businesses offer classes related to personal finance. There are also many online resources to help you learn about basic personal finance.
The Southern Tier CA$H program does not endorse any of the websites listed, they are provided for your personal use. We have tried to list only reliable, non-biased sites, which are free or low cost to the user. If you find anything objectionable, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Identity Theft/Consumer Protection
*Do Not Call Registry
1-888-382-1222 • http://donotcall.gov
* Federal Trade Commission
1-877-382-4357 • http://ftc.gov
* New York State Consumer Assistance Hotline
1-800-697-1220 • http://dos.ny.gov
All New York State banks are required by law to oï¬€er low-cost or “lifeline” accounts called Basic Banking Accounts. Banks offer diï¬€erent accounts depending on your needs and your ï¬nancial limitations. A bank account can be less costly than using non-bank financial services.
* NY Department of Financial Services
* Child Health Plus, Medicaid or Aï¬€ordable Care Act
1-800-346-2211 or the three numbers 2-1-1
* Navigator Assistance
1-800-346-2211 or the three numbers 2-1-1 for an appointment or more information.