Free Financial Resources

The State of Maine wants to help you succeed in all areas of financial health, not just retirement. Consult the organizations below for helpful information on everything from financial education to tax assistance and much more.

Financial Educational Resources


FAME helps the people of our state by making it easier for Mainers to make their education and business dreams a reality.

New Ventures Maine

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

This U.S. Government agency provides education, current news, data, and research for consumers on a wide range of financial topics.

Maine Unclaimed Property Division

The State Treasurer’s Office of Maine operates the Maine Unclaimed Property Division to protect unclaimed property and return it to its rightful owner(s) or their heirs. Unclaimed property can include leftover funds in checking and saving accounts, certificates of deposit, over payments, insurance checks, payroll checks, utility refunds, money orders, un-cashed checks, dividends, stocks, bonds, contents of safe deposit boxes and more.

Budgeting, banking, and credit

National, nonprofit, consumer credit counseling organizations to help you find a workable solution to financial problems.

The Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) offers education, best practices, and information to help all Americans make sound financial decisions.


Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

The IRS is a reliable and free source of information on various retirement plans, the rules of each plan, and other retirement saving tips.

Interactive Tax Assistant

Visit the ITA (Interactive Tax Assistant) for answers to tax questions specific to your individual circumstances. 

Department of Labor (DOL)

The U.S. Labor Department is a handy resource for retirement planning information.