San Diego Financial Literacy Center

What We Do

The San Diego Financial Literacy Center provides free financial services to the community through three core programs:

Boost For Our Heroes

Boost For Our Heroes is a financial assistance and education program that benefits military members and their families.

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Smart With Your Money

Smart With Your Money (S.W.Y.M) Provides complimentary financial literacy seminars to individuals, families, and organizations throughout San Diego County.

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Wave Of The Future

Wave of the Future is a program that teaches high school and college students about various financial topics, like avoiding debt and using credit properly.

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The financial literacy of our constituents is enhanced through our complimentary and custom built educational seminars and workshops.


The key to success for the SDFLC is the collaboration with community, corporate, military, and educational partners throughout San Diego.


The SDFLC currently tracks constituents via survey, quarterly contacts, and regular touch points to ensure curriculum and education outreach.

Recent Blog Posts

» A Morning With Our Reservist

On Sunday June 11 we were honored to have been invited to the 416th Civil Affairs Battalion Family Day and Briefing Event. Our Community Outreach Coordinator, Felipe Arevalo had the opportunity to present to the nearly 250 Army Reservist and their families. After the presentation, SDFLC and other community organizations, we took part in a […]

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» Veteran cancer survivor event

On June 7th, we were honored to once again have been invited to the Veteran Cancer Survivor Event at the VA Hospital in La Jolla. This was our third year participating in this event and every year we look forward to attending and hearing the inspirational stories of perseverance. Although medical expenses are covered by […]

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» Bite of reality

On Wednesday June 28th two SDFLC volunteers and three SDFLC staff members joined the team from California Coast Credit Union at Mesa College for a large scale Bite of Reality game. About 150 Students in the 2017 Summer Cruise program participated in this interactive simulation of real-life money budgeting challenges that are commonly faced by […]

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Some of Our Partners