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

» San Diego Financial Inclusion Summit 2018

On Sept. 19, we participated in the San Diego Financial Inclusion Summit. The Summit, part of a nationwide series conducted by the National Disability Institute. The intent was to bring community awareness and create collaborative solutions to the inclusion of individuals with disability in the traditional financial system. We were honored to join a panel […]

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» Engaged September

Throughout September, our staff and team of volunteers were busy presenting throughout San Diego County. In total, we conducted 28 seminars that were attended by nearly 1,000 San Diego residents! From high schools to organizations supporting senior citizens, we covered a wide range of topics including budgeting, credit reports and retirement. A special thank you […]

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» Have you Been Asked to Cosign a Loan? Read This First

There’s no other way to put it: Cosigning a loan or lease for someone is a huge financial risk. When you cosign, you are promising to pay back a loan if the borrower stops paying, either because they can’t, or won’t. It’s a generous act, to be sure, but far too many people don’t educate […]

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