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

» Why More Millennials Need Credit Cards

This post was originally written by Jim Probasco and posted on You can view the original post here. A majority (63%) of Millennials have said “No” to credit cards, according to a survey commissioned by Bankrate and compiled by Princeton Survey Research Associates International. It included responses from 1,161 adults living in the continental […]

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» Common Money Mindsets That Hold You Back

This post was originally written by Susan Johnston Taylor and posted on You can view the original post here. Consumers often get caught up in financial rules, believing they need a certain amount of money to retire or that they should have a specific amount saved by a given age. But money management isn’t […]

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» 5 Tips to Manage Debt While You’re in the Military

  Often times, military life is synonymous with stress. It involves committing to work with a fervor and dedication most jobs don’t require, while simultaneously juggling personal responsibilities when time is in short supply. Shouldering a heavy debt load can add to the pressure – especially when you aren’t entirely sure of the best way […]

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