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

» Speed Budgeting

Every semester we have the privilege of working with many teachers and professors at various schools, colleges and universities around San Diego. This semester one class that stood out is professor Howard Eskew’s Personal Finance class at San Diego Mesa College. In November we conducted the last two presentations of a five part series covering […]

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» SDFLC Goes Back to High School

October had the SDFLC and our volunteers heading back to high school. We conducted three different presentations at three different high schools around town. The first week of October the SDFLC staff and volunteers Laurie Itken form Coastwise Capital Group and Brian Earley from Louis Tommasino CPA conducted three budgeting presentations at University City High […]

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» Department of Business Oversight’s California Financial Literacy Resource Fair

We were excited to have been invited to and have the opportunity to participate in the Department of Business Oversight’s California Financial Literacy Resource Fair 2017. October 16th marked the first visit of what we hope are many resource fairs in San Diego. Along with other non-profits, state and county programs we provided information on […]

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Some of Our Partners