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

» Affordable (And Free!) Date Ideas For Any Budget

Sometimes it can feel like we have to spend money to have a social life – especially when it comes to romance. We want to keep our partner interested, invested and happy in our relationship, but at what expense? Differences in how finances are handled is one of the top two leading causes for divorce, […]

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» SDFLC Visits Camp Pendleton during Military Saves Week

In the last week we were invited on two separate occasions to spread financial literacy on Camp Pendleton. Our director of community outreach, Chase Peckham participated in the very popular Onward 2 Opportunity Panel last week. The panel discussed financial and employment related topics and resources. As part of our efforts for Military Saves Week, […]

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» Our partners in the CHASE to a more financially literate San Diego

Without the support of our volunteers we would not be able to provide financial literacy to as many San Diegans as we do. As we continue into 2018 we wanted to take a moment to thank Cher Stingo and her team of branch managers from CHASE bank. Cher has been volunteering for our programs for […]

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Some of Our Partners