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

» Institute for Financial Literacy - Annual Conference on Financial Education 2018

In April, personal finance experts from around the world gathered in Orlando to share ideas and learn from one another at the Institute for Financial Literacy’s Annual Conference on Financial Education. During the conference, our Director of Community Outreach Chase Peckham, along with Mesa College Professor Howard Eskew, shared how the SDFLC’s collaborative efforts with […]

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» 3 Secret Ways Credit Card Get You to Overspend

Credit cards aren’t necessarily a bad thing, but they can too often feel like weapons of financial destruction for some people. The problem is that shopping is so much fun and the card companies certainly don’t make it any easier with all kinds of psychological tricks to have you pulling out the plastic. Recently, we […]

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» 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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