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

» A Day at Camp Pendleton

On May 22, SDFLC staff attended the Summer Safety Resource Fair: Prevention, Education, and Strengthen Resilience Expo at Camp Pendleton. Community Outreach Director Chase Peckham and Community Outreach Coordinator Felipe Arevalo spent the day talking to our service men and women about a range of topics, from information on our Boost for Our Heroes award, […]

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» Mesa College Speaker Series: Paying for College – Ain’t No Question Hard Enough!!!

Mesa College students continued to show up in large numbers for the last two installments of the Mesa College personal finance speaker series. On April 11, SDFLC Community Outreach Coordinator Felipe Arevalo presented “The Pros and Cons of Private Student Loans.” The presentation explained how private student loans work, their advantages and drawbacks, and what […]

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» Financial Literacy Month and Beyond

As you surely know by now, April was financial literacy month. Many local and state governments, along with numerous companies and organizations, promoted the importance of financial literacy on social media. But here at the SDLFC, we believe financial literacy month is every month! Personal finances are too important to limit our financial education outreach […]

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Some of Our Partners