Financial Links

Credit Reporting
If you experience a theft you should contact all three to stop any further use of your good name for new credit.

  • www.equifax.com
  • www.experien.com
  • www.tuc.com

Educational Savings Plan
This is a very good site for information about state 529 plans and the latest trends and thinking for saving for college educations.

  • www.savingforcollege.com

Investing
These sites can be helpful to those who want to do some of their own research. They can also be overwhelming in terms of information and of course those annoying pop-up ads. However, for current financial news, using these or other financial sites, can keep you up-to-date and focused on your special interests.

  • www.morningstar.com
  • www.cnbc.com
  • www.yahoo/finance
  • www.thomson.com

NEW Calculators

  • www.choosetosave.org/calculators

Financial Software
The leading software provider for both business and home use is Intuit, with its base of software products, Quickbooks and Quicken.

  • www.intuit.com
  • www.quicken.com
  • www.quickbooks.com

Tax Information
When you must contact these organizations:

California Franchise Tax Board

  • www.ftb.ca.gov

California State Board of Equalization

  • www.boe.ca.gov

Internal Revenue Service

  • www.irs.gov

2010 Tax Reference Sheet

Employee Benefits Information
Health Insurance providers. Medical (Dental and Vision also provided by most medical carriers)

  • www.bluecrossca.com (California)
  • www.blueshield.com
  • www.anthem.com (go to site and select state)
  • www.bcbstx.com (Texas)
  • www.healthnet.com
  • www.aetna.com
  • www.cigna.com
  • www.kaiserpermanente.org
  • www.uhc.com

Dental

  • www.deltadental.org
  • www.deltadental.org (vision coverage also)

Vision

  • www.vsp.com

Group Life/AD&D, Disability, and Long Term Care

  • www.reliance.com
  • www.standard.com
  • www.genworth.com
  • www.unum.com
  • www.aig.com
  • www.metlife.com
  • www.johnhancock.com
  • www.aflac.com

Other Useful Sites

  • www.ssa.gov
  • www.aarp.org
  • www.bankrate.com