Financial Empowerment Collaborative

Connecting you to the information you need on personal money management. is developed by the Financial Empowerment Collaborative (FEC), a public private partnership, to strengthen the financial literacy of the Marshall, Minnesota community.

Welcome! This site is for individuals, families, employers, teachers -- anyone who strives to make informed financial decisions. is a convenient, locally-designed resource to help you find links to financial management tools that have integrity, credibility, and relevance.
Whether you are an independent financial information seeker, or prefer to ask others for help, can connect you to trustworthy, reliable information. Independently, use to research tips and solutions to your specific money management issues. Or use this website to lead you to people and places that can work with you to find the information and solutions you desire. can help you find answers to questions such as:
What do I need to know?

  • When buying a car
  • When buying a house
  • When planning to rent with roommates
  • To improve my credit score
  • To put together a budget
  • And much more
** The Financial Empowerment Collaborative does not endorse any information found on this website. Resources found on this website are based on solid research evidence; reliable information; and/or professional experience with money and finances.**