In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Financial Education Programs

Financial Literacy Portal

The State of Connecticut Financial Literacy Portal provides access to many of the important financial literacy resources and educational programs our state has to offer on one centralized location.  The portal provides money management tools and information for students, consumers, and even business owners.

CT Jump$tart

The Connecticut Jump$tart Coalition for Youth Financial Literacy is a non-profit organization with individuals and organizations representing business, government and education who have joined together to improve the personal financial literacy of Connecticut's youth.

FDIC Money Smart

Money Smart was developed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to help adults enhance their money skills and create positive banking relationships.  The Money Smart curriculum is comprised of 10 comprehensive instructor-led modules covering basic financial topics including an introduction to bank services, tips on obtaining credit and information on buying a home.

CT Dollars & Sense

CT Dollars & Sense is a new online resource for help planning, saving and paying for college.

The Basics of Saving and Investing

The Basics of Saving and Investing: Investor Education 2020 is a unique teaching tool that will provide school age and adult learners with non-commercial information that they need to know for sound financial decision making and investing throughout their lives.  The teaching guide is a product of the Investor Protection Trust, a nonprofit organization devoted to investor education.

Senior$afe Training Program

The Department of Banking is pleased to offer Senior$afe, a free training to help investment professionals recognize and report possible elder financial exploitation.