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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Physical Health

Veterans Care

Veterans Care offers access to affordable, comprehensive healthcare to veterans who have limited incomes across Illinois. Under this program, veterans pay an affordable monthly premium of $40 or $70 depending on their income, and receive medical, limited dental and vision coverage.

Veterans Medical Facilities Locator & Directory

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website has an easy-to-use feature that locates all clinics, hospitals and other medical facilities nationwide.

Financial Advice and Planning

CNN's Money Essentials

CNN's Money Essentials offers information on a series of topics on personal finance such as retirement planning, starting to invest and buying a home.

MSN Money

Offers useful tools like savings and debt calculators, a retirement planner and a credit estimator. There are also links to news stories about personal finance and advice from experts.

Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)

This HUD-certified nonprofit will assist homeowners with unaffordable mortgages and work with you to restructure your existing mortgage by permanently reducing the interest rate to achieve an affordable payment plan.

NYC Business Solutions

NYC Business Solutions offers free, quick and reliable answers to a broad range of business questions.

Seedco

Offers low-cost capital and free consulting for arts, non-profit or small businesses.

Women's Institute for Financial Education

Not just for women, the website has articles and advice on topics ranging from how to talk about money with significant others, to teaching children the value of money, to enjoying life on a budget.

Identity Theft

Federal Trade Commission's Identity Theft Site

Provides detailed information to help deter, detect and defend against identity theft.

Credit and Debt

Cardweb.com

Offers up-to-date information on credit card industry news and practices, along with offers for low-interest accounts.

Debtadvice.org

Helps consumers understand the wise use of credit and assists in locating a certified counselor if necessary.

Free Annual Credit Report

A credit report contains information that will effect your ability to get a loan and that can help guard against identity theft. Everyone is entitled to a free report annually.

Get Out of Debt Guy

A nonprofit consumer education organization, offering debt and money management assistance and planning.

Greenpath Debt Solutions

Offers a free financial consultation to help people understand the size and nature of their debt, develop a personal budget and create an action plan to reduce debt.

Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)

This HUD-certified nonprofit will assist homeowners with unaffordable mortgages and work with you to restructure your existing mortgage by permanently reducing the interest rate to achieve an affordable payment plan.

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