Links to Department-specific websites offering valuable tools and information
Information Direct from the Source
In a world flush with the trendy, yet damaging and sometimes catastrophic, practice of creating and spreading fake news stories, fact-checking and scrutinizing the information we consume has become a necessity. Starting at the source and researching the details will always confirm/deny the validity of most media-related stories/articles.
United States Social Security Administration
Social Security touches the lives of nearly every American. We’ve been with you from day one, when your parents applied for your Social Security number, and we are with you from your first job through your retirement party and beyond…
United States Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
United States Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and secure trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development.
Federal Citizen Information Center
For more than 40 years, the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) has been a trusted one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services. The FCIC is being discontinued (2017 final year), but all resources remain available for reference and download.