In the past few years, using the Internet for information and guidance in the area of personal finance has become the obsession of more and more Americans. This guide provides the needed direction to locate the appropriate intelligence to answer questions about current personal financial needs. Covering over 1400 carefully selected Web sites, part 1 includes resources for financing personal goals, such as education and retirement. Other sections of the book offer sites on investment choices and services, managing and protecting assets, personal banking, debt management, estate planning, insurance, and taxation. For each site, the author has included a summary description to highlight the contents, features, and sponsor. Sites were chosen based on ease of navigation, timeliness of information, scope, and level of free access. Indexes are by Web site sponsor and subject.