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Excel Easy- Free lessons on Excel.

How Secure Is My Password- Test to see if you are using strong passwords.

Mouse Tutorial- A resource for beginners on using the mouse.

Tech Boomers - Free online training courses for any website you can think of, including Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, Youtube, and many, many others as well as lessons on protecting your privacy online and additional safe internet practices.

Typing.com- Free typing lessons for beginners.

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Legal Dictionary- Provided by law.com

Legal Services of North Dakota- a non-profit organization, providing legal assistance in a variety of matters to low income and elderly North Dakotans.

North Dakota Attorney General- Information about state legal news and procudes, as well as applications for state licenses

North Dakota Legal Research- Get information on court cases in North Dakota.

North Dakota Legislative Branch- View the North Dakota State Constitution and Century Code.

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Please visit our main Digital Resources section that includes access to the Value Line database, one of the most trusted sources for stock and investing information.

Brokerage Sites

Many of these trading sites have apps that allow you to trade on a variety of mobile devices.  Search the names below in your device's app store to find out if the broker you're looking at has one.  The cost of trading varies from site to site.  Invest at your own risk.

Charles Schwab

E*Trade

Fidelity

Interactive Brokers

Options House

Robinhood - TRADING THROUGH DOWNLOADED APP ONLY

Scotttrade

TD Ameritrade

Trade King

Important Investing and Finance Info

Credit ratings (S&P Capital IQ) - Credit ratings show the financial stability and risk in a particular investment.  The better the rating (AAA is the best, D is the worst), the better the quality of the investment is.  To view credit ratings on S&P Capital IQ, sign up on their site for free.

Dividend history (NASDAQ Dividend History) - See how long and how frequent your investment has paid out dividends.

Dividend information (Dividend.com) - Stock dividend yields, payouts, and years in a row of growth.

Dividend lists (Wall Street News Network) - Category lists for dividends such was what stocks paid out in a certain month of the year.

Investing basics (Money Chimp) - Basics of investing and economics.  Includes a glossary of useful terms.

Investing definitions (Investopedia) - Provides definitions on any investing term you can think of.

Personal Finance (The Simple Dollar) - In addition to information on the basics of investing, this site includes sections on the basics of credit cards, banking, insurance, and a variety of useful articles.

Major News Sites

Bloomberg

CBS Money Watch

CNBC

CNN Money

FOX Business

Google - By typing in a stock's symbol and the word "stock" into the search bar, you'll get basic charts and info.  If using the Google Chrome web browser, typing the stock symbol and "stock" into the address bar (sometimes pressing the space bar and then backspace after "stock" will need to be done too) will bring up the current price quote.

NASDAQ

Reuters Finance

Yahoo Finance

Simulated Trading

These types of sites and mobile apps will help you learn how to trade without having to risk actual money.  Great for first-time investors or those wanting to test a new trading strategy.

FinViz - Allows users to create dummy portfolios in addition to offering a wide variety of filters to narrow their investing search and the ability to create wishlists.

Investopedia

Market Watch

Stock Market Simulator - Google Play Store

Stock Wars - Apple App Store

Trade Hero - Apple App Store, Google Play Store

Wall Street Survivor

Social

Seeking Alpha - View user-generated investing and finance articles, get involved in conversations about specific articles and stocks, and create wishlists.

Twitter

Stock Screeners and Charts

FinViz - Allows users to view stock charts, use a wide variety of filters to narrow their investing search, create wishlists, and create dummy portfolios to test investing strategies.

Stock Charts - Create charts based on a variety of data. 

Stock-Specific Sites

24/7 Wall Street

Investor Place

Morningstar

The Motley Fool

The Street

Zacks

Taxes

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Disclaimer

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