* Dinkytown Financial Calculators - www.dinkytown.net

The site, powered by KJE Computer Solutions, offers more than 250 financial calculators tailored to answer specific mortgage, loan, credit card, auto, investment, retirement savings, tax and personal finance questions.

* Ed Slott's IRA Advisor - www.irahelp.com

CPA Ed Slott regularly publishes his "IRA Advisor," a newsletter focusing on tax and estate planning for retirement savings. His site focuses on financial planning, and he regularly breaks down the newest tax laws and runs an active discussion forum.

* Investopedia.com - www.investopedia.com

Investopedia defines more than 4,500 finance and investment terms, from "A Priori Probability" to "Zombies" - but you probably knew those. Terms are explained in layman's terms, and the dictionary is searchable by keyword, alphabetically or through 15 categories.

* MoneyChimp - www.moneychimp.com

Named after an old joke about dart-throwing, stock-picking monkeys, MoneyChimp provides sophisticated, but friendly, explanations on finance and investing topics. Everything here is created with a sense of fun - visitors are invited to hit the site's "Chimp-a-Go-Go" feature to learn something random.

* MoneyWords - www.advfn.com/money-words.html

A financial glossary from Advanced Financial Network that also includes financing tools, checklists, critiques and briefings.

Social Security Administration - www.ssa.gov

Calculate Social Security benefits for you and your clients online, and check out all the other info about Social Security rates, taxes, legislation and more - including a list of the most popular names for each year, compiled from applications for new SSNs.

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