Catapult Technology Redesigns Department of Treasury Financial Literacy Web Site

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Catapult Technology announced that it was selected by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Education’s (OFE) to redesign its web site at http://www.MyMoney.gov. The project is the result of a six-month contract valued at $200,000.

Home page of the newly unveiled www.MyMoney.gov

Simplifying the government’s tools and making government information more accessible to taxpayers, as with this portal, is a key part of Catapult’s mission.

Catapult Technology, Ltd. (Catapult), a leading Information Technology (IT) contractor to the federal government, announces its selection by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Education’s (OFE) to redesign OFE’s web site at http://www.MyMoney.gov. The project is the result of a six-month contract valued at $200,000. The web site was unveiled today.

As an online resource center, http://www.MyMoney.gov is now more searchable and downloadable than its previous incarnation. The redesign improved the look, feel, and utility of the site, which includes such resources as financial calculators; and provides information on budgeting and taxes, financial planning, home ownership, paying for education, retirement planning, and other important financial topics.

During the redesign process, Catapult worked with key stakeholders and members of the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) to identify goals and intended uses for the new web site; implemented meta tags to ensure maximum dissemination of information from the website; and ensured compliance with federal regulations.

The redesign of http://www.MyMoney.gov was a project of the FLEC, which is the federal government’s web site dedicated to teaching American citizens the basics about financial education.

The site went live in conjunction with April’s Financial Literacy Month, underscoring the federal government’s commitment to financial education.

“OFE’s new web site, http://www.MyMoney.gov, is a one-stop shop for financial education resources for the public,” said Randy J. Slager, CEO, Chairman, and founder of Catapult. “Simplifying the government’s tools and making government information more accessible to taxpayers, as with this portal, is a key part of Catapult’s mission.”

About Catapult Technology
Catapult Technology is a leading Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) Information Technology government contracting firm that provides a wide array of Technology and Management Solutions and Enterprise Systems to the federal government. Catapult is focused on quality service delivery and has been independently certified as a Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level 3 company and is also ISO 20000:2005 and ISO 9001:2000 registered. The company was awarded the Government Contracting Firm of the Year by the Tech Council of Maryland in 2009, shared the Best in IT Infrastructure Award by the Outsourcing Center with General Services Administration (GSA) in 2009, and was ranked 21st on the federal government’s Top 100 Governmentwide Acquisition Contractors (GWAC) list in 2008. Catapult was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland. Go to http://www.catapulttechnology.com for more information.

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