- America Saves: (Consumer Federation of America)
Organization dedicated to providing free financial tools, services for saving and
resources in an effort to advance the financial literacy of Americans.
- Choose to Save: Education Program (Employee Benefit Research Institute)
Includes calculators on: Credit Cards, Auto, Home Mortgage, and Home Equity.
- Consumer's Guide to Credit Cards (Federal Reserve Board)
Provides a basic guide to navigating the credit card process. Includes "What You Need
to Know: New Credit Card Rules"
- Credit Card Debt Resource Center
Assists consumers looking for answers on topics related to revolving credit card debt
with a variety of resources including basic credit card debt information, glossary
terms, calculators that help formulate and implement a budget that will most effectively
reduce debt, and state guides that give information on credit card debt.
- Credit, Loans, & Debt (AARP)
Offers many resources on Credit, Loans, and Debt including calculators. It contains
sections on in the Spotlight news, Editors picks, and From the Experts.
- Credit and Loans (Federal Trade Commission)
Provides resources to help you become a more savvy consumer.
- CreditSmart Curriculum (FreddieMac)
Downloadable curriculum "CreditSmart: Understand, Build, and Maintain Better Credit.
Avoiding Credit Traps, Becoming a Homeowner, and much more.
- Credit Wise Cats (Take Charge America)
Provides educational resources to help consumers achieve financial success: Managing
Credit, Investing, Avoiding Bankruptcy, and a Roadmap to Financial Success.
- Financial Literacy Quizzes: (State of California)
Financial Literacy is the ability to read, analyze, manage, and communicate about
the personal financial conditions that affect material well-being.
- Financial Security: Consumer Credit (eXtension)
Includes information about Bankruptcy, Credit Scores, How to Get Out of Debt, How
to Select a Credit Card, and much more.
- Institute for Financial Literacy
Includes various programs and partnerships on financial literacy. Other information
includes resources, support and media and bankruptcy-related services.
- MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about
- Money Tips for All Ages: Your Finances at Different Stages of Life: (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
Offers many tips for parents, teens, pre-retirees, retireees, financial caregivers
and much more.
- National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
Provides information on credit and debt, tips to keep that credit record sparkling,
are you a credit user or abuser, and much more.
- Parent Smarts: Credit Information Series for Parents (University of Illinois-Extension)
Provides educational information, financial tips, activities and additional resources
to help children become more responsible credit consumers.
- Personal Financial Education (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Offers a variety of resources on loans and credit, home mortgages, interest rates,
consumer protection, and banking. Also "There's a lot to Learn About Money: You Can
Take Charge of Your Financial Future."
Updated March 2012
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