Financial Literacy

Money Smart On-Line

This is a website hosted by The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), which is committed to preserve and promote public confidence in the U.S. financial system by insuring depositors for at least $250,000 per insured bank; by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to the deposit insurance funds; and by limiting the effect on the economy and the financial system when a bank or thrift institution fails.

MoneyWi$e

MoneyWi$e, a national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One to educate consumers about how to manage their finances, is the first program of its kind to combine free, multilingual financial education materials, curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached.

My Money Management

The site is designed to provide consumers with educational tools and access to certified credit counselors. It offers tips on managing finances, balancing bank accounts, applying for home loans, and recognizing the warning signs of financial trouble.

MyMoney.gov

U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are planning to buy a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401k, the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you do it better.

Practical Money Skills

Practical Money Skills for Life contains a set of tools and resources to improve financial literacy at home, at work and/or at school. The site contains practical solutions and resources for teaching people the importance of financial literacy in all settings. Examples of tools include lesson plans for teachers, calculators for monthly budgets, mortgages, saving, and auto loans. This site also offers several “games” to teach financial fitness, among them are “Financial Football” and “Smart Money Quiz Show”.

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