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With support from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (CFS) and the New York City Department  of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) partnered on a pilot More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Brief
Tags: Job Training, Financial Counseling, Financial Empowerment    
Date: 4/21/2014
You have rights when you deal with debt collectors. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 3/29/2013
Your application for a job means an employer can check your credit report. Here are some things to know. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 3/29/2013
Economic studies on households’ financial asset ownership and allocation have discussed the relationship between asset holdings and socioeconomic variables. The current research on asset ownership has been conducted with data from the country of China utilizing a random sample of 2080 Chinese More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Working paper
Tags: China
Date: 3/4/2013
This article explain how having a low credit score can affect your ability to get more credit and to get or keep a job. Employers can use a credit report when they hire and evaluate employees for promotion, reassignment or retention. The article explains your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Your credit report contains information about where you live, how you pay your bills, and whether you’ve been sued or arrested, or have filed for bankruptcy. Credit reporting companies sell the information in your report to creditors, insurers, employers, and other businesses that use it to More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Tools Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website presents, "Spotlight On," which features updates on programs and outreach efforts by several Money Smart Alliance Partners. It is organized by theme so that educators can learn how Money Smart Alliance Partners are integrating Money Smart into other related programs. Themes include More information...
Audience: Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The Consumer Expenditure Survey collects information from households and families on their buying habits (expenditures), income, and household characteristics. The survey data are collected on an ongoing basis by the U.S. Census Bureau for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This nationwide More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Dataset
Date: 3/28/2012