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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 Teacher
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Pilot Program, Financial Access, New York City
Date: 4/21/2014
In consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and President Bush's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation commissioned the first national study of the financial capability of American adults in 2009. The overarching research objectives of the More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 5/29/2013
Check your free credit report at least once a year to find and fix mistakes, update your information, and guard against identity theft. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Guidance
Date: 4/22/2013
Be on the lookout for mystery credit card fees. You may be paying for add-on credit card products you may not realize you agreed to buy. Here's how to spot and avoid these unnecessary charges. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 4/22/2013
Three steps to take when you don't have enough money to pay your credit card bill. How to avoid debt-counseling scams. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 4/22/2013
Steps to get and keep a good credit score. Find out what helps and what hurts your credit score. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 4/22/2013
Based on the information you provide, this on-line calculator will give you an estimate of how long it will take you to pay off your credit card balance. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Calculator Tools
Date: 4/5/2013
This article featured in the Winter 2011/2012 edition of FDIC Consumer News provides information about what to do if you have been turned down for opening a checking account or the bank has closed your account and the importance of understanding reasons why. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 4/5/2013
How, why, and when to order the free copies of your credit report you’re entitled to from each of the nationwide credit reporting companies. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Brochure Website
Date: 3/25/2013
The Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because you get public assistance. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/25/2013