Financial Literacy

  • 66 Ways to Save Money advice on saving on airline fares, cars and gasoline, insurance, banking and credit, housing, etc.  from the Federal Citizen Information Center
  • Connecticut Department of Banking information about the banking industry and consumer credit issues including investor education, credit repair, debt management, fraud, banking scams, identity theft, and mortgage assistance
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau   to educate consumers about financial products and services— whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products
  • Consumer Price Index from the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, monthly data on price changes in representative goods and services
  • Federal Trade Commission the goal of the FTC is to protect consumers, prevent fraud, deception, and unfair business practices in the marketplace
  • IdentityTheft.gov is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process.
  • MyMoney.gov this website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans
  • Security and Exchange Comission investor information, filings and forms, news and proposed rules
  • Securities and Exchange Commission Filings & Forms (EDGAR) registration statements, reports, and other information filed by foreign and domestic companies, access and download for free
  • USA.gov information on housing, money matters, health, employment, and federal programs along with government contact information

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