Author: Credit Union National Association (CUNA)  
  • Web site for the Credit Union National Association, offering information on locating and joining a credit union, as well as the latest news in consumer finance.
Author: Consumer Credit Counseling Service  
  • CCCS offers confidential analysis and assistance with budgeting, debt management, and foreclosure.
Author: State of WI Dept. of Financial Institutuions  
  • Find out information on a number of consumer credit topics.
Author: Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection  
  • This section of the FTC website offers practical information on a variety of consumer topics. The information here can help you avoid rip-offs and exercise your consumer rights.
Author: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System  
  • Consumer information on a variety of topics including the new credit card rules and the new overdraft rules for overdraft for debit and ATM cards.
Author: GSA Federal Citizen Information Center  
  • File a complaint, be a smart shopper, understand credit, and more.
Author: Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection  
  • Credit is much more than a piece of plastic, and the resources on this site can help you become a more savvy consumer. This site also has publications for businesses on credit issues and information on credit-related Rules and Acts enforced by the FTC.
Author: Baruch College and Miami University of Ohio  
  • DollarsFromSense.com is an interactive site that instructs young adults in the basics of personal finance and investing, so they can make smart financial decisions during the early stages of their working lives and beyond. Through rich media presentations and real-life stories, users learn the importance of saving for retirement, the dangers of credit card debt, important financial considerations in accomplishing their short- and long-term goals, and the basics of saving and investing.
Author: Council for Economic Education  
  • A premier source of classroom tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students
Author: U. S. Department of Energy  
  • Energy Savers provides homeowners with tips for saving energy and money at home and on the road. By following just a few of the simple tips found on this Energy Savers Web site, you can make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool—while you save money.
Author: Equifax Corporation  
  • One of three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, & TransUnion) that track your credit and determine your credit score.
Author: Experian  
  • One of three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, & TransUnion) that track your credit and determine your credit score.
Author: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)  
  • Resources for consumers, bankers, investors, and others.
Author: Cooperative Extension System  
  • Financial articles and activities related to business, family, farm and ranch, individual, and youth.


Author: Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)  
  • 1. This website is a resource guide for educators of youth to link their interest in promoting financial literacy to programs, materials and information. Educators of youth audience are: teachers, education administration, parents, and public/private organizations and individuals who share the financial literacy mission.

    2. This website provides some information, educational games, and websites for students who are seeking to learn more about topics of personal finance, e.g., money management, credit, investing, insurance, etc.
Author: The Center for Financial Studies at Southern New Hampshire University  
  • Eight independent instructional modules and handouts developed by The Center for Financial Studies at Southern New Hampshire University (revised 2010). The modules were developed with high school students in mind, but they are appropriate for anyone seeking information on investing fundamentals.
Author: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority  
  • These alerts will give you the information you need to protect your money and avoid scams and other investing problems.
    Topics include: college savings (529) plans, annuities and insurance, bonds, frauds and scams, margin and borrowing, mutual funds & ETFs, retirement accounts, trading securities, and more.
Author: Fond du Lac Public Library  
  • Search the catalog to find books, audiobooks, DVDs and other materials available at the Fond du Lac Public Library and throughout the neighboring five county system.
Author: Better Business Bureau  
  • Credit and debt basics, credit management, and Earned Income Tax Credit information from the Better Business Bureau.
Author: Washington State Library  
  • Resources on many subjects compiled by the Washington State Library.
Author: National Endowment for Financial Education  
  • Practical advice to get smart about money.
Author: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency  
  • Helpwithmybank.gov helps you find answers to your National Banking questions.
Author: U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)  
  • This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.

    On this site, consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft – and learn what to do if their identity is stolen. Businesses can learn how to help their customers deal with identity theft, as well as how to prevent problems in the first place. Law enforcement can get resources and learn how to help victims of identity theft.
Author: Identity Theft Resource Center  
  • Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) is a nonprofit, nationally respected organization dedicated exclusively to the understanding and prevention of identity theft. The ITRC provides victim and consumer support as well as public education. The ITRC also advises governmental agencies, legislators, law enforcement, and businesses about the evolving and growing problem of identity theft.
Author: The Motley Fool  
  • Investing basics with information on stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Free registration.
Author: Investopedia  
  • From stock quotes to investing basics, to planning for retirement, to expert investors, this site has articles, terms and definitions, tutorials, and more.
Author: Schaumburg Township District Library, IL  
  • Watch short, informational videos on investing in turbulent times, retirement planning, and debt management.
    This is a Smart Investing@your library grant funded resource.
Author: Council for Economic Education  


  • Developed for middle school and high school students, this online game gives your students the chance to learn important personal finance skills as they play and compete against fellow classmates.
Author: State Bar of Wisconsin  
  • LegalExplorer brings together the expertise of Wisconsin lawyers to answer commonly asked legal questions about Wisconsin law, written in easy-to-understand language.
Author: Mapping Your Future, Inc.  
  • Mapping Your Future is your free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. It helps you search for the perfect career and ensure that you have the information needed to get you there.
Author: MorningStar Investment Research Center  
  • Stock and mutual fund quotes, research reports and tools for making informed investing and retirement decisions. Provides current and historical quotes for over 90,000 investments.
Author: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System  
  • Resources from the Federal Reserve System for consumers, small municipalities, housing counselors, and consumer and community groups.
Author: Fair Isaac Corporation  
  • myFICO is the consumer division of Fair Isaac, the company that invented the FICO credit risk score that lenders use. Learn about FICO scores and credit basics.
Author: National Foundation for Credit Counseling  
  • The NFCC promotes the national agenda for financially responsible behavior and builds capacity for its members to deliver the highest quality financial education and counseling services.
Author: ING DIRECT  
  • Animated characters help kids from 1st to 6th grade, learn about earning, spending, saving and investing. Through their travels on Planet Orange, they will tackle topics from the value of money, to setting a budget, to building savings goals for the future.
Author: FINRA  
  • Using the Internet, the media and public forums, we help investors build their financial knowledge and provide them with essential tools to better understand the markets and basic principles of saving and investing.
Author: National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)  
  • Calculate how much money you spend on junk. Find out how much money you would have had if you had saved it instead.
Author: Northwestern Mutual Foundation  
  • Themint.org is packed with fun activities, games, challenges, quizzes and tests for students and teens, tips for parents, and entertaining programs and lesson plans for teachers.
Author: TransUnion  
  • One of three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, & TransUnion) that track your credit and determine your credit score.
Author: Federal Judiciary, U.S. Courts  
  • The Federal website governing bankruptcy. This site explains the different types of bankruptcy and offers resources, forms, and more.
Author: Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions  
  • The Wisconsin DFI regulates banks, credit unions, securities representatives and investment advisors doing business in Wisconsin. They also maintain the corporate filings for LLCs and corporations in the state.
  • Wisconsin Saves is a statewide initiative devoted to promoting financial awareness and encouraging financial action among people of all economic levels.
Author: Yahoo!  
  • Find the latest news, track stocks, learn more about personal finance, view various retirement and mortgage calculators, and a lot more.
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