American Bankers Association: Consumer Connection
Consumer Connection from the ABA Education Foundation features many
banking and personal finance basics, even quizzes. Additional sections
are for children and young adults.
Bank Branch Online
This site shares information and tips on many areas of online banking.
Here you can find all kinds of information to help manage your personal
finances. From the latest national rates to all kinds of basics, Bankrate.com
can help answer your questions. The site also provides information
on the Truth in Lending Act and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
The Certified Financial Planner Board
The CFP Board's site provides resources on financial planning and
financial planners, so you can get the answers you need when looking
for a financial planner.
Credit Education Bureau
The Credit Education Bureau site contains information on all financial
areas related to credit, and even includes 'calculators' you can use
to help figure out your financial needs in many areas.
Credit Union Online Library
This site's resources are designed for credit union members making
Request your credit report and find other subjects of interest in
personal finance, including how to protect against identity theft.
Experian also provides credit reports, along with other personal finance
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The FDIC's Web site answers basic questions about banking insurance,
and includes other topics related to personal finance, banking data
and statistics, and resources for consumers, communities, and bankers.
The Federal Reserve
Find all kinds of information about the central bank of the United
States - the Fed - here at its Web site.
FINRA Investor Education Foundation
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation provides underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life.
Internal Revenue Service
At the IRS web site, find information about an area important to everyone's
financial plan - taxes.
Institute of Consumer Financial Education
The ICFE's Web site helps get out the word on "financial information
and education, credit education courses, debt management education,
bankruptcy education, savings and investment information, credit counseling
information, and financial planning education for all age groups,"
as well as many other features, including an extensive section for
The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is a national
leader in personal finance education and creator of the authoritative
national financial literacy standards and benchmarks. The site features
a clearing house of high-quality educational materials, a "Reality
Check" financial simulation, and current legislation, among other
National Association of Investors Corporation
The NAIC aims to educate people about successful long-term investment.
National Council on Economic Education
The NCEE provides extensive resources for economics educators.
National Credit Union Administration
The NCUA Web site gives background on credit unions and the NCUA itself.
The site also contains a good deal of reference information.
The U.S. Treasury's Bureau of the Public Debt offers information about
government savings bond rates and other government investments.
Like Equifax and Experian, TransUnion provides credit reports and
other credit information for consumers.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Learn here how the SEC works to protect investors.
Use Credit Wisely
This Citibank site introduces tips that everyone needs to use credit
wisely. Featured sections include "know the rules," "spend responsibly,"
"be protected," and "new & noteworthy."