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Financial Education Links

American Bankers Association Foundation
ABAEF Started in 1925, the ABA Foundation develops programs and materials that help bankers provide financial education in their communities.
American Savings Education Council: Website
American Savings Education Council: Website
The Bank Training Center provides banking and mortgage professionals with a variety of licensing, certification and training courses, as well as a wide range of events to help improve your career and the performance of your organization.

Centers for Financial Education
The Centers for Financial Education, a nonprofit, educational organization, are a division of Money Management International, the nation's largest full-service credit counseling agency.

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network
Just as children absorb their parents speech patterns and eating habits, they learn about money management by watching and listening, during trips to the grocery store and conversations at home.

Creative Wealth International
Creative Wealth International (formerly The Money Camp) is a unique financial literacy program for kids, teens and adults. The Money Camp began as an inspiration by Elisabeth Donati when she read Robert Kiyosaki's book, "Rich Dad, Poor Dad". Relating to her own lack of financial education and parental guidance in the area of financial literacy, she began considering the possibility of developing a summer camp for kids that was both fun and education, with the center theme surrounding the basic concepts and principles of money.

CompareCards is a leader among credit card resource websites. It offers consumers the ability to compare credit cards side-by-side and choose a credit card based on interest rate, reward benefit, cost savings and other factors that are important to each individual.

Consumer Affairs
This site provides an opportunity to compare reviews of credit card sites.

Credit Card Insider
Credit Card Insider was created as a resource for consumers to safely research, compare, and apply for a credit card.

FDIC MoneySmart
The Money Smart program, developed jointly by the Department of Labor and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, provides a comprehensive adult financial education curriculum at centers nationwide that offer employment and training services. Banks and other institutions can also use this curriculum to serve their communities.

Federal Reserve Education
Here you can find links to instructional materials and tools that can increase your understanding of the Federal Reserve, economics and financial education. All of the Fed web sites, curriculum, newsletters, booklets and other resources are free.

Feed the Pig
Feed the Pig provides helpful tools, articles, tips and other resources to help consumers attain financial stability.

Financial Football
Financial Football Guide

Financial Literacy Guide
Financial Literacy Guide

Guide to Financial Literacy Resources and the CRA
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Institute for Financial Literacy
The Institute for Financial Literacy is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote effective financial education and counseling. Founded in 2002, the Institute accomplishes its mission by working with organizations to incorporate financial education into their existing services. Since its founding, the Institute has provided financial education, counseling and information to nearly 500,000 consumers.

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy maintains a clearinghouse of resources that seek to promote financial literacy.

Junior Achievement
287,491 JA volunteers teach 339,261 classes to 8,358,087 students a year.

The Mint is packed with all kinds of tips about what to do with your money.

Mountain America Credit Union's Youth Center
This center has tabs with fun and interactive information pertaining to kids, teens, teachers, as well as parents. There are games, coloring pages, a savings calculator and more.
U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.

Money Math: Lessons for Life
U.S. Department of the Treasury. Teaching mathematical concepts through real world personal finance scenarios.

National Endowment for Financial Education
The National Endowment for Financial Education is the only private, nonprofit, national foundation wholly dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans.

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
This directory provides descriptions and contact information for a sampling of organizations that have undertaken financial literacy initiatives as a primary mission.

National Financial Education Network Database
The website is comprised of materials submitted by the members of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission's National Financial Education Network to provide resources on financial literacy to the general public.

President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy
The President and the Secretary of the Treasury have tasked the Council to work with the public and private sector to help increase financial education efforts for youth in school and for adults in the workplace, increase access to financial services, establish measures of national financial literacy, conduct research on financial knowledge and to help strengthen public and private sector financial education programs.

USDA Cooperative Extension Youth Financial Education
Cooperative Extension is a nationwide educational network that brings research and knowledge of land-grant institutions to people in their homes, workplaces, and communities.

Wi$e Up
Wi$eUp is a program designed for Generation X & Y women. Its goals are to promote financial security through online education and to encourage responsible saving habits for future retirement.

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