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Financial Literacy Resources

Financial Literacy Sites:

  • SUNY Smart Track 
  • AAMC FIRST - although this was formatted for medical students, there is great information for all students.
  • CashCourse - a comprehensive personal financial training site with a great deal of valuable information. This free site offers tools and strategies to help you learn to get the most out of your money.
  • Smart About Money - A broad-based site for adults in all phases of life—from training through retirement.
  • 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy - A comprehensive site with specific sections for college students, working adults, veterans, and more.
  • My Money – Financial Education - A federal site combining information from twenty-one different federal agencies and departments.
  • 40 Money Management Tips for Students - A site dedicated to college students, and particularly those students who are under twenty-four years of age.

Managing Your Personal Finances:

  • Identity Theft - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) site has information about preventing identity theft and recovering from identity theft should you ever become a victim for it.
  • Guide to Credit Cards - A Federal Reserve System site credit cards, from interest rates and fees to repayment options (also has some Spanish content).
  • America Saves - A not-for-profit site dedicated to helping people save money, reduce debt, and gain wealth.
  • Feed the Pig - A site to strategies for saving money.

Your Credit Report:

You are entitled to 3 FREE credit reports annually.  Your credit history can be reported to any or all of the credit agencies listed below.