TeachME Financial Literacy

The following resources can be used to learn more about building personal money management. The list includes sources of information on financial literacy, saving and investing, and budget and debt management. This guide is not intended to be all-inclusive; there are many additional national, state and local resources that can provide additional information on building wealth for a more secure financial future.

NO CITIZEN LEFT BEHIND CONFERENCE (November 1- 2, 2007)

Presentation on financial literacy resources delivered by Treasurer Lemoine (Powerpoint)

FINANCIAL LITERACY

America Saves
(202) 387-6121
www.americasaves.org
American Financial Services Association Education Foundation
919 18th St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5503
(202) 296-5544
www.afsaonline.com
American Savings Education Council
2121 K St., N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20037-1896
(202) 775-9130
www.asec.org
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
20th & C Streets, N.W.
Washington, DC 20551-0001
(202) 452-3000
www.federalreserve.gov/consumers.htm
Building Wealth
http://www.dallasfed.org/ca/wealth/index.html
Choose to Save® Education Program
Employee Benefit Research Institute/American Savings Education Council
2121 K St., N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20037-1896
(202) 775-9130
www.choosetosave.org
Fannie Mae
3900 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20016-2892
(202) 752-7000
www.fanniemae.com
www.homepath.com
Financial Services Education Coalition
"Helping People in Your Community Understand Basic Financial Services"
Financial Management Service,
U.S. Treasury
401 14th Street, S.W., Room 304D
Washington, DC 20024-2106
(202) 874-6908 or
fax: (202) 874-7321
Freddie Mac
8200 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102-3110
(703) 903-2000
www.freddiemac.com
Institute for Financial Literacy
PO Box 1842449 Forest Ave.
Portland, ME 04104
www.financiallit.org

 

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
919 18th St., N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006-5517
(888) 45-EDUCATE
www.jumpstartcoalition.org
National Community Reinvestment Coalition Financial Literacy Campaign
733 15th St., N.W., Suite 540
Washington, DC 20005-2129
(202) 628-8866
www.ncrc.org
National Council on Economic Education
1140 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-5803
(800) 338-1192
www.ncee.net
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
5299 DTC Blvd., Suite 1300
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-3334
(303) 741-6333
www.nefe.org
VISA’s FINANCIAL FOOTBALL
www.practicalmoneyskills.com/football
 
SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT INFORMATION
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20580-0002
(877) 382-4357
www.ftc.gov
National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (Nasdaq)
1735 K St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1500
(800) 289-9999
www.nasdr.com
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
11 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005-1974
(212) 656-3000
www.nyse.com
Securities Industry Association
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271-0080
(212) 618-1500
www.sia.com
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Bureau of the Public Debt
999 E St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20239-0001
(800) 722-2678
www.treasurydirect.gov
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of Investor Education and Assistance
450 Fifth St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20549-0001
(800) 732-0330
www.sec.gov
 
BUDGET AND DEBT MANAGEMENT
American Consumer Credit Counseling, Inc.
130 Rumford Ave., Suite 202
Newton, MA 02466-1316
(800) 769-3571
www.consumercredit.com
Center for Student Credit Card Education, Inc.
http://www.cscce.com/
Credit Counseling Centers of America
888 S. Greenville Ave., Suite 101
Richardson, TX 75081-5044
(972) 235-5222
Maine Office of Consumer Credit Regulation
35 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0035
(207) 624-8527
Consumer Toll Free Line: 1-800-DEBT LAW (1-800-332-8529)
www.maine.gov/pfr/ccp/ccp_index.htm
Myvesta (formerly Debt Counselors of America)
"Facts for Consumers: Choosing and Using Credit Cards"
6 Taft Court, Suite 301
Rockville, MD 20850-5359
(800) 680-3328
www.myvesta.org
National Foundation for Counseling Credit
8611 Second Ave., Suite 100
Silver Spring, MD 20910-6320
(301) 589-5600
www.nfcc.org