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Information on personal financial literacy
As you search the library catalog and library databases, try some terms such as: Financial literacy; Personal financial literacy ; "buying a home" ; "renting vs buying"
PBS. Your Money, Your Life
Real People. Real Issues. Get Your Financial Life on Track. Includes videos, calculators, a glossary, quizzes, and other tools and resources.
Practical Money Skills
Learn about budgeting, saving, credit, debt, identity theft, etc
Personal financial literacy advice ranging from information about credit cards to education to insurance and more.
Smart About Money
A wide range of financial topics from the National Endowment for Financial Education.
FDIC Consumer News Page
FDIC Consumer News provides practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services. Issues and selected articles offer helpful hints, quick tips and common–sense strategies to protect and stretch your hard-earned dollars.
What if you don’t make much money? How do you get by?
Play Spent - A Poverty Simulation Game
Try the online game Spent to get a feel for the kinds of choices that we have to make without sufficient income. This game was developed with Durham, North Carolina in mind
Worth, Sarah. (2016, September 19). Poverty simulation prepares medical students for patients who struggle. An exercise done at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Health to help medical students understand the financial world that some of their patients face.