Search Results: Consumer Issues

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    Oklahoma Money Matters
    Subject: Banking, Budgeting, Consumer Issues, Credit, Financial Planning, Identity Theft, Paying for College, Retirement Planning, Saving, Student Loan Management, Taxes, Teaching Kids about Money
    Audiences: Students, Adults, Educators, Service Providers
    Source: Oklahoma Money Matters
    Website containing helpful tools and resources to help students, parents and consumers make the most of their money.
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    English

     
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    Your Money Matters: An Adult´s Guide to Personal Finance (PDF)
    Subject: Banking, Budgeting, Consumer Issues, Credit, Financial Planning, Identity Theft, Paying for College, Retirement Planning, Saving, Student Loan Management, Teaching Kids about Money
    Audiences: Adults (Employees, Parents)
    Source: Oklahoma Money Matters
    Helps adults learn to manage their finances and build wealth: includes a supplemental CD
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    Your Money Matters: Your Money, Your Way (PDF)
    Subject: Banking, Budgeting, Consumer Issues, Credit, Identity Theft, Paying for College, Saving, Teaching Kids about Money
    Audiences: Adults
    Source: Oklahoma Money Matters
    Highlights practical ways for adults to handle their money, even if they´ve reached a crisis point
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    Budgets Are Sexy
    Subject: Budgeting, Consumer Issues, Credit, Financial Planning, Saving
    Audiences: Adults
    Source: BudgetsAreSexy.com
    A personal finance blog that addresses serious money-related issues written with a humorous flare.
    Free Resource
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    Buying a Home
    Subject: Consumer Issues (Mortgage)
    Audiences: Adults
    Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    A website providing information to help you make informed decisions when purchasing a home. Topics addressed include figuring out how much you can afford, knowing your rights, shopping for a loan, homebuying programs, making an offer, getting an inspection and purchasing insurance.
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    Calculator: Is It Better to Buy or Rent?
    Subject: Consumer Issues (Mortgage)
    Audiences: Adults
    Source: The New York Times
    Compare the cost of buying and renting a home using this calculator.
    Free Resource
    Tool (Calculator)
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    Cash Money Life
    Subject: Budgeting, Consumer Issues, Credit, Saving
    Audiences: Adults
    Source: CashMoneyLife.com
    A personal finance and career journal with information about money management, earning money, improving credit scores and responsible credit card use.
    Free Resource
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    English

     
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    Consumer Handbook on Adjustable Rate Mortgages (PDF)
    Subject: Consumer Issues (Mortgage)
    Audiences: Adults, Students (College)
    Source: Federal Reserve Bank
    This publication explains how adjustable rate mortgages [ARMs] work, and discusses some of the issues that borrowers might face.
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  • 9.
    Consumer Jungle
    Subject: Budgeting, Consumer Issues, Credit, Investing, Saving, Teaching Kids about Money
    Audiences: Students (High School, College), Adults (Parents), Educators (Teachers)
    Source: Consumer Jungle
    Consumer Jungle is a Web-based program that helps high school students become financially savvy. The site includes online games for students, classroom materials for teachers and tools for parents to teach their kids about money
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    English

     
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    Cost of Loans Calculator
    Subject: Consumer Issues (Auto Loans), Credit
    Audiences: Students (College), Adults
    Source: Practical Money Skills for Life
    This calculator is a handy tool to help you compare loans
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    Tool (Calculator)
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Oklahoma Money Matters established this clearinghouse of financial literacy resources as a tool to help teachers, professors, educational administrators, practitioners and communities access information and instructional materials to support personal finance education for all ages. The clearinghouse contains publications, curricula and multimedia that address important money management topics such as saving for retirement, building a budget, balancing your checkbook and managing credit. We hope these resources help you make smart financial decisions and/or help you teach someone else how to manage their money successfully.