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FREE LEGAL HELP
MONEY AND DEBT MANAGEMENT AND HOW TO SAVE MONEY
This site provides resources on financial literacy to the general public. The site has many useful links to documents about credit, homeownership, debt, taxes, and much more.
The FTC is a government organization that oversees laws to protect consumers. Their website has a great deal of useful information for the consumer regarding getting out of debt, money saving, and the reporting of consumer practices associated with fraud. There are many free brochures available.
You can order the 2010 Consumer Action Handbook, which contains information about being a smart consumer, avoiding identity theft, understanding credit, and much more.
This organization tests various consumer products and rates them on quality, reliability, safety, and usability. It is a good resource to use when you,'re considering a major purchase.
Reports on the price of gas at various stations near you. Find the lowest-priced gas in town!
HOUSING AND MORTGAGES
This government department gives information about homeowner and tenant rights, housing assistance, and home improvement.
The Obama Administration's Making Home Affordable Program includes opportunities to modify or refinance your mortgage to make your monthly payments more affordable. It also includes the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program for homeowners who are interested in a short sale or deed-in-lieu of foreclosure.
BANKING AND FRAUD PROTECTION
This site provides information about protecting yourself from Internet fraud, telemarketing, and other safety issues.
This page gives information about how the Government insures your savings as well as other investment information.
No one should go hungry in America. FNS provides children and low-income people access to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education. They help nearly one in four people.
This website provides information from the US Department of Education on preparing for and funding post-secondary education.
Find out your eligibility for various government benefits, and find information about how to apply.