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Find information on government-funded legal aid programs in your state.


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.

The Federal Citizen Information Center has provided this brochure on how to save money on transportation, utilities, housing, and more.

Lists 23 lessons for gaining control of your financial life.

Lists 23 lessons for gaining control of your financial life.

You can order the 2010 Consumer Action Handbook, which contains information about being a smart consumer, avoiding identity theft, understanding credit, and much more.

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has provided a list of links to help you with your investment decisions.

This page from the US Department of Labor provides general information about retirement plans, 401(k)s, and saving for retirement.

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!


You can access two free online resources for homeowners to get advice. They are titled "Defaulting on Your Mortgage Has Costly Consequences" and "Mortgage Servicing: Making Sure Your Payments Count."

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.

These federal mortgage programs may help you buy a home. This page from provides many links on finding the best mortgage, how to refinance a mortgage, and how to avoid loan fraud.


Information on how to detect and prevent identity theft.

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.

The Rapid Response program, specialist will help you with job search assistance, unemployment insurance, and more.

Find out your eligibility for various government benefits, and find information about how to apply.