Personal Finance: Credit and Debt
- 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy: Credit and Debt Answers to commonly asked questions about credit from the American Institute of CPAs.
- Check Your Credit Report A step by step video and Q&A for checking a credit report from the Federal Trade Commission.
- Consumer Information on Credit Cards Information on credit card agreements, including college credit cards, from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
- Credit Card Optimizer A tool for determining the best distribution of your credit card debt to yield the lowest costs.
- Credit Card Pay Off A calculator for determining what it will take to pay off your credit card balance, and what spending changes are needed to meet repayment goals.
- Credit Counseling and Debtor Education A state-by-state listing of agencies approved by the U.S. Justice Department for credit counseling and debt education.
- Credit Discrimination A handout on credit discrimination from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
- Dealing with Debt Debt management resources from the Federal Trade Commission.
- Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information Consumer Information on money and credit from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
- Government Loans Federal loan information from the U.S. Government.
- How Credit Cards Work An overview of how credit cards work from U.S. News World and Report. Includes, overviews of costs, types of credit cards, and credit card best practices.
- How to Obtain Your Free Credit Report Step-by-step instructions for obtaining a free credit report from each of the three national credit reporting agencies.
- How Your Credit Score Impacts Your Financial Future An overview from FINRA on the importance of good credit.
- National Foundation for Credit Counseling Comprehensive information about credit and debt topics, with a focus on counseling services.
- Smart About Money—Credit and Debt A basic self-paced courses from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE).
- What is Credit? Experian's definitions for several types of credit and why credit is important to have.
- Consumer Credit Explorer The Consumer Credit Explorer utilizes data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to display and compare various debt information per selected demographic characteristics.
- GovLoans.gov Federal loan information from the U.S. Government.
- Student Debt Relief Information and resources on student loan payment options from Equal Justice Works, a nonprofit dedicated to justice and equality for all citizens.
American Library Association. Financial Literacy in Public Libraries: A Guide for Building Collections.
My thanks go to ALA for inventing this wheel for me.
CFPB's list of financial educational resources