Author: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants  
  • 360 Degrees of Financial literacy is a national volunteer effort of the nation’s Certified Public Accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances and develop money management skills. It focuses on financial education as a lifelong endeavor—from children learning about the value of money to adults reaching a secure retirement.
Author: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation  
  • Bank Find can answer questions such as: Is My Bank Insured? Where are My Bank's Branches Located? Where is My Bank's Home (Main) Office Located? What is My Bank's Web Site Address? What Happened to My Bank (Historical List of Events)? Does My Bank have a New Name? Is My Bank Still Open? And More.
Author: U.S. Department of Labor  
  • Career One Stop is your one-stop shop for employment information. It provides you with the tools you need to find the right career for you, effectively complete resumes and interviews, and plan a successful career.
Author: Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection  
  • This section of the FTC website offers practical information on a variety of consumer topics. The information here can help you avoid rip-offs and exercise your consumer rights.
Author: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System  
  • Consumer information on a variety of topics including the new credit card rules and the new overdraft rules for overdraft for debit and ATM cards.
Author: Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection  
  • Credit is much more than a piece of plastic, and the resources on this site can help you become a more savvy consumer. This site also has publications for businesses on credit issues and information on credit-related Rules and Acts enforced by the FTC.
Author: U. S. Department of Energy  
  • Energy Savers provides homeowners with tips for saving energy and money at home and on the road. By following just a few of the simple tips found on this Energy Savers Web site, you can make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool—while you save money.
Author: U.S. Department of Education  
  • Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school.
    Application forms may also be available at the FDL Public Library Reference Desk.
Author: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)  
  • Resources for consumers, bankers, investors, and others.
Author: Federal Trade Commission  
  • Commonly asked questions about your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, with information about filing a complaint with the FTC.
Author: Federal Trade Commission  
  • One-stop resource to learn how to deter, detect and defend against identity theft.
Author: Channel One News  
  • Videos, games, quizzes and activities to promote financial literacy.
Author: Better Business Bureau  
  • Credit and debt basics, credit management, and Earned Income Tax Credit information from the Better Business Bureau.
Author: Federal Trade Commission  
  • Identity theft, credit scams, lost wallets, credit fraud, with information about maintaining, improving and protecting good credit.
Author: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency  
  • Helpwithmybank.gov helps you find answers to your National Banking questions.
Author: U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)  
  • This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.

    On this site, consumers can learn how to avoid identity theft – and learn what to do if their identity is stolen. Businesses can learn how to help their customers deal with identity theft, as well as how to prevent problems in the first place. Law enforcement can get resources and learn how to help victims of identity theft.
Author: Internal Revenue Service  
  • Find federal forms, instructions, and current tax news.
    The Fond du Lac Public Library may have a limited selection of current tax forms.
Author: U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  
  • U. S. government program includes opportunities to modify or refinance your mortgage to make your monthly payments more affordable.
Author: Department of Health and Human Services  
  • Official U.S. site for Medicare, with information on enrollment, eligibility, coverage, and claims.
Author: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System  
  • Resources from the Federal Reserve System for consumers, small municipalities, housing counselors, and consumer and community groups.
Author: O*Net & U.S. Department of Labor  
  • Use O*net as your resource for career information. Find standardized descriptions of hundreds of careers including the skills you need to be successful on the job, salary information, related careers, and future hiring demands. Use the Skills Search to pinpoint the careers that best match your skills set.
Author: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics  
  • Find out what training/education are required, expected salaries, job prospects, work duties and conditions and more, for the occupations of your choice.
    A print edition is also available at the Fond du Lac Public Library.
  • Practical tips from federal government agencies and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.
Author: Social Security Administration  
  • Social Security can provide you & eligible family members with benefits when you retire, in case you become disable, and when you die. Use the planners to help you better understand your Social Security protection as you plan for your financial future. Then use one of the benefit calculators to find out your monthly benefit amounts.
Author: U.S. Social Security Administration  
  • The official site to plan for your social security retirement benefits, apply for benefits or check your benefits. Also includes information on Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), and Medicare.
Author: U. S. Dept. of Health & Human Services and U. S. Dept. of Justice  
  • Tools, announcements, and information from the U.S. Departments of Health & Human Services and the Department of Justice on fighting and reporting Medicare fraud.
Author: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt  
  • TreasuryDirect is the first and only financial services website that lets you buy and redeem securities directly from the U.S. Department of the Treasury in paperless electronic form. You enjoy the flexibility of managing your savings porfolio online as your needs and financial circumstances change - all the time knowing your money is backed by the full faith of the U.S. government.
Author: Federal Judiciary, U.S. Courts  
  • The Federal website governing bankruptcy. This site explains the different types of bankruptcy and offers resources, forms, and more.
Author: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  
  • Links to housing news; information about home owning, buying, renting and financing; community data; pages about how to work with HUD; a resource library and more.
Author: U.S. Department of Labor  
  • Find the latest national statistics on the consumer price index, unemployment, earnings and more. Also find useful information about retirement, training, employment law and much, much more.
Author: U.S. Department of Labor  
  • Find career and job training information courtesy of the United States Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration. You can assess your current skills, explore different career options, and research potential jobs in the areas that interest you most.
Author: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)  
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
Author: U. S. Mint  
  • The United States Mint H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site shows how connected people are to coins. The games, stories, and other activities bring coins to life. They present not only the extraordinary people pictured on the coins, but also the generations of citizens who have carried this change. What a great place to examine the "History In your Pocket" (H.I.P.)!

Author: Office of Citizen Services and Communications  
  • Get official information on grants, loans, financial aid, and other benefits from the U.S. government
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