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Financial Literacy Information and Resources  

Helpful resources relating to financial literacy for students. (Original creator of this guide is Curleen Elliott, Librarian at Baker Library, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT)
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What is Financial Literacy?

"Financial Literacy" is "the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial wellbeing.”

By the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy in 2008


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Financial Literacy: The Federal Government's Role in Empowering Americans to Make Sound Financial Choices


Financial Literacy in College: How much do you know about your finances?


Films on Demand- Your Money, Your Life


Financial Literacy Basics


Electronic Books

National Financial Literacy Strategy - Hendriks, Toma P.
Publication Date: 2010
This book explores The Financial Literacy Strategy which aims to help consumers understand how to prevent becoming involved in transactions that are financially destructive, how to avoid becoming victims of fraud, and how to exercise their consumer protection rights. Financial literacy can empower consumers to be better shoppers, allowing them to obtain goods and services at lower cost.


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