For more information, visit these financial management Web sites:
American Savings Education Council (ASEC)
Includes information about U.S. savings rates and programs and organizations that promote saving for retirement.
This site, maintained by the CFP Board, provides a list (organized by state) of CFP (certified financial planner) licensees, including their name and address, license expiration date, and license status.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
Contains government information about the income and expenses of American households.
Federal Consumer Information Center
Contains links to hundreds of online government publications.
Federal Reserve Board Credit Survey
This site includes data updated every six months by the Federal Reserve Board. Information about credit card rates and terms is supplied by the largest U.S. card issuers as well as other financial institutions that submit information.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Contains information about consumer fraud topics and FTC enforcement actions.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
The IRS Web site provides access to federal income tax information, downloadable IRS tax forms, and related services.
Investing For Your Future Home Study Course
A 158-page basic investing home study course developed for beginning investors with small dollar amounts by Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension and a coalition of land grant universities and two federal government agencies. The course consists of 11 units on topics such as finding money to invest, equity and fixed-income investing, mutual funds, and investment fraud.
Contains information about how to enroll in Money 2000, copies of past newsletters, links to NJAES fact sheets, and conference updates.
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Allows users to search to see if they are due a pension from a company that is now defunct.
Planning for a Secure Retirement
A retirement planning course available for free on the Internet.
Personal Risk Management Assessment
Allows users to produce a personal risk management plan based on personal characteristics and highlights risks that are not being adequately addressed and those that may be needlessly insured.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Includes the EDGAR data base with information about specific investments and general advice about investment fraud.
Social Security Administration
Contains information about Social Security benefits and issues.
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