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The North Carolina Jump$tart Coalition has compiled the following collection of websites, events, programs and miscellaneous information as part of our dediction to financial education within our communities and the State of North Carolina.  Inclusion in this listing does not constitute an endorsement by the Coalition.

Resources:

America Saves Resource Packet
America Saves offers this resource packet to highlight the importance of saving for college.

BBB Scam Stoppers
The Better Business Bureau offers this Web site to educate consumers about scams and offer a way to report scams directly to the BBB.

Building Native Communities Help Desk
The First Nations Development Corporation, the First Nations Oweesta Corporation, and the Key Bank Foundation sponsor this help desk, which provides technical assistance to organizations using the Building Native Communities curriculum in their programs. For more information, contact Jaci Reed at (303) 774-8838 or Turn on JavaScript!.

CFPB Spanish Web Site
The CFPB has launched its Spanish-language Web site.

FINRA 2012 Financial Capability Study
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation has released the results of the 2012 National Financial Capability Study. This second iteration of the study builds on the survey findings and benchmarks established in 2009 and adds to the conversation about how individuals can best manage and make decisions about their financial resources.

Money Smart for Older Adults: Prevent Financial Exploitation
The CFPB and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation offer this tool to help older consumers and their loved ones prevent financial fraud and exploitation.

MyMoney.Gov
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has redesigned MyMoney.gov, a “one-stop shop” for Americans to find financial education information and resources from across the federal government in one place.

My Green
The First Nations Development Institute created the My Green campaign and Web site in response to the demand to provide financial education to the growing number of Native American youth who are receiving a large lump sum of money as part of their Minor’s Trust (Big Money) payout.

President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability Report
The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability issued its final report in March 2013. The report includes 15 recommendations designed to help Americans better understand financial matters and make informed financial decisions.

Retirement Toolkit
The U.S. Department of Labor, in cooperation with the U.S. Social Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, launched this online toolkit to help workers identify key issues related to retirement planning and understand important decisions related to employment-based plans, Social Security, and Medicare.

Slam the Door on Phishing Scams
The Consumer Federation of America has released new tips and short, funny videos to help consumers avoid identity theft.

Starting Early for Financial Success
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission has released a list of research priorities for the fields of financial literacy and education.

Transforming the Financial Lives of a Generation of Young Americans
The CFPB released this report about advancing financial literacy for youth.

Youth and Credit: Protecting the Credit of Youth in Foster Care
The Annie E. Casey Foundation created this guide, which provides advice on the best way for caseworkers and other adults to comply with the new federal law requiring child welfare agencies to request an annual credit report for youth in foster care starting at age 16. It also provides guidance to help young people resolve any issues that show up in those credit reports.

HelpWithMyBank.gov: The OCC’s HelpWithMyBank.gov Web site provides answers to approximately 250 commonly asked banking questions. While targeted to customers of national banks and federal savings associations (FSA), the Web site has answers to many questions common to all bank and FSA consumers and provides useful information about contacting regulators of state banks, and other financial institutions; and includes an online complaint form for bank customers wishing to register their concerns to the OCC. Information is also available in Spanish. A link from HOPE NOW—an alliance of counselors, mortgage companies, and other mortgage market participants—to HelpWithMyBank.gov has been established.

Financial Literacy Resource Directory: The OCC's Financial Literacy Resource Directory provides information on financial literacy resources, issues, and events of importance to bankers, organizations, and consumers of all ages. The resource directory includes descriptions of, and contact information for, government programs on financial literacy education and capability, and a sampling of organizations whose missions are to support financial literacy through campaigns, fact sheets, newsletters, conference materials, publications, and Web sites.

MyMoney.gov: MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government’s Web site dedicated to teaching consumers the basics about financial education. The redesigned, interactive site includes information from 21 federal agencies and bureaus to help consumers plan for life events with financial implications, such as buying a home, balancing a checkbook, and planning for retirement. The Web site also provides money management tools, such as financial calculators and worksheets.

Websites:

National Jump$tart Coalition Home Page
www.jumpstart.org

Personal Financial Resources for Teachers & Youth from the West Virginia State Treasurer's Office
http://www.wvsto.com/Financial+Education/Teachers+and+Youth.htm

North Carolina Financial Literacy Network
http://www.ag.ncat.edu/financiallit/index.htm

Center for Student Credit Card Education, Inc.
http://www.cscce.com/

The North Carolina Council on Economic Education
http://www.nccee.org