Financial Literacy

Use the following financial literacy materials to learn to make responsible choices about managing your money.

MONEY MANAGEMENT
 Making a Budget
 Budget Saving Tips Worksheet
 Choosing a Bank
 Managing Financial Accounts
 Avoiding Fees
 Money Saving Tips

PROTECT YOUR CREDIT
Credit Reports and Scores
Identity Theft
Dealing with Identity Theft
Building Credit
Are You a Compulsive Debtor?
Creating a Debt Reduction Plan
Avoiding Credit Repair & Debt Negotiation Scams
Understanding Bankruptcy

INSURANCE
Understanding Insurance
Auto Insurance
Life Insurance
Renter’s Insurance
Disability Insurance

INVESTING
Investment Accounts
Retirement Savings Ideas
Why Save for Retirement?
Investment Accounts
Types of Investments
NC 529 Plan

BUYING A HOME
Renting vs Buying a Home as a Student
Understanding Mortgages
Is Buying a Home Right for You?

BUYING A CAR
Negotiating Your Purchase
Financing Your Car Purchase
Buy or Lease Decisions

ADDITIONAL TOOLS
Simple Savings Calculator
Budget Calculator
Bank Balancing Tool