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Learning how to be smart with money can be fun, and of course it’s certainly rewarding!
Having money in the bank opens up all kinds of new ways to save money on purchases as well. For example, you can stock up when prices are low – if you have the money to do it. And, you have more bargaining power with money to support you, when you’re shopping second-hand or used. There’s so much to learn, and it’s all free!
- Financial Soccer CD-ROM
Financial Soccer will test your speed, agility and endurance on the field of money management. Fast-paced, fun and challenging for all ages, Financial Soccer puts you at the center of the action, and gives you the ultimate money management workout. CD includes full game and classroom teaching modules. All materials are available in both English and Spanish.
- Practical Money Skills at Home CD-ROM
The calculators and games on Practical Money Skills At Home CD-ROM make learning financial management skills easy and fun:Games
Cash Puzzler, Ed’s Bank, Financial Football (standard), Financial Football (advanced), Countdown to Retirement, Road Trip to Savings and The Smart Money Quiz Show
Save a Million, Rework Budget, Retirement, Cost of Credit, Cost of Loans, Auto Loan, Save for College, Entertainment Planner, Gift Log, Holidays, Mortgage, Back to School Budgeting and Travel Calculator
- What Women Need to Know About Retirement E-Book
This eBook addresses the unique challenges women face as they approach retirement age. A joint project of the Heinz Family Philanthropies and the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement, its topics cover a range of financial investment options, a closer look at Social Security and health care, and tips on making a lifetime money plan that includes smarter spending, and how to prepare for the unexpected.
- Practical Money Guides: Complete Set
Covering everything from credit cards to budget basics to the ins and outs of a credit history, these brochures educate consumers on the key issues of financial responsibility.
- Practical Money Guide: Budget Basics
A budget can help you pay your bills on time, cover unexpected emergencies, and reach your financial goals now and in the future. Most of the information you need for your budget is already at your fingertips. This guide explains how to create a budget and stick to it.
- Practical Money Guide: Credit Card Basics
Credit cards can be powerful financial tools for you and your family, and as with all financial tools, they need to be used carefully. This guide outlines the basics of credit cards and the responsible use of credit.
- Practical Money Guide: Credit History
To get a glimpse of your financial future, many businesses look at your financial past. This history is contained in your credit report. Your credit report determines everything from qualifying for a loan, the rate you’ll pay on that loan, getting a new job, renting an apartment and obtaining car insurance. This guide explains what credit bureaus are, why your credit history matters, and how to correct credit report errors and keep your credit rating strong.
- Practical Money Guide: Debit Card Basics
If credit cards mean ‘pay later,’ debit cards mean ‘pay now.’ These cards are tied to your bank account and are like paying with cash. With debit cards, you’ve got to have the money in the bank to cover your purchases. These cards look similar to credit cards so make sure you know what type of card your financial institution issued you.
- Practical Money Guide: Identity Theft
When your personal financial information gets into the wrong hands, the consequences can be devastating. It’s critical to understand how identity theft and card fraud can happen to you. The information provided here will help you avoid becoming a victim and tell you what you can do if your identity is stolen.
- Practical Money Guide: Prepaid Card Basics
A prepaid card is a card you load with money to make purchases anywhere a debit card is accepted. It’s a safe alternative to carrying cash and paying check-cashing fees. In lieu of traveler’s checks, prepaid cards can be good options for traveling. They’re also a popular gift-giving idea because recipients can use them for whatever they want, and they’re widely accepted.
- Take Control of Your Credit Score
This brochure covers all of the essentials of credit scoring. Learn what a credit score is, how it’s calculated, why it’s important, and tips on how to improve your score and keep it in top form.
- Financial Football CD-ROM
Visa and the NFL have teamed up to help teach students personal finance skills. Financial Football is a fast-paced interactive game that engages students to learn more about managing money. Teams compete by answering multiple-choice, financial questions to earn yardage and score touchdowns. Geared toward high school level students, the disc includes financial curriculum for classroom use.
- Financial Football Advanced Edition CD-ROM
Visa and the NFL have teamed up to help teach students personal finance skills. Financial Football is a fast-paced interactive game that engages students to learn more about managing money. Teams compete by answering multiple-choice, financial questions to earn yardage and score touchdowns. This advanced edition of Financial Football is geared toward college level players. This disc also includes financial curriculum for classroom use.
- What’s My Score Money 101 Student Workbook
A hands-on, activity workbook for college students learning the What?s My Score Money 101 curriculum.