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AARP - Money and Work section provides news, tips, and discussions about financial planning, consumer decisions, spending decisions, and working options.

American Savings Education Council - Raises public awareness about what is needed to ensure long-term personal financial independence.

Better Investing -- National Association of Investors Corporation - Teaches individuals how to become successful, strategic, long-term investors. NAIC investors employ fundamental analysis to study common stocks and mutual funds.

Consumer Action - Money Management page lists publications about managing finances that can be downloaded and printed or viewed online.

Consumer Federation of America - Finance page provides consumers with information about banking, credit and debit use, insurance, investing, real estate, and savings and wealth.

Consumer Information Catalog - Money section lists free and low-cost publications available through the Federal Citizen Information Center.

Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), U.S. Department of Labor.  EBSA is committed to educating and assisting the 150 million Americans covered by the 730,000 private retirement plans and six million private health and welfare plans and the plan sponsors and members of the employee benefits community. EBSA promotes voluntary compliance and facilitates self-regulation, working diligently to provide quality assistance to plan participants and beneficiaries. It is the policy of EBSA to provide the highest quality of service to its customers.      

Federal Trade Commission - The consumer protection section offers free publications about protecting yourself from fraud, particularly issues that face older Americans.

MyMoney.gov - The Federal Government's website dedicated to helping Americans understand more about their money how to save it, invest it, and manage it to meet your personal goals.

National Academy of Social Insurance - Offers nonpartisan information about Social Security, Medicare, workers' compensation, and other social insurance programs.

National Endowment for Financial Education - An independent, non-profit foundation committed to educating Americans about personal finance and empowering them to make positive and sound decisions to reach financial goals.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling - Provides assistance to people dealing with stressful financial situations.

National Funeral Directors Association - Consumer Resources section provides information about planning and paying for a funeral before death.

USA.gov - The official government gateway for citizens interacting with government, businesses interacting with government, and governments interacting with government.

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission - Investor Education section provides a variety of services for consumers on wise investing and avoiding fraud.

smartaboutmoney.org - A vast collection of personal finance information where users can quickly and easily locate materials most relevant to their individual financial needs, on everything from getting out of debt to managing money wisely to saving for the future.

Social Security Administration - No-cost electronic newsletter about Social Security.

Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement - Retirement planning education for women.

 

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