Friday, April 13, 2012

Financial Literacy 101 – Part 2

As promised in Part 1 of this article, following are some online resources to help you improve your financial awareness-most sites are free; some have a small fee attached (from Gregory Karp at theChicago Tribune):
Government Sites
• – H.I.P. Pocket Change
Private Sites/Organizations
• – National Endowment for Financial Education
• – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (love the name)
• – owned by Intuit, maker of Quicken software; site/mobile app helps you set goals & budgets
• – popular blog for discussing financial issues
• – aimed at educating young people about consumer issues, by    the Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona
•,,, – sites where children can learn about “earning, spending, saving and giving
Games & Other Stuff Sites
• – Financial Football; NFL-themed game to test money-management skills – for that armchair QB who could use a little additional financial knowledge
• – The Stock Market Game gives middle school through high school students the opportunity to invest an imaginary $100,000 in online stocks, bonds and funds. By the SIFMA Foundation
• – see such  Avengers comic book heroes as Spider-Manand Hulk discuss money topics
These sites are a good start for both adults and kids to deepen their financial knowledge; as they say “Knowledge is Power”.
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