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MoneyWi$e, a national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One, is the first program of its kind to combine free, multilingual financial education materials, curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached. Please click on Publications tab above to access the full collection of MoneyWi$e publications.
 
 

 

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Five Recent Publications

Friday, February 08, 2013

Good Credit - Build it and keep it (English) A fact sheet that explains what a credit history is, how to get your credit report, how to establish good credit and where to complain if you have a problem.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Saving to Build Wealth - Make Money Work For You (Hmong) Daim ntawv no yog los qhia vim li cas tseem ceeb heev rau yus khaws nyiaj, npaj homphiaj me thiab homphiaj loj los pab yus khaws nyiaj, qhib ib lub txhab nyiaj tau paj me thiab tej kev uas yuav pab tau koj cov nyiaj ntau ntxiv thiab ceev dua, nrog qhia txog rau cov txhab ciaj nyiaj tau paj, nyiaj laus rau yus tus kheej, nyiaj qiv ntawm nomtswv thiab nyiaj khaws rau menyuam mus kawm ntawv qib siab.

This brochure provides information about the importance of saving, setting short- and long-term goals to promote saving, opening a savings account and ways to make your money grow faster, including certificates of deposit (CDs), individual retirement accounts (IRAs), U.S. Savings Bonds and college savings accounts.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (Chinese) This 24-page booklet is designed primarily for parents but may also be useful for older teens. It covers many topics, including working, budgeting, figuring out if a purchase is a "need" or a "want," banking, writing checks, savings, credit cards, credit reports, driving and cell phones. The booklet contains illustrations and examples of a weekly spending evaluation, a paycheck stub, how comparison shopping can save money and how to write a check. It also contains a list of helpful web sites for parents and kids.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (Vietnamese) Cẩm nang 24 trang này được phát hành với mục đích chính cho phụ huynh nhưng cũng có ích cho thiếu niên lớn tuổi. Bài viết bao gồm nhiều đề tài, kể cả làm việc, dự thảo ngân sách, tính xem vật mua là thứ "cần" hay thứ "muốn," ngân sách, viết chi phiếu, tiết kiệm, lái xe, và điện thoại di động. Cẩm nang cũng ghi những minh họa và thí dụ ước tính chi tiêu hàng tuần, một cùi chi phiếu, làm thế nào để so sánh khi mua sắm có thể tiết kiệm được tiền bạc và làm thế nào để viết một chi phiếu. Bài viết cũng ghi rỏ những trang điện toán hữu ích cho phụ huynh và thiếu niên.

This 24-page booklet is designed primarily for parents but may also be useful for older teens. It covers many topics, including working, budgeting, figuring out if a purchase is a "need" or a "want," banking, writing checks, savings, credit cards, credit reports, driving and cell phones. The booklet contains illustrations and examples of a weekly spending evaluation, a paycheck stub, how comparison shopping can save money and how to write a check. It also contains a list of helpful web sites for parents and kids.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (English) This 21-page booklet is designed primarily for parents but may also be useful for older teens. It covers many topics, including working, budgeting, figuring out if a purchase is a "need" or a "want," banking, writing checks, savings, credit cards, credit reports, driving and cell phones. The booklet contains illustrations and examples of a weekly spending evaluation, a paycheck stub, how comparison shopping can save money and how to write a check. It also contains a list of helpful web sites for parents and kids.

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