TeachME Financial Literacy

Providing personal finance education connections for Maine residents, teachers and students

 

The following resources can be used to learn more about building personal money management. The list includes sources of information on financial literacy, saving and investing, and budget and debt management. This guide is not intended to be all-inclusive; there are many additional national, state and local resources that can provide additional information on building wealth for a more secure financial future.

FINANCIAL LITERACY

America Saves

(202) 387-6121

www.americasaves.org

American Financial Services Association Education Foundation
919 18th St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-5503
(202) 296-5544
www.afsaonline.com
American Savings Education Council
2121 K St., N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20037-1896
(202) 775-9130
www.asec.org

Answers.com Economic Resources For Kids
http://coupons.answers.com/guide/15643319/Free-Online-Economic-Resources-for-Kids.html
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
20th & C Streets, N.W.
Washington, DC 20551-0001
(202) 452-3000
www.federalreserve.gov/consumers.htm
Building Wealth
http://www.dallasfed.org/ca/wealth/index.cfm
Choose to Save® Education Program
Employee Benefit Research Institute/American Savings Education Council
2121 K St., N.W., Suite 600
Washington, DC 20037-1896
(202) 775-9130
www.choosetosave.org
 
Community Financial Literacy
Financial Education for Maine Refugees and New Immigrants
104 Riverton Drive, Room 2
Portland, ME 04103?
(207) 797-7890
www.newmainersavings.org
 
Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Maine
A Division of Money Management International
111 Wescott Rd, South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 321-2037 
www.CCCSME.org
Fannie Mae
3900 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20016-2892
(202) 752-7000
www.fanniemae.com
FDIC’s Money Smart Program
www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/mscbi/mscbi.html
Financial Services Education Coalition
"Helping People in Your Community Understand Basic Financial Services"
Financial Management Service,
U.S. Treasury
401 14th Street, S.W., Room 304D
Washington, DC 20024-2106
(202) 874-6908 or
fax: (202) 874-7321
Freddie Mac
8200 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102-3110
(703) 903-2000
www.freddiemac.com
High School Money Book
(800) 888-4452
www.adams-hall.com/hiscmobo.html
Institute for Financial Literacy
PO Box 1842449 Forest Ave.
Portland, ME 04104
www.financiallit.org

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
919 18th St., N.W., Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006-5517
(888) 45-EDUCATE
www.jumpstartcoalition.org

National Community Reinvestment Coalition Financial Literacy Campaign
733 15th St., N.W., Suite 540
Washington, DC 20005-2129
(202) 628-8866
www.ncrc.org
National Council on Economic Education
1140 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-5803
(800) 338-1192
www.ncee.net
National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
5299 DTC Blvd., Suite 1300
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-3334
(303) 741-6333
www.nefe.org
Office of Securities, Maine Dept. of Professional & Financial Regulation
http://www.maine.gov/pfr/securities/index.shtml
U. S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Providing financial education resources for all Americans
www.mymoney.gov
U. S. Treasury Department
www.controlyourcredit.gov
VISA’s FINANCIAL FOOTBALL
www.practicalmoneyskills.com/football
 
SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT INFORMATION
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20580-0002
(877) 382-4357
www.ftc.gov
National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (Nasdaq)
1735 K St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1500
(800) 289-9999
www.nasdr.com
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
11 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005-1974
(212) 656-3000
www.nyse.com
Securities Industry Association
120 Broadway
New York, NY 10271-0080
(212) 618-1500
www.sia.com
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Bureau of the Public Debt
999 E St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20239-0001
(800) 722-2678
www.treasurydirect.gov
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of Investor Education and Assistance
450 Fifth St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20549-0001
(800) 732-0330
www.sec.gov
 
BUDGET AND DEBT MANAGEMENT
American Consumer Credit Counseling, Inc.
130 Rumford Ave., Suite 202
Newton, MA 02466-1316
(800) 769-3571
www.consumercredit.com


Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Maine
A Division of Money Management International
111 Wescott Rd, South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 321-2037 
www.CCCSME.org


Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection
35 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0035
(207) 624-8527

Consumer Toll Free Line: 1-800-DEBT LAW (1-800-332-8529)
www.maine.gov/pfr/consumercredit/index.shtml
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 505
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 677-4300
www.nfcc.org