Below is a listing of organizations and their respective websites that provide valuable information for financial educators and consumers. Please explore these resources and tools to use in your presentations. If you'd like to suggest an addition to this list, please email us at info@mdcash.org.


American Financial Services Association | www.afsaef.org
Publications and online “Money Skill” course for high school students

American Savings Education Council | www.choosetosave.org
Publications, curriculum, calculators, retirement ball park sheet - all focused on the power of savings

AssetPlatform (from the Aspen Institute) | www.assetplatform.org
Delivers high quality products and services, including trainings, calculators, assessment tools, consumer-friendly financial products and links to experts

Citibank |
www.citigroup.com
The Citi Financial Education Curriculum & Facilitator's Guide offers basic lessons in personal finances

Consumer Action | www.consumer-action.org
Multilingual educational materials and technical assistance

Consumer Federation of America | www.consumerfed.org
Studies and fact sheets on financial and consumer protection topics

Credit Abuse Resistance Education | www.careprogram.us
Free financial literacy program which makes bankruptcy professionals available to educators, students and the public to illuminate the dangers of credit abuse

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation | www.fdic.gov
“Money Smart” financial educational curriculum in multiple languages

Federal Reserve | www.FederalReserveEducation.org
Lesson plans, publications, videos and online financial education tools

Financial Education Game | www.financialentertainment.org
Online game teaching budgeting, credit, and spending decision making

“Foolproof” Consumer Education Portal for Students | www.foolproofonline.info
Online course sponsored by credit unions

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy | www.jumpstart.org
Financial literacy research, standards and educational resources for pre-kindergarten through college-age youth

Junior Achievement| www.ja.org
Financial education programs for middle and high school students

Maryland Attorney General |www.oag.state.md.us/WiseBuys
Consumer protection tip sheets and online game for teens

Maryland CASH Campaign | www.mdcash.org
Tool kits for conducting a Credit Café and for helping educators with assisting their clients on a variety of financial topics

Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition (MCRC)  | www.marylandconsumers.org
Nonprofit organization that advances and protects fairness and justice for Maryland consumers through research, education and advocacy. Check their "Tips for Buying a Car" video

Maryland Financial Literacy Coalition | www.mdfinancialskills.org
Curriculum, teaching tools for multiple school-age groups

National Council on Economic Education | www.ncee.net
Publications and online courses for students and teachers

National Endowment for Financial Education | www.financialworkshopkits.org
Workshop kits including FAQs, customizable PowerPoint presentations, scripts, and handouts focused on educating varied, yet specific audiences on financial basics

Securities and Exchange | www.sec.gov/investor
Educational game and materials related to investing

US Financial Literacy Coalition | www.mymoney.gov
Online tools, worksheets, and federal government resources


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