Consumer Tips and Your Education
Consumer Information: 5 Step Financial Literacy Series
The Federal Reserve Board has updated their 5 Step Series which includes: 5 Tips to Avoiding Foreclosure Scams, 5 Tips to Getting the Most From Your Credit Card, 5 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score, 5 Tips for Protecting Your Checking Account, and 5 Tips For Protecting Your Home From Foreclosure.
Consumer U: Tips for College Students
Millions of young people are arriving on the nation's college campuses this week. Many of them will be embarking on a life without parents for the first time. Unfortunately, many of these young people will be entering the marketplace on their own, with precious little understanding of how to navigate it successfully. Worse, many students may fall prey to scams targeting college students. With this in mind, here are a few tips for young consumers heading out on their own, whether to college or just their first apartment.