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Financial Literacy

This guide provides resources for personal finance literacy.

Understanding Credit Scores


“Don’t get freaked out because we are all being watched. This "they" are the credit bureaus, and they’re watching how you handle money. And if you make a mistake, they will know it!”

Brad Burnett, “9 Things”


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Topics


  • Credit Bureaus

  • Credit Report

  • FICO Score

  • Repairing Credit

  • Identity Theft

You can use these topics as your keywords when you search the databases listed in the Helpful Research Databases Box or in Google.


Helpful Research Databases


Use these databases to search your research topics more thoroughly.


Helpful Videos


Identity Theft


Five Ways to Help Protect Your Identity

Repairing Credit


How to Choose a Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Helpful Books